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Ask Nutritionist Deepa

122 EpisodesProduced by Nutritionist DeepaWebsite

Seasoned dietitian and culinary nutrition specialist Deepa Deshmukh answers all of your nutrition-related questions, exploring the ways that you can make healthy eating habits easy, flavorful and fun. Advice for making sustainable lifestyle changes, simple-yet-delicious recipe ideas and interviews w… read more

122 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

How to lose and maintain 70lbs of weight loss

May 19th, 2022


This week I sat down with Ulka Nagarkar to talk about how she has maintained her 70 lb weight loss and stayed on track with her healthy lifestyle. Watch to see what motivates her, how she avoids temptation, and to learn …

How Do I Cut A Jackfruit?

April 15th, 2022


Are you looking for an exotic fruit that is a nourishing and flavorful addition to meals? Try jackfruit! Jackfruit originates in Southeast Asia and …

What Weight Loss Diets are Beneficial to Long-Term Health?

April 8th, 2022


We're joined this week by Dr. Aajay Shah, a whole-food, plant-based cardiologist that's made it his mission to share his expert knowledge on the …

Is Garlic Toxic?

April 1st, 2022


Is the garlic you are eating making you sick? Garlic can be incredibly healthy, but the way some garlic is processed can cause more harm than good. This week, I'm teaching you how to identify good vs bad garlic.

Today, …

No Oil, Whole Food, and Plant-Based Kohlrabi Poha Recipe

March 28th, 2022


Today we're making an oil-free, plant-based, whole-food version of a traditional Indian breakfast dish called Poha. While typically the ingredients …

Can Heart Disease Be Reversed? With Dr. Aajay Shah

March 18th, 2022


Heart disease is an extremely common issue that affects many people. To find ways that it can potentially be reversed, I've invited on Dr. Aajay …

Cooking Daikon Stir Fry with No Oil

March 11th, 2022


Today we're cooking with Daikon, an underutilized winter radish that is mild and slightly sweet. Like other closely related vegetables, Daikon is packed with cancer-fighting properties, as well as vitamins vital to your …

Cooking Domodah - a Gambian Nut Stew

March 4th, 2022


After last week's conversation with Meryl Fury, I wanted to try the Domodah recipe we talked about. Domodah or Domoda is a West African peanut soup …

African American Food Culture With Meryl Fury

February 25th, 2022


To recognize Black History Month, I invited on Meryl Fury to discuss the history of African American food culture. Meryl is President and CEO of …

The Power of Community with Kevin Jackson

February 18th, 2022


This week, I invited on social worker and mental health advocate Kevin Jackson to talk about the power of community and resiliency. Jackson was worked for years in the Chicago area helping families and individuals …

What Supplements to Take?

February 11th, 2022


Questions about which supplements to take have become the number one thing I've been asked in the last two years. Today I'm answering that question and more and will help you choose the right supplements for your …

Whole Food Plant-Based All-Purpose Cheesy Mix

February 4th, 2022


People new to whole-food, plant-based, oil-free diets consistently ask how they can get by without cheese in their lives. Today, I'm showing you a …

6 Healthy Meals Made Easy

January 28th, 2022


For many of us, it can be difficult to make time for healthy, nourishing meals. That's why we made the 'Going Crazy Make it Easy Meals!' pdf - 6 easy …

What Are The Health Benefits of Watercress?

January 21st, 2022


This week, we're talking about the weight loss friendly, cancer-fighting, heart-healthy Watercress. I'm discussing the health benefits, the healing properties, and the nutrients packed in this unique vegetable. Then we …

Plant-Based Detox Post-Holidays

December 31st, 2021


It's common for dieters to be tempted away from their typical nutrition routine during the holidays. If you've slipped out of your normal habits in …

Meal Planning for Weightloss

December 24th, 2021


As we enter a new year, and people begin to strive for a fitter body, I wanted to discuss one of the most time-honored weight loss methods, meal planning. Today I'm discussing the importance of meal planning, the …

Persimmon: The Winter Superfruit

December 17th, 2021


While most produce is at peak ripeness in the summer and fall, the persimmon is a tropical superfruit that is in season from December to March.  This …

No Oil, Whole Food, and Plant-Based Veggie Burger Cooking Video

December 10th, 2021


In this bonus video of Ask Nutritionist Deepa, we're going over a no oil, whole food plant-based veggie burger wrap recipe. This can be made on the …

Guilt-Free Burgers with Actual Veggies Co-Founder Hailey Swartz

December 10th, 2021


Have you ever been in a grocery store, looking through the isles of frozen veggie burgers and wondering why you can't have something nutritious and plant-filled at home? Hailey Swartz has.

