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Douglas Dieterich, M.D., discusses role of FibroScan in the diagnoses of chronic liver disease

Douglas Dieterich, M.D., discusses role of FibroScan in the diagnoses of chronic liver disease

July 22, 2021

 

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Douglas Dieterich, M.D., director of the Institute for Liver Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System, and professor of medicine for the Division of Liver Disease, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Technology Channels to discuss noninvasive liver screening to halt the progression of liver disease.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Douglas Dieterich discuss the following:

  1. Please share with us the importance of ongoing assessment of liver stiffness and fat as part of a liver health assessment?
  2. What role does FibroScan play in the diagnoses of chronic liver diseases and cirrhosis?
  3. What is the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in people with long-term liver diseases, and if the liver is scarred by infection with hepatitis B or hepatitis C?
  4. Tell us more about the use of FibroScan in hospital settings to improve outcomes and reduce costs in the assessment of liver disease.
  5. Where do you see this going in terms of management and improving outcomes?

Dr. Douglas Dieterich is currently Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases and also Director of Continuing Medical Education in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

He has a triple appointment in the divisions of Liver Disease, Gastroenterology, and Infectious Diseases.

Douglas T. Dieterich graduated from Yale University in New Haven, CT and received his Doctorate of Medicine from New York University of Medicine in NY. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, NY where he was also a fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology. He became Clinical Assistant Professor of medicine and then a Clinical Professor of Medicine, both at the New York University. He remains as an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Dieterich is an investigator for many ongoing clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of new antiviral treatments for chronic hepatitis B & C.

Dr. Dieterich is a member of many professional societies and is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology. He has served on several committees of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the Steering Committee of the Opportunistic Infections Core Committee and the Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Committee. He was Chair and Co-Chair, respectively, of the Enteric Parasites Committee and the Protozoan Committee. He also served on the NIH Study Sections for CMV and cryptosporidiosis.

Widely published, Dr. Dieterich is the author of numerous journal articles, abstracts and book chapters on viral hepatitis and AIDS associated infections of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

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Taking Beauty Beyond Skin Deep

Taking Beauty Beyond Skin Deep

May 22, 2021

 

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Rachel Warnock, lead herbalist and Founder of Vedic Botanicals, the formularian behind a serum with an SPF value, an alkaline toner, and a germ-killing hand hand balm joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Skin Care Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Rachel Warnock discuss the following:

  1. Tell us about your background and how you became an herbalist?
  2. What exactly is Ayurveda?
  3. Tell us some of your favorite ingredients to use.
  4. I know you like to use lesser known herbs, what's one of the most obscure herbs you use?
  5. What's your approach to formulating your products?

Rachel Warnock holds her Master's Degree in Ayurvedic Medicine, a 5,000 year old system of health and wellness native to India. After years of working in private practice and teaching, she began offering her product formulations at large, rather than just to her clients. Her products are herb-based, and aim to nourish the body through the skin, delivering more than your average skin care products.

Prior to creating the Vedic Botanicals herbal body care line, she consulted at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, taught at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, and led her own private practice. She graduated top-of-class in patient care, takes great pride in crafting effective products.

 

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Website: YourVedicBotanicals.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: @VedicBotanicals
TikTok: @VedicBotanicals
Instagram: @VedicBotanicals


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Achieving Optimal Wellness with Grace Ventura

Achieving Optimal Wellness with Grace Ventura

April 1, 2021

 

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Grace Ventura, Founder of Grace’s Goodness Organics, a plant-based sipping broth brand helping people achieve greater wellness and vitality joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Nutrition Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Grace Ventura discuss the following:

  1. What is the number one thing your experience as a tenured Health and Wellness coach has taught you?
  2. What are the essential tools and steps one should take towards improving their overall wellness?
  3. How did you get the idea to launch a brand dedicated to plant-based sipping broths?
  4. Can you describe the unique health benefits of your sipping broths?
  5. How does Grace’s Goodness standout from others in the broth industry?

