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Zorba Paster On Your Health

Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin and the World.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Wisconsin and the World.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

How much caffeine is too much? Air pollution from fossil fuels accounts for over 5 million extra deaths a year, Tangy Apple Potato Salad

2/14/2024
This week Zorba and Karl look at research discussing how much caffeine we should be consuming, and they discuss a study that shows air pollution from fossil fuel use accounts for over 5 million extra deaths a year. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for an Tangy apple potato salad.

Duration:00:53:00

Most long COVID effects resolve within a year after mild infection, Deep meditation may alter gut microbes for better health, Broccoli rice casserole

2/8/2024
This week the hosts discuss how most long COVID-19 effects resolve within a year after mild infection, and they examine why deep meditation may alter gut microbes for better health. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Broccoli rice casserole.

Duration:00:52:59

Bee stings may help arthritis, Study finds bottled water contains nano-plastics, Andouille Sausage Rice Pot

1/31/2024
This week Zorba and Karl look at research about how bee sting venom may help arthritis symptoms, and they discuss a study that shows many brands of bottled water contain thousands of nano-plastics. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for an Andouille sausage rice pot.

Duration:00:53:00

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

1/25/2024
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.

Duration:00:53:30

Dr. Zorba talks about grief, Study finds immersion in nature can help children’s mental health, Grilled Mango Sticky Rice

1/18/2024
This week Zorba and Karl discuss grief and the grieving process, and they talk about how being in nature can help children’s mental wellness. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Grilled mango sticky rice.

Duration:00:53:00

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

1/13/2024
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.

How your protein needs change as you age, New research on cannabis-related disorders, One Pot Taco Soup

1/6/2024
This week Zorba and Karl discuss how your protein needs change as you age, and they talk about cannabis-related disorders and toxic effects. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for One pot taco soup.

Duration:00:53:30

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

12/30/2023
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:00:53:29

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

12/23/2023
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

Hearing loss can lead to falls, Bike riding in middle school may boost mental health, Peruvian Chicken Soup

12/16/2023
This week Zorba and Karl look at new research that finds hearing loss may lead to more falls, and they discuss a study that found riding a bike in middle school may boost mental health. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Peruvian chicken soup.

Duration:00:53:15

Ecotherapy: What is it and does it work?, New study finds cutting a teaspoon of salt works as well as blood pressure meds, Mediterranean Tuna Salad

12/9/2023
This week Zorba and Karl look at new research that finds cutting 1 teaspoon of salt works as well as blood pressure meds, and they talk about if Ecotherapy really works. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Mediterranean tuna salad.

Duration:00:53:30

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

12/2/2023
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:00:53:30

20 minutes of daily physical activity may offset death risk from prolonged sitting, Decreased independent play cause of children’s declining mental health, Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole

11/25/2023
This week Zorba and Karl talk about how 20 minutes of daily physical activity may offset the death risk from prolonged sitting, and they discuss why a decline in independent play may be the cause of children’s declining mental health. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Sweet potato pecan casserole.

Duration:00:52:59

20 minutes of daily physical activity may offset death risk from prolonged sitting, Decreased independent play cause of children's declining mental health, Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole

11/25/2023
This week Zorba and Karl talk about how 20 minutes of daily physical activity may offset the death risk from prolonged sitting, and they discuss why a decline in independent play may be the cause of children's declining mental health. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Sweet potato pecan casserole.

Duration:00:53:30

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

11/18/2023
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

Why you should eat your vegetables first, Are naps good for you? Grape and Feta Salad

11/11/2023
This week Zorba and Karl talk about why you should eat your veggies first, and they discuss if naps are healthy. Plus, they share a delicious Grape and feta salad recipe.

Duration:00:53:00

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

11/4/2023
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.

Duration:00:52:59

Renting rather than owning a home linked to faster aging, Bacteria at day care might raise kids' odds for asthma, Kungpao Meatballs

10/28/2023
This week Zorba and Karl discuss research that shows renting rather than owning a home linked to faster aging, and they look at how bacteria at day care might raise kids' odds for asthma. Plus, they share a delicious guest chef recipe for Kungpao meatballs.

Duration:00:53:30

How certain foods can improve your mood, A decongestant in popular cold medicines doesn’t work at all, Green Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

10/21/2023
This week Zorba and Karl discuss how certain foods can improve your mood, and they talk about the FDA claiming a decongestant in popular cold medicines doesn’t work at all. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Green coconut curry lentil soup.

Duration:00:53:30

Alarming rise in cancer rates among people under 50, Turmeric may be as good for treating indigestion as drug to curb excess stomach acid, Potato Pizza

10/14/2023
This week Zorba and Karl discuss a new study that shows an alarming rise in cancer rates among people under 50, and they examine new research showing turmeric may be as good for treating indigestion as drug to curb excess stomach acid. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Potato Pizza.

Duration:00:53:30