That's why she's co-founded …

Nourished Festival 2021 with Nutritionist Deepa

December 3rd, 2021


It was my pleasure to be part of the Nourished Festival again, even if it's virtual this year. For nearly 15 years I've participated in this event that brings health and wellness presenters together to share their …

Nutrition and Cravings with Desiree Lotz

November 26th, 2021


Nutrition can be incredibly powerful in health and healing. Imbalances of basic vitamins and minerals can leave us more susceptible to food cravings …

No Oil, Whole Food, and Plant-Based Cabbage Stir Fry and Tomato Onion Daal

November 25th, 2021


For the week of Thanksgiving, we're covering a great no oil, plant-based, whole food stir-fried cabbage and tomato-onion daal.

Both of these recipes …

Plant Based Food Makeover With Meryl Fury, MS, RN

November 19th, 2021


Meryl has been a registered nurse for close to 30 years, with all of that time spent working with the care and quality of care for underserved …

Thanksgiving Plant-Based Cookoff with Meryl Fury

November 19th, 2021


I'm so excited to have Meryl Fury on this week for our annual Thanksgiving cookoff! This year we're taking on six dishes. I'm doing a stuffed butternut squash, cranberry chutney, and Brussel sprouts. Meryl is making her …

Healthy Takes on Diwali Delights Part 2

November 12th, 2021


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Diwali is a festival many celebrate. However, some of the common foods - especially besan ladoo - are high in salt and oil. In part 2 of the Diwali series, Deepa …

Healthy Takes on Diwali Delights

November 5th, 2021


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Diwali is a festival many celebrate. However, some of the common foods - especially Chivdo - are high in salt and oil. Chivdo is an Indian snack mix which consists of a …

Work-Health Balance with Dr. Mark Gomez

October 29th, 2021


Reaching your health goals may seem impossible when you're already struggling to maintain a work-life balance. That's why I've brought in Dr. Mark Gomez, award winning internist and host of To Your Health With Dr. G. He …

Rescuing Veggies with a Tava Masala

October 22nd, 2021


After a trip out of town, I opened my refrigerator to see vegetables that were ready to leave this planet. Rather than wasting that produce, this unplanned video shows you how to rescue veggies before they become …

Pumpkin and Squash Fall Recipes

October 15th, 2021


Autumn is harvest season for pumpkin and squash. While many of us may be using them for table decorations, these gourds actually make for great additions to meals. From the seeds to the flesh, pumpkins and squashes …

Jepsen Produce Fall Produce Unboxing

October 8th, 2021


Today I unbox my Jepsen Produce fall seasonal produce and walk you through the variety of fresh fruit and vegetables I've received. This package came …

Making Baby Eggplant Curry Without Oil

October 1st, 2021


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Can You Lose Weight While Sleeping? With Devin Burke

September 24th, 2021


For years, diet and exercise have been touted as the universal way to lose weight, but what if you could lose weight while you sleep? Devin Burke, …

The Power of Figs!

