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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

Social media use may impact young adolescents’ brain development, Scientists find key reason why loss of smell occurs in long COVID-19, Bok choy mushroom stir fry

1/28/2023
This week the hosts discuss a study about how social media may impact young adolescents’ brain development, and they examine new research on why loss of smell occurs in long COVID-19. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Bok choy mushroom stir fry.

Forever chemicals (PFAS) in our lives, Meditation can help us make fewer mistakes, Sweet potato pomegranate crostini

1/21/2023
This week the hosts discuss the negative effects "forever chemicals" (PFAS) have on our lives, and they look at how meditation can help us make fewer mistakes. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for sweet potato pomegranate crostini.

Duration:00:53:15

Scientists finally know why people get more colds and flu in winter, Probiotic bacteria found in fermented foods might help dispel bad breath, Avocado breakfast tacos

1/14/2023
This week the hosts review why scientists finally know why people get more colds and flu in winter, and they look at how probiotic bacteria found in fermented foods might help dispel bad breath. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Avocado breakfast tacos.

Duration:00:52:59

Children and bacteria, Cell phones and radiation, Banana pudding

1/7/2023
Tom and Zorba discuss a study suggesting children benefit from exposure to dirt and bacteria. They also look at new research examining the potential risk from cell phone radiation. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for banana pudding.

Duration:00:52:59

Eating for hunger or pleasure, Cigarette warning labels, Barley salad with dates

12/31/2022
This week the hosts discuss how the body reacts to eating for hunger vs. pleasure, and they look at the effect of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for barley salad with dates.

Duration:00:53:14

Cell phone injuries, Hair dye health risk, Garlic and rosemary latkes

12/24/2022
This week the hosts look at a study that shows a recent uptick in cellphone-related injuries, and they discuss the potential cancer risks from using hair dyes and straighteners. Plus, a festive recipe for garlic and rosemary latkes.

Duration:00:52:59

COVID-19 vaccines effective for children, Eating ultra-processed foods daily linked to cognitive decline, Healthy oatmeal walnut cookies

12/17/2022
This week the hosts discuss research that shows COVID-19 vaccines are effective for children regardless of variant, and they look at a study that links consuming ultra-processed foods daily to cognitive decline. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Healthy oatmeal walnut cookies.

Duration:00:53:00

Is intermittent fasting healthy, Psilocybin as an antidepressant, BBQ pineapple chicken kabobs

12/10/2022
This week the hosts discuss if intermittent fasting has health benefits, and they look at new research about how psilocybin in mushrooms may work as well as common antidepressants. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for BBQ pineapple chicken kabobs.

Duration:00:53:14

Statins vs. Supplements, Headphones putting young people at risk for hearing loss, Cucumber, beet & pistachio salad

12/3/2022
This week the hosts compare statins vs. supplements for cholesterol control, and they discuss how headphones are causing hearing loss in young people. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Cucumber, beet & pistachio salad.

Duration:00:52:59

What dreaming does for our brains, Reducing sugar in packaged foods, Chicken empanadas

11/26/2022
This week the hosts look at the health benefits of dreaming, and they discuss how reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for chicken empanadas.

Duration:00:53:14

Cancer and sugary sodas, Good news about dementia risks, Cold cucumber soup

11/19/2022
This week the hosts look at a study that links drinking sugary sodas with a cancer risk, and they discuss a study that provides good news for people who are genetically at risk for dementia. Plus, they share a refreshing recipe for cold cucumber soup.

Duration:00:53:14

Less than five hours' sleep linked to higher risk of multiple diseases, Eating late increases hunger and decreases calories burned, Broccoli cheddar chicken & rice casserole

11/12/2022
This week the hosts look at research that shows less than five hours' sleep at night is linked to higher risk of multiple diseases, and they discuss why eating late increases hunger and decreases calories burned. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Broccoli cheddar chicken & rice casserole.

Duration:00:52:59

Lung issues from vaping, Napping may reduce heart risks, Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

11/5/2022
This week the hosts discuss the latest health issues caused by vaping, and they look at a study showing that naps may reduce cardiac and stroke risk. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for slow cooker turkey chili.

Duration:00:53:14

FDA approves over-the-counter hearing aids, Anxiety screening recommended for children, Butternut squash mac & cheese

10/29/2022
This week the hosts examine why the FDA has finally approved over-the-counter hearing aids, and they discuss why some health experts are recommending screening children for anxiety. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Butternut squash mac & cheese.

Duration:00:52:59

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

10/22/2022
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

Tattoo ink health concerns, Racial biases in health care, Chicken Marbella

10/15/2022
This week the hosts talk about what exactly is in tattoo ink and if it's safe, and they look at new research that illustrates the racial biases that exist in the healthcare industry. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for chicken marbella.

Duration:00:53:15

Ultraprocessed foods linked to cancer and early death, Breast implants connected to some forms of cancer, Everybody loves ramen

10/8/2022
This week the hosts discuss studies that found ultraprocessed foods linked to cancer and early death, and they look at why the FDA says breast implants are connected to some forms of cancer. Plus, they share a special listener recipe called Everybody Loves Ramen.

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