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Tuesday, March 08, 2011Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Nowadays, everything from bottled water to peanut butter seems to have souped-up levels of vitamins and minerals. But are you in danger of getting too much of these important nutrients? Dr. Ann Kulze answers this important question during her monthly Mid-Morning visit. The nutrition expert also unpacks a new study that indicates berries may offer protection against Parkinson’s Disease, explains why a big breakfast could blow your diet, and answers listeners’ nutrition questions.
 
Tuesday, November 30, 2010Growing a Healthy Brain Host(s): Lynne Ford
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There is a connection between your brain and your belly, says Dr. Larry McCleary, and it's this: properly nourish your brain and you will lose weight. The respected neurosurgeon and author of "Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly" (Teocalli, ISBN# 0-615-33950-4) returns to explain how, and to answer your brain health questions.
 
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Monday, August 16, 2010Exercise and the Brain Host(s): Lynne Ford

The evidence is incontrovertible: aerobic exercise physically transforms our brains for peak performance-and on today's encore "Mid-Morning" Dr. John Ratey explains how. The Harvard Medical School professor and author of "Spark" (Little, Brown and Company, ISBN # 0-426-22460-6) explores the connection between exercise and the brain, presenting startling new research to prove that exercise is truly the best defense against everything from mood disorders to ADHD to menopause to Alzheimer's. Originally aired June 29, 2009.
 
Tuesday, July 27, 2010Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly Host(s): Lynne Ford

Neurosurgeon Dr. Larry McCleary knows that what we eat affects our health, especially our brain. The author of "Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly" (Teocalli, ISBN # 0-615-33950-4) explains how our modern diet starves our brain - setting it up for memory loss, difficulty thinking, and even Alzheimer's - and makes us fat. Learn how to properly feed your brain while simultaneously shrinking your belly on today's "Mid-Morning."
 
Tags: nutrition, food, health, belly Categories: Mid-Mornings
Monday, July 19, 2010Sleep, It Does a Family Good Host(s): Lynne Ford
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What's the one thing every family needs more of but can't seem to find time for? Sleep! Dr. Archibald Hart, author of "Sleep: It Does a Family Good" (Focus on the Family, ISBN # 1-58997-609-2), explains the vital role of sleep in our lives (for kids and adults), and goes on to offer advice and practical suggestions on ways to ensure every family gets the sleep they need.
 
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Tuesday, May 04, 2010Raising Healthy Kids Host(s): Lynne Ford
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The news is dismal and discouraging. Today's kids are increasingly becoming afflicted with diseases that were previously confined mostly to adults. But a change in diet and a lifestyle of movement can reverse the trend. Personal fitness trainer Kerri Zurbuch, physical education teacher Sara Rymer, and Children and Nature Network's Fran Mainella explain what you can do to raise a healthy child.
 
Tags: children, health, kids, nutrition Categories: Mid-Mornings
Tuesday, April 27, 2010Caring for an Aging Parent Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Where do you go for help when caring for an aging parent? Today's "Mid-Morning" is a good place to start. Kim Atchley, co-author of "When Your Aging Parent Needs Care" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-2526-6), and Edna Ballard from Duke University's Family Support Program, offer indispensable advice for dealing with the daily challenges of organizing a parent's medical care, housing and finances while nurturing your own health, faith, and family.
 
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Wednesday, March 17, 201050 Ways to Feel Great Today Host(s): Lynne Ford, Char Binkley
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Want to give your blah mood the boot? Discover how to beat stress, ward off worry, and banish the blues on today's "Mid-Morning" with Dr. David Biebel, author of "50 Ways to Feel Great Today" (Revell, ISBN# 978-0-8007-3291-2). It could be as simple as decorating something, going fishing, or sleeping in. Then we'll open the phones to hear what helps give your mood a healthy boost.
 
Tags: Biebel, attitude, health, mood Categories: n/a
Thursday, February 18, 2010Raising Fit Kids in a Fat World Host(s): Char Binkley

One out of five American children is severely overweight, and this trend shows no signs of slowing, prompting parents - just like you - to ask how can we protect our kids from obesity? On this encore "Mid-Morning," Dr. Joani Jack, co-author of "Raising Fit Kids in a Fat World" (Regal, ISBN# 0830745343), joins Char during to share practical, proven advice and tools, rather than a diet plan, to encourage behavioral changes in your kids so they can live fit lives to the fullest. Originally Aird March, 20, 2008.
 
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Friday, February 05, 2010Gut Health Host(s): Lynne Ford

Gurgles, gas, and your gut...whether your issue is acid reflux, persistent heartburn, or constipation, relief is a phone call (or e-mail) away. Dr. Patricia Raymond is back on today's Mid-Morning to answer your health questions affecting anywhere in the body between, as she puts, where food goes in and comes out!
 
Tags: health, gastric, gut Categories: Mid-Mornings
Tuesday, February 02, 2010Hearth Health Host(s): Lynne Ford

It may be hard to believe, but heart disease is far and away the most likely reason that you, your husband, sibling, co-worker and even your children will die. But with the one-two punch of exercise and heart-healthy eating you can reduce your risk for heart disease. Personal fitness trainer Kerri Zurbuch and Registered Dietitian Melissa Schwab tell you how.
 
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010Heal: Healthy Eating, Abundant Living Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Tired of diets, counting calories, weighing food, and the daily struggle between appreciating the body you have and idolizing the body you want? It's time for you to "Heal" (Group, ISBN # 0-7644-3735-9). Judy Wardell Halliday, co-founder of Thin Within, and Allie Marie Smith, founder of HEAL (Healthy Eating, Abundant Living), discuss the stumbling blocks to a healthy body image and offer powerful truths for rising above the strongholds of food, eating, and body image.
 