September 17th, 2021


Figs are an ancient fruit and have been used in cooking for their sweet, succulent flavor. This week on Ask Nutritionist Deepa, we're exploring a …

Foods for Long-term Health with Professor Olivier Jolliet

September 10th, 2021


What foods will add (or take away) minutes from your life? This is the question I answered with the help of my guest Professor Olivier Jolliet. Dr. …

The Power of Community Gardens with Diane Renner and Rob Vaughan

September 3rd, 2021


A community garden can be incredibly impactful on the access to freshly grown fruits and vegetables. One place where this is actively working is …

Jepsen Produce Weekly Box Unboxing

August 27th, 2021


Vegetables: they're something most of us could use more of. It can be tough to figure out where to find nutritious vegetables. Last week, I invited …

Getting Nourishing Vegetables with Lauren Jepsen

August 20th, 2021


Vegetables: they're something most of us could use more of. It can be tough to figure out where to find nutritious vegetables. To address this, I …

The Challenges of Long Term Weight Loss with Nutrition Coach Dave Sherwin

August 13th, 2021


This week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dave Sherwin, Owner of Dirobi LLC. Dirobi LLC creates functional supplements to promote long-term health and wellness. Dave hosts The Dirobi Health Show, a podcast covering …

Optimizing Your Health with Coach Kiki Athanas

August 6th, 2021


This week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Kiki Athanas, CEO of Adapt Daily and Conscious Eating Coach at The Ex-Perfectionist. We talked about our experiences with wellness and nutriton. Kiki is passionate about …

Can You Lose 50 Pounds in 3 Months? with Ulka Nagarkar

July 30th, 2021


Is it possible to lose 50 pounds in 3 months while maintaining a healthy gut? To answer that question with a resounding, "YES," I invited on a patient of mine - Ulka Nagarkar - to talk about her incredible health …

Can Healthy Food Be Unhealthy with Dr. Anju

July 23rd, 2021


This week on Ask Nutritionist Deepa we welcome a special guest - Anju Usman Singh, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, Hom-C. A healthy diet is important, but what is more important is finding a diet that is right for YOU. Tune in to …

Picking A Plant-Based Diet

July 19th, 2021


This week on Ask Nutritionist Deepa, Deepa comes to speak virtually at the Wheaton Public Library to discuss the importance of starting a journey towards wellness by picking plant-based. The idea of "wellness" seems …

Live Cooking Showdown with Elyse Hull

July 9th, 2021


On June 30th, 2021 at 9:00 AM CST viewers were invited to our Cooking Showdown: Dal Edition! with Elyse Hull and Deepa Deshmukh.

Elyse Hull has a …

50 Small steps For Livelong of Health & Happiness with Dr. Aajay Shah, M.D.

July 2nd, 2021


On June 23rd, 2021, viewers learned the 50 Small steps For Livelong of Health & Happiness with Dr. Aajay Shah, M.D.
Dr. Aajay Shah is a …

Don't Make Me Eat That! with Writer Lisa Pace

June 25th, 2021


Incorporating greens into a kid's diet can be challenging, especially for picky eaters. This week, Nutritionist Deepa invites on author Lisa Pace to …

Do You Have Lactose Intolerance?

June 18th, 2021


Lactose intolerance is a common condition many people face. However, people's reaction to milk products often goes beyond just the lactose. Today on …

The Microplastics in Our Diet

June 11th, 2021


Microplastics have become an increasing problem in recent years. They contaminate the food supply, and some foods are particularly high in them. This …

Hormone Disruption with Coach James Brandon

June 4th, 2021


Gut health is incredibly important, and managing hormones is critical to staying happy and healthy. Certain  Deepa and Coach James coaches listeners and the Plant Posse on removing hormone disruptors from their diets.

Health benefits of fermentation with Elyse Hull

May 28th, 2021


On May 23rd, 2021 at 6:00 PM viewers learned about the health benefits of fermentation with Elyse Hull. Hull works to find ways to get creative by …

Sticking With A Healthy Lifestyle With Lifestyle Advocate Shawna Coronado

May 21st, 2021


If you've been trying to get on a healthy lifestyle with a family, you know how hard it can be to get everyone on the same page. This week, Nutritionist Deepa and Lifestyle Coach Shawna Coronado come on to discuss …

How Do You Make Vegetables Less Boring?

