Ep 38: Crisis In the Dairy Industry – with Sarah Lloyd
Listen as we discuss the problems facing dairy producers and our rural communities and how we can all work together towards building a better food system. Bio: Sarah Lloyd...
Ep 37: Crisis in Our Rural Communities – with John Ikerd
Listen in as we discuss the history of monopolization and corporate influence in our agriculture system, the decline of the family farm and rural America, the rise of private...
Ep 36: Small Life Changes to Feel Young and Fit – with Denise Austin
Listen as fitness icon Denise Austin teaches us the keys to longevity, the importance of eating a diet of real food, and how to establish healthy habits with your...
Ep 35: Quivira Coalition – with Sarah Wentzel-Fisher, Executive Director
Listen as Sarah teaches us about the Quivira Coalition and how they foster ecological, economic and social health through education, innovation and collaboration. About Sarah: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher is the...
Ep 34: Understanding Food Labels – with Rebecca Thistlethwaite
Pasture-raised, non-GMO, organic, cage-free, fair trade, grass-fed, all natural…what do these all mean? Listen as Rebecca teaches us about food labels and what to look for when you make...
Organic, Non-GMO, Kosher, Rainforest Alliance, Halal, Fair Trade… Bird Friendly? While these labels are nice to see on products and make us feel good when we buy them, they can get extremely confusing. We could do away with all of these certifications, and empower consumers to better navigate the food in their shopping carts in...
Ah, olive oil. It’s healthy, it’s delicious – just opening a bottle puts our cooking ability on par with that of a professional chef. Some people take shots of it every morning. Two women who lived to be over 120 years old both said drinking it was the key to a long life (along with...
Think about your favorite grocery store and mentally go through the aisles. Appreciate the products that are there. Now, as you pick your favorite fresh fruit or vegetable, imagine the story of where it was grown, how it was picked, and the events that took place to get it in the store. I would not...
Understanding where your food originates from may not be something that many think of but when you grow up on a farm, it is literally right in front of you. Whether it be from raising your own beef to knowing where each of the cucumbers which are being made into pickles originated, it is a...
Think of a time you haven’t felt well. Let’s say you have a sore throat, dizziness, swollen glands, and feel achy all over. You are miserable and you just want to start feeling better. Unsure of what may be going on, you go to your phone and you type in your symptoms, yielding 66 results...
The good news – Americans are becoming more interested and aware of the food we consume and why informed nutrition is important. The bad news – The road to informed nutrition and food literacy is confusing and intricate. There is a lot of information on the type of foods we should eat, the quantities we...
Organic? Non-GMO? Natural?
We’re cutting through the misinformation surrounding food and teaching our listeners how, when, and what to ask in order to get the information they need.
Living a healthy lifestyle is hard.
With so much questionable information out there surrounding health, we’re here to make it easier by giving it to you straight
Fact, fiction… fitting?
We’re here to give you the information you need to make the right decisions for your body and your lifestyle.
Kari is a wife, mother, and teacher with a passion for helping others learn to ask questions and seek out information. Health and nutrition play a crucial role in her life so that she can continue to enjoy being active and there for her family.
Alex is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and the creator of Advancing Her. She is passionate about promoting a lifestyle of health and wellness through compassionate, person-centered care.