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Zorba Paster On Your Health

Wisconsin Public Radio

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Language:

English

Contact:

Zorba Paster on Your Health Wisconsin Public Radio 821 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706 800-462-7413


Episodes

Teabags and microplastics, Red meat now ok? Mediterranean Chicken

10/1/2022
This week the hosts talk about how microplastics may be leaching into our tea, and they discuss new research that suggests eating red meat is not as bad as we thought. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Mediterranean chicken.

Duration:00:53:14

Wisconsin Fall Membership Drive Edition (Chocolate Banana Cake)

9/24/2022
In this week’s pledge edition of the show Tom and Zorba talk with callers about the increased duties provided by service dogs, and the power of Zorba's laugh on healthy living. Plus, they share a special pledge week recipe for chocolate banana cake.

Good news for coffee and walnut lovers, Rethinking type 2 diabetes treatment, Sesame Tofu with Broccoli

9/24/2022
This week the hosts look at new research surrounding the potential cardiovascular benefits of consuming coffee and walnuts, and they discuss why doctors are rethinking treatments for type 2 diabetes. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for sesame tofu with broccoli.

Duration:00:53:15

Some artificial sweeteners may raise blood sugar, Tattoo ink is under-regulated, scientists say, Sticky rice with pork belly

9/17/2022
This week the hosts examine a study that found some artificial sweeteners may raise our blood sugar, and they discuss the safety of tattoo inks. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for sticky rice with pork belly.

Duration:00:52:59

Dish sponges and germs, Dementia prevention, Spinach and chicken tortilla casserole

9/10/2022
This week the hosts talk about a study that looks at the amount of bacteria in our dish sponges, and they discuss a study on potential prevention factors for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for spinach and chicken tortilla casserole!

Duration:00:53:14

Study finds no evidence that depression is caused by low serotonin levels, The importance of the shingles vaccine, Thai-style beef with basil

9/3/2022
This week the hosts look at a study that found no evidence that depression is caused by low serotonin levels, and they discuss the importance of getting your shingles shot. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Thai-style beef with basil.

Duration:00:52:59

Are plant-based burgers healthy?, Graphic cigarette warning labels, Couscous and cherry salad

8/27/2022
This week the hosts discuss if new plant-based hamburgers are good for us, and they look at the new FDA-proposed cigarette warning labels that contain graphic imagery. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for couscous and cherry salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Salt substitutes lower risk of heart attack, stroke and death, New pig research may change what we know about organ transplants, Spicy eggplant and tofu bowls

8/20/2022
This week the hosts discuss how dietary salt substitutes lower risk of heart attack, stroke and death, and look at how new pig research may change what we know about organ transplants. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for spicy eggplant and tofu bowls.

Duration:00:52:59

FDA: Some hearing aids don’t need prescription, Fruits & veggies good for children’s mental health, Tangy turkey tostadas

8/13/2022
This week the hosts look at some good news for those seeking hearing aids, and they discuss research that shows eating fruits and vegetables is good for children's mental health. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for tangy turkey tostadas.

Duration:00:53:14

Binge drinking up in seniors, Post-surgery brain function risk, Turkey hummus sliders

8/13/2022
This week the hosts look at a study that shows binge drinking (and pot use) is up in older Americans, and they discuss a BMJ study that shows dementia risks increase with repeated surgeries. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for turkey hummus sliders.

Duration:00:53:14

Belly fat risks, X-rays during pregnancy, Avocado potato salad

8/6/2022
This week the hosts look at a study that examines belly circumference (not BMI) as a risk factor for obesity, and they discuss research showing you should limit x-rays during pregnancy. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for avocado potato salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Standing on one leg test predicts longevity, Weed-killing chemical found in majority of US urine samples, Honey paprika chicken

7/30/2022
This week the hosts discuss how balancing on one leg for ten seconds may predict longevity, and they talk about why a weed-killing chemical is found in the majority of U.S. urine samples. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for honey paprika chicken.

Duration:00:52:59

Smartphones and weight gain, Forever chemicals in cosmetics, Claudia’s summer gazpacho

7/23/2022
This week the hosts talk about a possible link between weight gain and smartphone use, and they look at new research about "forever chemicals" that are found in many cosmetics. Plus, they share a delicious listener recipe for Claudia's summer gazpacho.

Duration:00:53:14

Women diagnosed later than men, Daily low-dose aspirin use, Beer battered smelt

7/16/2022
This week the hosts discuss research that shows women are diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases, and they look at a study that suggests low-dose aspirin may cause brain bleeding. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for beer battered smelt.

Duration:00:53:14

New research on binge drinking, Stress accelerates immune aging, Tri-color pasta salad with pine nuts

7/9/2022
This week the hosts examine new research on the hazards of binge drinking, and they discuss how stress can accelerate immune aging. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a tri-color pasta salad with pine nuts.

Duration:00:52:59

The power of music, Exercise and cannabis use, Asparagus garbanzo bean salad

7/2/2022
This week the hosts discuss the many ways music affects our health, and they examine new research that looked at a correlation between cannabis use and exercise. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for asparagus garbanzo bean salad.

Duration:00:52:59

E-cigarette use may lead to higher use of health services, Cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia, Coconut tofu stir-fry

6/25/2022
This week the hosts look at how e-cigarette use may lead to higher use of and spending on health services, and they discuss why cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for coconut tofu stir-fry.

Duration:00:53:15

Opioids and suboxone treatment, Babysitting grandparents may live longer, Zaatar roasted eggplant

6/18/2022
This week the hosts discuss how Suboxone treatment should be more easily available to treat opioid addiction. They also look at a study that found grandparents who help with babysitting may live longer. Plus, a special guest chef shares his healthy recipe for zaatar roasted eggplant.

Duration:00:53:14

Take a vacation for your health, Obesity linked to watching TV in bed, Grilled veggie sandwiches

6/11/2022
Zorba and Tom discuss new research that shows the health benefits of taking vacations, and they look at a study that shows obesity might be linked to watching TV in bed at night. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for grilled veggie sandwiches.

Duration:00:53:14

Even mild Covid may change the brain, Using anti-inflammatory drugs may prolong back pain, Ginger sesame burgers with slaw

6/4/2022
This week the hosts look at how even mild cases of COVID-19 may change the brain, and they discuss how anti-inflammatory drugs may prolong back pain. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for ginger sesame burgers with slaw.

Duration:00:52:13