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Monday, January 11, 2010Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg credits repairing broken windows in empty buildings with lowering the city's crime rate. The same principle holds true when it comes to getting healthy: little adjustments garner big results. On today's Mid-Morning, Dr. Ann Kulze lists six little habits to embrace in 2010 that can help you get healthy!
 
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Friday, November 20, 2009Dupont Resource Center: Diabetes Host(s): Char Binkley
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Diabetes strikes 23.6 million adults and children in America resulting in an increase in heart disease, stroke, and problems with vision, kidney and nerve function. Friday's expert panel from Dupont Resource Center addresses your questions and shares preventative methods for keeping diabetes at bay. They also give tips on how to best care for yourself if you have already been diagnosed with diabetes so you can keep it from spiraling out of control and live a life full of health.
 
Friday, November 20, 2009Dupont Resource Center Host(s): Char Binkley
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Diabetes strikes 23.6 million adults and children in America resulting in an increase in heart disease, stroke, and problems with vision, kidney and nerve function. Friday's expert panel from Dupont Resource Center addresses your questions and shares preventative methods for keeping diabetes at bay. They also give tips on how to best care for yourself if you have already been diagnosed with diabetes so you can keep it from spiraling out of control and live a life full of health.
 
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Tuesday, November 03, 2009Conquering Chronic Fatigue Illnesses Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Fatigue syndromes like fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and hypothyroidism rob millions of people of the energy to do and enjoy even the little things of life; and getting the proper diagnosis often proves elusive. Dr. Jonathan Forester unmasks the causes of the most prevalent fatigue illness, and explains the treatment options he's used to effectively help patients struggling with a debilitating fatigue condition.
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009When Your Mate Has Emotionally Checked Out Host(s): Char Binkley
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Marriage is a lonely place to be When Your Mate Has Emotionally Checked Out (Tate, ISBN# 1598862804). Not only is it devastating to a relationship when one spouse has difficultly showing and receiving emotion, love, and affection, but it's also devastating to the children involved. Christian therapist, Craig Miller, joins Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning to provide tools for healthier relationships and next steps toward the journey of emotional healing.
 
Monday, October 12, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

Thinking of getting pregnant? There's important nutrition news you need to know before you conceive. Dr. Ann Kulze reveals the details during her monthly Mid-Morning visit. The nutrition expert also explains why eating late at night can pack on the pounds, why pairing certain foods result in supercharged health benefits, and why you should spike your tea with a little Vitamin C. Get the science-based answers to your nutrition questions from Dr. Ann Kulze!
 
Thursday, October 08, 2009Dr. Patricia Raymond Host(s): Lynne Ford

Did you know the cause of bad breath may be in your stomach? Gastroenterologist Dr. Patricia Raymond explains the connection and addresses the common gut, colon, and bowel problems we're embarrassed to mention (Did someone say bloating and gas?). Whether your issue is acid reflux, persistent heartburn, or constipation, relief is a phone call (or e-mail) away.
 
Tuesday, October 06, 2009Kerri Zurbuch Host(s): Lynne Ford

Fitness trainer and mommy-to-be, Kerri Zurbuch, discusses the benefits of exercising during pregnancy while offering practical and safe how-tos. And if you think increasing the incline on your treadmill gives you a more effective workout, Kerri explains a better to boost the burn and answers your fitness and exercise questions.
 
Tuesday, September 22, 2009Allergy and Asthma Relief Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Runny eyes, itchy throat, sinus pressure and nasal drainage or congestion: welcome to the world of allergies. Get much-needed advice for controlling your bothersome allergy symptoms and for managing asthma from Dr. Elizabeth Isbister.
 
Thursday, September 17, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

She's in Fort Wayne and in the Mid-Morning studio: Dr. Ann Kulze! Get a preview of Dr. Ann's "Live Life!" event (tonight at the Grand Wayne Center. Tickets available at the door and at the Anchor Room) from one of today's leading nutrition experts. The author of Dr. Ann's 10-Step Diet also shares three ways to curb your cravings for sweets, reveals the results of a study measuring Vitamin D in youth, and answers your nutrition questions.
 
Tuesday, September 08, 2009Say Goodbye to Mindless Eating Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Do you eat when you're hungry - or bored, or stressed, or unhappy, or watching TV, or... whenever? Say goodbye to mindless eating that not only packs on pounds, but also distracts from facing what's driving you to eat when you're not hungry. Dr. Linda Mintle helps you discover the root causes behind unintentional eating, and offers tools to help you "Press Pause Before You Eat" (Howard Books, ISBN # 1-4391-4864-8).
 
Friday, August 21, 2009Dupont Resource Center: Prostate Cancer Host(s): Char Binkley
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Over 192,000 men in the United States will learn that they have prostate cancer during this year. And nearly 28,000 of them will die from the disease. During today's Mid-Morning Dr. Eastlund and Dr. Urban will answer questions about prostate cancer. And they will explain how becoming involved in a support group can help men and their families journey through this difficult time.
 
Monday, August 10, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

There's always an "I didn't know that!" moment when Dr. Ann Kulze unpacks the latest nutrition news. On today's show will it be vinegar's ability to help you burn fat? Why you should cook vegetables whole to get their maximum health benefits? Or why smaller is better when buying produce? Learn a thing or two about improving your health with food from nutrition expert Dr. Ann Kulze. And be ready to call to win one of four pairs of tickets to Dr. Ann's "Live Life!' event, September 17 (go to wbcl.org for the details).
 
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