The Wisdom of Medicinal Plants: Comfrey

27Aug

Today we are putting the plant world front and center again, this never ceasing to amaze interconnected web of life that offers us so much beauty and healing. We are speaking with a Naturopath about a plant that commonly does not get the attention it deserves: Comfrey. How can Comfrey, known as the great mender, provide its amazing properties to you and your body? We’ll find out today!

 

Guest: 

Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, Naturopathic Doctor, Los Angeles, CA

Diet and Depression: A Vicious Cycle

20Aug

We are what we eat – this old saying about how much our food intake affects our physical health is now being expanded into our mental health as well. In recent years, research has been showing the direct connection between what we eat and what – or how – we think. In other words, our mental capacity and our mood are the direct result of our diet. Today Helge Hellberg is speaking with a Psychiatrist specifically about how to best address Depression through your diet.


Guest:
Dr. James Greenblatt, Integrative Psychiatrist & Author, Breakthrough Depression Solution: Mastering Your Mood with Nutrition, Diet and Supplementation, Waltham, MA

Food Not Waste: A Brilliant Solution to the Problem of Over-Abundance

13Aug

Food insecurity is defined by not knowing where your next meal is coming from. And yet, while food insecurity is a reality for some 50 million Americans, nearly half of the food we produce in this country is thrown away. How can that be and what can be done about it? We are speaking with an expert on food waste today and will introduce to you to an organization who has not just solved the issue but created a true win-win-win scenario for all parties involved in doing so.

Guest: 

Komal Ahmed, Founder & CEO, Copia, San Francisco, CA

Green Energy and Youth Empowerment: Creating the Future of America Hand-in-Hand

6Aug

This country needs progressive programs; ideas that can address multiple challenges that we face at once. Today we are talking about a brilliant organization that does exactly that, by offering training to young adults to become green energy auditors, and with it empowering the next generation to lead this country in its sustainability efforts.

Guest: 

Jodi Pincus, Executive Director, Rising Sun Energy Center, Berkeley, CA

Hope Cupples, Campaign Coordinator, Rising Sun Energy Center, Berkeley, CA

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