Grace Ventura was born with a passion for wellness and the desire to help others heal and live healthy lives. With over 35 years of experience as a wellness coach, health professional and mother of 6 grown children, Grace finds fulfillment in empowering others to take control of their health.

Following her heart, Grace was inspired to develop a line of organic vegetable broths with wellness herbs. Her vision, to develop products that nourish you anytime, anywhere, was born with the Grace’s Goodness Organics - a line of broths that are delicious, nutritious, and convenient.

 

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Website: https://gracesgoodness.com

Social Media Links:
Instagram: instagram.com/graces_goodness_organics
Facebook: facebook.com/gracesgoodness 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/graces-goodness-organics 
Pinterest: pinterest.com/gracesgoodness


The beliefs, views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Thinking our way to Good Health with Krissy Regan

Thinking our way to Good Health with Krissy Regan

March 13, 2021

 

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Krissy Regan, The Wellness Poet and Founder of Mindful Mums Queensland, an author, speaker and Wellness Coach based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia again joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Health & Wellness Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Krissy Regan discuss the following:

  1. Why do you think people don’t prioritize their health and well-being as part of life?
  2. Tell us about Maslow’s Heirarchy of Human Needs and why it’s important on a journey to well-being?
  3. How does fear based thinking play a role in our health?
  4. How do our conditioned beliefs stop us achieving optimal health and well-being?

Summary: When we are mindful of our thoughts, feelings and behaviors we can start to make healthier choices in our life as we understand why we think what we think, why we feel what we feel and why we do what we do. We need to unlearn patterns and behaviors that are unhelpful and unhealthy and learn new patterns and behaviors that support us. And it all starts with what we think about!


Krissy Regan is an Author, Speaker, Wellness Coach and Founder of Mindful Mums Queensland. In 2020 Krissy published her self-help, health and well-being book called; Broken to Unbreakable, 12 Steps to an Unbreakable Mind, Body & Spirit.

In 2021 Krissy launched her Online Wellness School with her signature program; 12 Steps to an Unbreakable Mind, Body and Spirit.

Krissy believes that health and well-being can be learned by each and everyone of us, and we can all develop the tools to get healthy and stay healthy.

Krissy studied Exercise Science and Sports Management and has lived and worked in more than 7 countries. She currently resides in a regional city of Australia called Townsville where she spends her time educating herself and others about the importance of health, well-being, self-care and embracing a wellness mindset.

Krissy admits that lifestyle choices and our own beliefs can often keep us trapped in a negative health cycle and when we choose to change that cycle it takes commitment, consistency and a willingness to challenge our own thinking and beliefs on health.

Krissy is mum to 2 young children and her desire is to empower parents to care for their own needs each day so they can be healthy role models to future generations.

 

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Website: https://www.thewellnesspoet.com

Social Media Links:

Facebook:
facebook.com/thewellnesspoet 
facebook.com/mindfulmumsqld

Instagram:
instagram.com/thewellnesspoet1 
instagram.com/mindfulmumsqld


The beliefs, views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Creating delicious, and nutritionally smart, veggie-rich foods that are ready-to-eat and available everywhere

Creating delicious, and nutritionally smart, veggie-rich foods that are ready-to-eat and available everywhere

March 8, 2021

 

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Christine Luongo, the Senior Brand Manager of Veggies Made Great, the leader in unique frozen veggie rich foods joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Christine Luongo discuss the following:

  1. Tell me about your role at Veggies Made Great?
  2. What are Veggies Made Great exactly – tell us about the line up and what makes them healthy and delicious and where can they be found in the supermarket?
  3. Was the product line based on a specific need – and how did the line product line fulfill that need?
  4. Why is eating a plant based diet so popular right now and how is it both good for your body and good for the environment?
  5. How can people get involved in the Veggies Made Great community and movement?

