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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

Death With Dignity, Lentils And Blood Sugar Study, Greek Pasta Salad

7/4/2020
This week the hosts discuss the controversial issue of assisted suicide, and they look at a study suggesting that eating lentils may lower blood sugar. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Greek pasta salad.

Duration:00:53:14

COVID-19 Impact On Kid's Social Development, Eating Dinner Late And Obesity, Coconut Chicken Curry With Rice

6/27/2020
This week the hosts look at how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting children's socialization, and they discuss a new study that links eating dinner late with obesity. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for coconut chicken curry with rice.

Duration:00:52:59

Is Running The Best Exercise, Diet Soda And Dementia Risk, Spicy Lentil Soup

6/20/2020
This week the hosts look at a study suggesting one hour of running can add seven hours to your life, and they discuss a new study that links drinking diet soda with an increased dementia risk. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for spicy lentil soup.

Duration:00:53:14

Recording Doctor Visits, More Good News For Coffee Lovers, Tom's Asparagus

6/13/2020
This week the hosts talk about the practice of patients recording their doctor visits, and they discuss some new research on the benefits of drinking coffee. Plus, they share a special listener recipe for Tom's asparagus.

Duration:00:53:14

Screen Use Before Bed, Social Ties Slow Brain Aging, Grilled Peaches With Burrata

6/6/2020
This week the hosts look at a study suggesting nighttime screen use can disturb sleep, and they talk about how being social in older age can help slow brain aging. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for grilled peaches with burrata.

Duration:00:53:14

How Docs Deal With Fake News, Mediterranean Diet And Income, Avocado Chickpea Tuna Salad

5/30/2020
This week this hosts talk about how the medical community deals with fake medical news surrounding COVID-19. They also look at why the most important ingredient in the Mediterranean Diet might be money. Plus, they share a healthy recipe for avocado chickpea tuna salad.

Duration:00:52:59

Using Baseball To Fight Dementia, Some Drugs May Cause Dementia, Eggplant With Braised Chickpeas

5/23/2020
This week this hosts talk about using baseball memories to help treat dementia patients. They also look at an observational study showing certain drugs may increase the risks for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for eggplant with braised chickpeas.

Duration:00:52:59

The Power Of Music, Exercise And Marijuana Use, Asparagus Garbanzo Bean Salad

5/16/2020
This week the hosts discuss the many ways music affects our health, and they examine new research that looked at a correlation between marijuana use and exercise. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for asparagus garbanzo bean salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Coronavirus Update, Psychological Impact Of Pandemic, Spring Vegetable Sandwiches With Dill Sauce

5/9/2020
On this special episode of the show Zorba answers listener questions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, and he looks at the psychological impact this may be having on us. Plus, a delicious recipe for spring vegetable sandwiches with dill sauce.

Duration:00:52:29

A Frank Discussion On Bathroom Hand Dryers, Cell Phone Radiation Risk, Persimmon Arugula Salad

5/2/2020
This week the hosts have an enlightening discussion on the cleanliness of bathroom hand dryers, and they look at any potential radiation risks from cell phone use. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for persimmon arugula salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Garlic Helps Memory, Do Supplements Work, Zorba's Experimental Beef Brisket

4/25/2020
This week the hosts discuss a study suggesting eating fresh garlic may help with memory, and they look at research surrounding the effectiveness of supplements. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Zorba's experimental beef brisket.

Duration:00:53:14

Icy Plunge For Pain Relief, Eating Quickly Raises Obesity Risk, Stars And Chicken Stew

4/18/2020
This week the hosts look at research suggesting that jumping into cold water may help with pain relief, and they discuss a study showing that eating fast may increase risk for obesity. Plus, they'll share a tasty recipe for stars and chicken stew.

Duration:00:53:14

Hug Your Children, Phthalates In Our Food, Eggplant Mexicana With Tofu

4/11/2020
This week the hosts discuss a study that looked at the health benefits of children who were hugged, and they look at phthalates in our food. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious recipe for eggplant Mexicana with tofu.

Duration:00:52:59

Screens Affect Children's Sleep Health, FDA Takes On Supplement Companies, Thai Chicken Soup

4/4/2020
This week the hosts look at a study that shows children who watch screens before bed time have more sleep issues. They also discuss why the FDA is sending warning letters to certain supplement companies. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Thai chicken soup.

Duration:00:53:14

What Else Is In Our Pills, Mushrooms For Memory, Pineapple Shrimp Noodle Bowl

3/28/2020
This week the hosts look at what inert or inactive ingredients are in the pills we take, and how that could affect our health. They also look at new research suggesting eating mushrooms may help to slow memory loss. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for a pineapple shrimp noodle bowl.

Duration:00:53:14

Exercise Helps Children's Mental Health, Vegetarian Diet Reduces Stroke Risk, Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

3/21/2020
This week the hosts discuss how exercise may help improve a child's mental health. They also look at a study that suggests a vegetarian diet may help reduce risk of stroke. Plus, a healthy recipe for Instant Pot chicken tortilla soup.

Duration:00:52:59

Mediterranean Diet Secret Ingredient, Hearing Aids May Help Prevent Dementia, Garlic Roasted Asparagus With Cotija

3/14/2020
This week the hosts discuss the secret ingredient that makes the Mediterranean Diet so health. They also look at a study that suggests using hearing aids may help prevent dementia. Plus, a healthy recipe for garlic roasted asparagus with Cotija.

Duration:00:52:59

Opioids And Suboxone Treatment, Babysitting Grandparents May Live Longer, Zaatar Roasted Eggplant

3/7/2020
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

Exercise May Boost Memory, House Plants For Health, Cheesy Tofu Quiche With Spinach

2/29/2020
This week the hosts look at new research that suggests exercise may help with memory. They also discuss a study that shows having plants in the workplace may make us happier. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for cheesy tofu Quiché with spinach.

Duration:00:53:14

Blood Pressure And A Haircut, Is Breakfast Really The Most Important Meal, Maple Balsamic Veggie Fries

2/22/2020
This week the hosts discuss why some barbershops are taking client's blood pressure and the importance of health initiatives in underserved communities. They also look at new research that disputes breakfast being the most important meal. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for maple balsamic veggie fries.

Duration:00:53:15