May 14th, 2021


Many people don't eat vegetables because they aren't flavorful or boring. Here's the thing: it's not that the vegetables are bad, they weren't …

Hair Care and Hair Products with Got Curls Founder Melanie Day

May 7th, 2021


Long hair, short hair, fine care, curly hair - what hair care products are best for you? Not all hair products are created equal, and it's important to understand your hair and what it needs to be happy and healthy. …

Vegan, Alcohol-Free Wine with Semblance Founders Esther and Blaine Vess

April 30th, 2021


Can wine be enjoyed without alcohol? That's a question Esther and Blaine Vess wanted to answer when they founded Semblance: vegan, alcohol-free …

What Foods Are Best For Preventing Breast Cancer?

April 23rd, 2021


Breast cancer is a critical issue, and many - especially those at high risk - are seeking ways to reduce their risk. This week, Nutritionist Deepa discusses new research into cancer prevention and food, and gives …

Amazing Asparagus: Delicious and Nutritious

April 16th, 2021


Getting a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals can be challenging. The best place to start is with foods you already know how to work with! Asparagus is a very nourishing vegetable, and using it right is a great …

How Does Heart Health Affect Your Back Pain?

April 9th, 2021


Your heart has nothing to do with back pain. Or does it? Your heart plays a role in the health of your entire body, especially your back. This week, …

Delicious and Nutritious Desserts with Plantraw Founder IG

April 2nd, 2021


It's easy to get side-tracked with unhealthy, low nutrient snacks. Finding easy, nourishing, and delicious snacks can be challenging. That's why this week, Nutritionist Deepa brought on IG, founder of Plantraw - raw …

Boosting Health and Immunity Through Nutrition

March 26th, 2021


Immunity boosting is incredibly important right now. The immune response to a vaccination is critical for building long-term immunity, and anything we can do to strengthen it is invaluable. This week, Nutritionist Deepa …

How Can Spices Help With Inflammation? with Dr. Bharat Aggarwal

March 19th, 2021


Inflammation is a major cause of many diseases, especially in the modern world. This week on Ask Nutritionist Deepa, Deepa brings on Dr. Bharat …

What's The Best Way To Treat Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

March 12th, 2021


Did you know your body makes its own Vitamin B12? It's primarily produced in your gut, and helps with a variety of processes. So - if your body makes it, why do many suffer from B12 deficiencies? This week, Nutritionist …

How to Deal With IBS Flare Ups

March 5th, 2021


IBS and bowel issues are incredibly common in the US. Relieving the symptoms of IBS and gastric issues can seem impossible, but there are solutions …

How Does Fasting Affect Heart Health?

February 26th, 2021


February is Heart Health Month! Improving your cardio health starts in the kitchen. Fasting is a common practice that has been practiced for …

Essential Nutrients For Heart Health

February 19th, 2021


February is Heart Health Month! Improving your cardio health starts in the kitchen; consuming a diet full of nutritious foods is vital for a healthy …

Valentine's Day Chocolate Treat Recipes with Sueson Vess

February 12th, 2021


It's easy to think Valentine's day has to be one of unhealthy eating. Chocolate especially can be a cracking points in even the toughest of diets. …

Self-Care After Vaccination

February 5th, 2021


A lot of people are getting one of the COVID vaccines, and many have already received both the first and second shot. You may have heard about side effects people experience. This week, Nutritionist Deepa describes her …

How Does Gut Health Affect Weight Loss?

January 29th, 2021


By now, you probably know how important gut health is. Did you know how important it is for weight loss though? This week, Nutritionist Deepa provides specifics on how a healthy gut improves weight loss, and offers …

Moving Forward and Staying Motivated

January 22nd, 2021


This week, Nutritionist Deepa answers a question from a previous patient. This person has been feeling unmotivated, keeps gaining weight, and doesn't know how to improve. Deepa provides guidance for staying motivated …

Weight Loss and Thyroid Health Through Nutrition

January 15th, 2021


The thyroid is a complex and major organ that plays a broad role in your health. Many with thyroid issues find it almost impossible to lose weight - …

Can You Lose Weight Without Dieting?