Summary: It is a fact that most people do not get enough veggies into their diet. The reason is that some people and kids, just don’t like them or don’t know how to prepare them. That is why. Veggies Made Great is on a mission to create the highest quality, remarkably delicious, and nutritionally smart, veggie-rich foods that are ready-to-eat and available everywhere. The plant-based company creatively combines clean and simple ingredients to create a remarkably delicious line of veggie-rich prepared foods for everyday snacks and meals. The product line is allergy-friendly (gluten-free, soy-free, peanut and tree nut-free, and with many dairy-free options) and always showcase veggies as the first ingredient. They are perfect for veggie lovers, vegetarians, and even the pickiest eaters.


Christine Luongo is a Senior Brand Manager at Veggies Made Great. At Veggies Made Great, Christine and her team are responsible for the entire marketing ecosystem, including email marketing, community management, digital and social strategy, shopper marketing programs, customer service, consumer insights and data and research analysis. Christine is passionate about Veggies Made Great’s mission: inspiring people to love eating veggies by creating veggie-packed, nutritionally smart and remarkably delicious foods. Her favorite veggies are brussel sprouts. Prior to joining Veggies Made Great, Christine was a Digital Strategist for Margaritaville Enterprises and a member of the Investments Marketing team at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. After 10 years of marketing related roles, both in CPG marketing and services marketing, Christine believes in partnering with brands that have a unique and inspiring story to tell. 

Christine has been quoted in The Shelby Report, Food & Beverage Magazine and Frozen & Refrigerated Magazine for her insight on the frozen food category. 

Christine holds a BA in Marketing from Syracuse University.

 

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Website: www.veggiesmadegreat.com

Social Media Links:
Instagram: @veggiesmadegreat
Facebook: facebook.com/veggiesmadegreat 
Twitter: @veggiesmadegr8

The Surprising Health Benefits of Manuka Honey

The Surprising Health Benefits of Manuka Honey

March 3, 2021

 

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Michael Bell, Founder and CEO of Manukora that sources potent raw Manuka Honey from the remote regions of New Zealand, and finds new ways to use it joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Nutrition Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Michael Bell discuss the following:

  1. Where does Manukora Manuka honey come from?
  2. What are the benefits of Manuka honey?
  3. How can you use Manuka honey?
  4. How do you ensure ingredients in natural supplements are safe?
  5. What do you people not realize about the benefits of plant-based health products?

Summary: Our bees are doing amazing things for us, and we are learning more and more about how manuka honey works as a natural alternative antibiotic agent. This natural, pure, and delicious health food product serves a true immune booster. Many of us are handling an incredible amount of stress right now, and this can have a huge, negative impact on our health. So, it's essential we take care of ourselves and in a natural way. A healthier diet with plant-based foods will increase your antioxidant intake that can help fight stress and reduce your risk of stress-related diseases.


As a proud New Zealander with an absolute passion for the natural health and wellness space, Michael Bell is driven to provide a new level of innovation and excellence to his customers around the world.

Having launched three Manuka brands across 15+ markets and directly supplying some of the world’s largest retail chains, his latest venture is introducing the U.S. to the power of Mānuka honey.

At every step of the process from hive to you, Manukora ensures that the potency, quality, purity, and pollen count of Manukora honey are all exactly as they were the day they left the hives. Manukora has a variety of honey with different amounts of Methylglyoxal (MGO), a naturally occurring compound that makes Manuka honey unique and health boosting. With a fierce dedication to sustainability, Manukora ensures their bee colonies are located only in the most remote locations which allows the bees to forage on an endless and uncontaminated supply of nectar and pollen to create the purest Mānuka.

 

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Website: https://manukora.com

Social Media Links:
Instagram: instagram.com/manukorahoney 
Facebook: facebook.com/manukoranz 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/manukora

Hollywood actress Eva La Rue talks Max Mallow healthy treats from Know Brainer Foods

Hollywood actress Eva La Rue talks Max Mallow healthy treats from Know Brainer Foods

February 10, 2021

 

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Emmy winning actress and mother, Eva La Rue, best known for her work on CSI: Miami and All My Children joins eHealth Radio and the Children's Health and Nutrition Channels to tell us about her latest venture, working as a Brand Ambassador for Max Mallow by Know Brainer Foods. Eva wants to tell other mothers about the benefits of finding alternate sweet treats like Max Mallow to keep your children healthy and happy.

Eva can currently be seen in the Pureflix Network romantic comedy series Finding Love In Quarantine and on BET+ The Family Business.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Eva La Rue discuss the following:

  1. We understand that you were looking for alternate sugary snacks and treats for you and your daughter and Know Brainer Foods actually found you?
  2. Tell us a little bit about the various flavors that this brand has to offer?
  3. What are the health benefits of this particular brand?
  4. You have spoken in the past about various wheat allergies in your family. At one time you were totally Paleo and you are someone in the public eye that always seems to participate in the newest diet and health trends. Have you always been health and diet conscious?
  5. Do you think that more and more brands that focus on natural nutrition and health benefits will eventually start to cancel out the traditional unhealthy brands that are currently over-saturating the market?
  6. Can you tell us where our listeners can buy Max Mallow?

Emmy winning actress, Eva La Rue is a Brand Ambassador for MAX MALLOW by Know Brainer Foods.  Finally!  A sweet treat that you can eat and feel like you are being bad but they are so good for you and your family!  

MAX MALLOW is one of the newest tasty treats on the market that will satisfy your sweet tooth without putting anything unhealthy into your bodies.  Your family will love these yummy and healthy goodies that replace traditional marshmallows with a flavorful snack that features: 0 net carbs, 0g sugar, 6g protein, 12g fiber, is diabetic friendly, gluten free, vegan and 90 calories per bag! It’s hard to choose between MAX MALLOWs flavors of Classic Vanilla, Lightning Vanilla, Burnt Caramel, Cinnamon Toast & Mint Chip! 

MAX MALLOW makes for a great stocking stuffer!  Try them in your coffee, hot chocolate, on your holiday s’mores or just eat them right out of the bag.  Your family will think they are getting a sweet fill and NEVER know that these treats are actually good for them!  Use code MAXUP10 to get 10% off your total order at KnowBrainerFoods.com.   

Eva La Rue is currently starring on the Pureflix Network series Finding Love In Quarantine and recurring on the BET+ series The Family Business.  She recently hosted two seasons of the CW’s Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Animal Tales.  She is perhaps best known for her longtime roles on CBS’ CSI: Miami and ABC’s All My Children.

 

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Website: https://knowbrainerfoods.com

Instagram: @evalarue

A Wellness Movement in 2021

A Wellness Movement in 2021

February 8, 2021

 

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Krissy Regan, The Wellness Poet and Founder of Mindful Mums Queensland, an author, speaker and Wellness Coach based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Health & Wellness Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Krissy Regan discuss the following:

  1. Why did you decide to create a Wellness School?
  2. What has prompted you to want to create a Wellness Movement?
  3. You have turned your book; Broken to Unbreakable, 12 Steps to an Unbreakable Mind, Body & Spirit into an Online Program - what can people expect from that?
  4. Why do you think it's important to become educated about health, well-being and self-care?
  5. How can people join your Wellness School?

Summary: Physical Health and Mental Health are directly linked and we have seen mental health suffer during this global pandemic. Taking small and consistent steps each day with our physical health, embracing meditation and stress management techniques can have a dramatic impact on your mental and emotional health. Just start small, be consistent and notice the days that you feel good, and what was different about that day versus other days.


Krissy Regan is an Author, Speaker, Wellness Coach and Founder of Mindful Mums Queensland. In 2020 Krissy published her self-help, health and wellbeing book called; Broken to Unbreakable, 12 Steps to an Unbreakable Mind, Body & Spirit.

In 2021 Krissy launched her Online Wellness School with her signature program; 12 Steps to an Unbreakable Mind, Body and Spirit.

Krissy believes that health and well-being can be learned by each and everyone of us, and we can all develop the tools to get healthy and stay healthy.

Krissy studied Exercise Science and Sports Management and has lived and worked in more than 7 countries. She currently resides in a regional city of Australia called Townsville where she spends her time educating herself and others about the importance of health, well-being, self-care and embracing a wellness mindset.