January 8th, 2021


Can you lose weight without dieting? It depends. Modifying your diet is vital to improve health, but the fad 'diets' are not necessary to lose weight. This week, Nutritionist Deepa provides guidance for modifying your …

Improving Your Lifestyle With Dr. Ric

January 1st, 2021


Modern lifestyles can be tough to balance - especially in terms of nutrition. This week on Ask Nutritionist Deepa, Deepa talks with Dr. Ric Saguil about common health and nutrition issues many face, and provide guidance …

Breaking Through Sugar Addiction

December 25th, 2020


Sugar addiction can be tough. The cravings, the temptations, all of it can break even the sturdiest of diets. This week, Nutritionist Deepa educates viewers and listeners on breaking their sugar addictions. 

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Mindful Eating During the Holidays with Coach James Brandon

December 18th, 2020


Eating plant based can be hard during the holidays. Mindless overeating has almost become synonymous with the holiday season. Deepa coaches listeners …

Recovering From Dietary Relapse

December 11th, 2020


So you fell off the wagon. The hearty meals, the tasty treats, something got you. Now you're feeling low on energy, sluggish - the opposite of nourished. This week, Nutritionist Deepa advises listeners on recovering and …

4 Days of Detox With Wendy

December 4th, 2020


Many consider detoxing before or during the holidays. All that turkey, all those cookies - they add up. This week, Nutritionist Deepa has on special …

Sticking to a Healthy Lifestyle Through the Holidays With Health Coach Howard Jacobson

November 27th, 2020


Holidays can be stressful, especially this year. Nutritionist Deepa and Health Coach Howard Jacobson discuss mindfulness approaches and perspective …

Plant-Based Food Makeover With Meryl Fury, MS, RN

November 20th, 2020


Struggling with staying healthy for the holidays? Learned how to cook flavorful Thanksgiving meals with Meryl Fury, MS, RN and Deepa Deshmukh.
Meryl …

Deepa's Healthy Takes On Diwali Treats!

November 13th, 2020


Every day of Diwali symbolizes a different meaning. While many associate it with eating and shopping, the festival offers a rich heritage and time …

Being An Athlete On A Plant Based Diet With Weight Lifter Ramona Cadogan

November 6th, 2020


Many assume athletes can't be plant based. Plant based weight lifter Ramona Cadogan is showing that not only is it possible - her plant based diet has become part of her training regimen to prepare for the 2021 World …

Plant Based Detox For The Holidays

October 30th, 2020


Looking for a quick detox for the holidays? Not sure where to start? Deepa presents a plant-based solution for cleansing: broccoli! Broccoli is an …

4 Recipies Using Mystery Box Challenge Superfoods

October 23rd, 2020


This week, Deepa uses the food recieved in last week's Mystery Box Challenge to make delicious, nourishing superfood dishes. Watch to see the …

Superfood Mystery Box Challenge

October 16th, 2020


This week, Nutritionist Deepa does the Mystery Box Challenge! Many people get so called 'superfoods' without fully understanding what they do and if …

Plant Based Lifestyles with Plant Based Success Coach James Brandon

October 9th, 2020


This week, Nutritionist Deepa speaks with Plant-Based Success Coach James Brandon on building and succeeding with a plant based lifestyle. James created the Plant Based Success Club, a group dedicated to helping people …

Mental Health Awareness with Social Worker Kevin Johnson

October 2nd, 2020


This week, Nutritionist Deepa has on social worker and mental health advocate Kevin Johnson to talk about mental health awareness and asking for help. Johnson was worked for years in the Chicago area helping families …

Trash Talk with Dietitian Dr. Joan Blake

September 25th, 2020


This week, Nutritionist Deepa has on Dietitian Joan Salge Blake, EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND to talk about food waste. Blake is a Nutrition Professor, Media …

Nutritonist Deepa talks Vitamin D3 for Immune Health

September 18th, 2020


Vitamin D3 is an essential part of immunity. In these unprecendented times, immune system health is more important than ever. Deepa informs where to …

Figs: Gooey, Sweet, and Nourishing!

September 11th, 2020


Figs are an ancient fruit, and have been long used in cooking for their sweet, succulent flavor. Deepa explores a variety of figs, and identifies the …

Eat More Colors! Diversifying Your Diet

September 4th, 2020


How many colors do you eat? Colorful fruits and veggies are an easy and delicious way to diversify your diet and get a broad range of vitamins and …

Flavorful Vegan Meals with Alive and Well Host Michelle Harris

August 28th, 2020


This episode, Deepa speaks with the host of TV Show Michelle Harris about their experiences with plant based nutrition. Deepa and Harris dispel the myth that plant based is flavorless, sharing several delicious …

Meal Prep Made Easy and Balanced

August 21st, 2020


This episode, Deepa discusses the health and lifestyle benifits of meal planning a.k.a meal prep. Meal prep reduces impulsive eating and makes you …

Food Deserts and Urban Agriculture with Adam Rocholl

August 14th, 2020


This episode, Deepa talks with Adam Rocholl about urban politics and food resource issues. Many urban areas have limited access to grocery stores and …

Cooking With Cactus at Marie's Community Garden Park

August 7th, 2020


This episode, Deepa revisits Marie's Community Garden Park. She shows viewers one of the unsung heroes of the plant world - the cactus. Cactus makes for a delicious and nourishing addition to meals, providing a tangy …

Women's Health and Wellness with Endometriosis Advocate Melissa Boudreau

July 31st, 2020


This week, Deepa talks to Melissa Boudreau about endometriosis.
Boudreau advocates for women with endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 10 women.

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Hope and Community with Kevin Jackson

July 24th, 2020


This week, Deepa talks to Social Worker Kevin Jackson about hope and community.
Jackson works with families in the Chicago area at Chicago Public …

Going Plant Based at the Grocery Store

July 17th, 2020


This episode, Deepa visits a local grocery store to explore healthy, plant-based foods that are easily accessible.

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Breathing Techniques for Lung Health with Fitness Coach Joe Weaver

July 10th, 2020


This week, Deepa talks to Fitness Coach Joe Weaver about meditation techniques that are effortless, enjoyable, and healing.
Weaver teaches listeners breathing techniques to enhance health and wellness.

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Community Builds Immunity: Visiting Marie's Community Garden Park

July 3rd, 2020


This episode, Deepa visits Marie's Community Garden Park. She takes viewers and listeners on a tour of the community garden.

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Healthy Eating with the Family with Pediatrician Yami Cazorla-Lancaster

June 26th, 2020


This week, Deepa talks to Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, Practice Owner of Nourish Wellness, about their experiences with nutrition and pediatrics.

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

June 12th, 2020


In most fields, prevention is easier and less resource intensive than treatment. This is especially the case in nutrition. Deepa talks about the importance of taking care of your diet now so you don't have to deal with …

Laughter as Medicine with HilarityGram founder Jason McNeil

June 5th, 2020


Nutritionist Deepa speaks with Jason McNeil, an IT Consultant and Comedian on HilarityGram about laughter as medicine.

Find joy in small things, it …

Lowering your Cholesterol and Triglycerides on a Low Fat Diet

May 28th, 2020


Following a low fat diet, but still have high cholesterol? Try this mango recipe!

World's favorite food Mango

Mango: seasonal fruit

Rich in 20 …

Deepa talks the Health Journey with patient Dan Flores

May 21st, 2020


Deepa talks with patient Dan Flores about his experiences with nutrition and his journey to wellness.
Gluten-free, plant based, and more!

Shake recipe: ½ cup berries, ¼ th cup pineapple, 2 Tbs oatmeal (optional), …

The Mighty Mushroom: Meatless and Delicious!

May 14th, 2020


We explore six varieties of mushrooms, and cover preparation, cooking, and health benifits.

Cutting down on meat can be tough, but the meaty umami flavor of mushrooms makes the transition so much easier.

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Heart to Heart with Cardiologist Dr Steven Lome

May 7th, 2020


Heart disease is the number one killer. Included are tips to prevent and treat clogged arteries.
Keto, Paleo, and Plant Based: what works and why?

Flax seeds are high in fiber and promotes heart health.