Krissy admits that lifestyle choices and our own beliefs can often keep us trapped in a negative health cycle and when we choose to change that cycle it takes commitment, consistency and a willingness to challenge our own thinking and beliefs on health.

Krissy is mum to 2 young children and her desire is to empower parents to care for their own needs each day so they can be healthy role models to future generations.

 

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Website: https://www.thewellnesspoet.com

Social Media Links:

Facebook:
facebook.com/thewellnesspoet 
facebook.com/mindfulmumsqld

Instagram:
instagram.com/thewellnesspoet1 
instagram.com/mindfulmumsqld


The beliefs, views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Make Those New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions a Reality!

Make Those New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions a Reality!

January 15, 2021

 

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Jacqui Justice, Functional Nutritionist and Co-Founder of The Skinny Line, a supplement and weight loss plan created by women for women joins eHealth Radio and the Weight Management Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jacqui Justice discuss the following:

  1. First tell me about your Background as a functional nutritionist?
  2. You are co-founder of The Skinny Line – tell what is The Skinny Line and how does it work?
  3. How is the Skinny Line products and program different from other diet supplements and programs on the market?
  4. What is the biggest obstacle to dieting for women and how does The Skinny Line help women overcome that?
  5. What are the products in the Skinny Line and where can people go for more information?
  6. How has COVID affected weight during the pandemic?

Jacqui Justice is a leading expert in Weight Loss Resistance, Digestive Wellness and Menopause Management, bringing over 20 years of experience to The Skinny Line where she is a co-founder along with fitness expert, Lisa Avellino and Fashionista Julie Sagoskin. Jacqui is also a nutritionist at Balance 3H Plus Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetic Spa for Women. She holds an M.S. and C.N.S. in Clinical Nutrition, and a certification in Functional Clinical Nutrition.

Named one of the top nutritionists in the New York area, Jacqui’s focus is on identifying her clients’ underlying factors and then designing a customized B3H Plus holistic plan to help them reach and maintain their wellness goals. Jacqui has been featured in The New York Times, Prevention, Redbook, Woman’s Day, Organic Times, Westchester Magazine, and Serendipity Magazine, and has been featured on Daytime TV, Wake Up with Taylor (Sirius), and Debbie Nigro Show (WGCH Radio). She currently co-hosts a radio show called Ladies, it’s Not Our Fault, it’s Our Hormones and High Heels! on AM 970 The Answer along with fashion expert, Julie Sagoskin and fitness guru, Lisa Avellino who are also the co-founders of The Skinny Line.

 

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Website: www.theskinnyline.com 

Facebook: facebook.com/TheSKinnyLine

The importance of Hydration during COVID, Mask Wearing and Flu Season!

The importance of Hydration during COVID, Mask Wearing and Flu Season!

December 26, 2020

 

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Alex Galindez, the CEO of ROAR Organic, the amazing organic drink that is loaded with vitamins and electrolytes joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Nutrition Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Alex Galindez discuss the following:

  1. Tell me about your background and when you came to ROAR?
  2. What is Roar?
  3. What is your favorite flavor?
  4. Why is now more important than ever to stay hydrated?
  5. What can expect from ROAR in 2021?

Brand builder with 20 years of experience with start-up and developed brands. Alexandra (Alex) was part of the Red Bull Energy Drink and Glacéau VitaminWater and SmartWater launches in the United States.

Prior to her present role as CEO of ROAR Beverages, Alex Galindez led two major brand transformations as Chief Executive Officer of RUNA Beverages and as General Manager of BluePrint Functional Beverages, part of the Hain Celestial Group of Companies.

Prior to General Management, Alex had a long-standing career in Advertising and Marketing at companies such as Facebook, where she was part of the Global Marketing Solutions team, and Burger King where she was Director of Multi-cultural Marketing.

Alex began her career at Wunderman, a Young & Rubicam Global Marketing Agency Group after earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising and Marketing at the University of Miami.

 

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Website: https://roarorganic.com

Social Media Links:
Instagram: instagram.com/roarorganic
Facebook: facebook.com/ROARorganic

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