Replace eggs in …

The 'Covid 15', Inflammation Hit List, Anti-Inflammatory Seasoning Blend

April 23rd, 2020


Covid 19 related weight gain and inflammation.  Strategies to reduce inflammation.

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In-House Powerhouse: Microgreens with Shawna Coronado

April 23rd, 2020


Shawna has become a good friend of Deepa's and is featured on this week's podcast AND YouTube video!

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How to Grow microgreens, 1 cup equals 4 cups of nutrition, today's guest author: Shawna Coronado

April 17th, 2020


Microgreens are a powerhouse of nutrition. You can grow inside the house in a 12 inch tray.

Can grow year around. 

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Interview with GF CEO Jen Cafferty. Mindless eating and staying gluten free.

April 9th, 2020


Easy bread crumb recipe, what clean label sweetener to use some "comforting treats".
Jen is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Gluten Free Media Group, a marketing and event company with the largest …

Building Emotional Immunity, tips from a navy seal, and a savory snack mix

March 26th, 2020


How to focus when it is so chaotic.  To build emotional immunity, try the "Do this and not that" approach. ZESTY ASIAN NUT MIX RECIPE: 1 cup of nuts / pumpkin seeds / sunflower seeds / pecans / …

Measuring your immunity level. Recipe for soy coconut yogurt and preserved lemons

March 19th, 2020


The digestive system is 80% of your immune system. In the mood for a science experiment? Try homemade probiotic rich foods to feed your gut!
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Immune boosters for lung and gut. Creamy Zanzibar soup

March 12th, 2020


Let's continue to chat about immune boosters. We discuss a new spice -black cumin- and Vit A rich foods

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Vitamin C and the coronoa virus. Keto, paleo diets- long term effects

March 5th, 2020


Which fruits and veggies rank high for Vitamin C? You may be surprised.

Long term effects of keto and paleo diets.

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Going on a 'date' and helping picky eaters.

February 27th, 2020


Health benefits of date. Perfect drink for a 'date' night.  A date sweetened drink with anti-inflammatory  spices.

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What you can do to improve liver health

February 22nd, 2020


Fatty livers affect 75 million Americans. It's a lifestyle driven condition with no symptoms. 

We explore liver strengthening foods...flax, fiber, ginger! 

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Exploring cocoa and Love Thy Food

February 13th, 2020


A recipe, a movie recommendation, and how to love cooking (even if you hate it)! 

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Why am I gaining weight on a vegetarian diet?

February 5th, 2020


Health and nutritional benefits of beets.

Beets and greens are a powerhouse of nutrients and help build our gut and bones.

Do vegetarian diets always lead to weight loss? May be not....

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Persimmons and healing your digestive system

February 4th, 2020


Nutritionist Deepa has fallen in love! That is with a new fruit, Persimmon. Never heard of this fruit? Listen to this episode to learn more of how to use it and the health benefits! Also, hear her answer a patient’s …

Eating Frozen Part II - Frozen Fruits

January 23rd, 2020


Benefits of frozen fruit and power of using your oven plus frozen veggies to make quick meals. Also learn how establish a process to make 3 meals in 45 minutes!


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Eating Frozen Part 1 - Frozen vegetables... are they better for you?

January 15th, 2020


A Patient asked me what should she do as she is transitioning from at home work to commuting? Find out misconception about using fresh vegetables. …

Why you should eat organic

January 2nd, 2020


A scientist who helped developed the new variety of GMO potato that is harmful to human health is warning us why we should stop eating it.  Learn why …

How to curb hunger and flavor up a stir fry

December 22nd, 2019


You are doing well...then you skip a meal or stop meal planning and before you know you are very hungry on certain days! What should you do? Looking …

How much protein do I need?

December 11th, 2019


Deepa address the most common concerns about protein! How much you need? What are some of the sources and how body can make some on its own. Recipe of the day: how to make creamy savory lentil stew in less than 15 …

Superfruits, Staying Consistent, and rice pilaf

December 11th, 2019


Deepa discusses staying on track with your nutritional goals during difficult circumstances, responding to a patient question about how to keep up …

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  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens