Fran Storch N.D., Naturopathic Medicine

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Archive for the 'Radio Naturopath Episodes' Category

   Sep 14

Radio Naturopath Episode 140: Increasing Red Blood Cells After Babesiosis; All About Vitamin C!

Time to learn all about Vitamin C! It’s ASCORBIC ACID or ACORBATES. This important water soluble vitamin can’t be synthesized by our bodies, so we have to eat it. It’s part of the structure of collagen, so it’s part of every tissue and organ. It stimulates the function of the immune system, so it helps […]

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   Sep 06

Radio Naturopath Episode 139: ABC’s of Vitamins: Vitamin A and All Those B’s

This week we start in on the ABC’s of vitamins! Since there’s so much to discuss, and there are a LOT of B vitamins, I only got through A (including beta carotene and all the mixed carotenoids) and B. But they’re REALLY important, especially for immunity, energy, hormone regulation, and blood sugar metabolism! Stay tuned […]

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   Aug 30

Radio Naturopath Episode 138: Help for Cold, Flu, and Tummy Bug Season!

What goes along with the beginning of the school year? COLDS, FLUS, and STOMACH BUGS. A reminder to get outside for your immunity and health, and simple ways to prevent them, including hand washing, neti pots, and good food. Also some ways to fight them once they arrive, and how your immune system works.

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   Aug 23

Radio Naturopath Episode 137: Fat Loss, The Right Diet is Your Diet, Why and How Exercise Aids Fat Loss (Not Just Calories!)

Today I got interested in fat loss, again. There’s a saying that fat loss is 70% in the kitchen, but I don’t know how scientific that is. Clearly, fat loss is aided in great part by regular exercise, because people who keep weight off exercise on the average 1 hour/day. The National Weight Control Registry […]

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   Aug 17

Radio Naturopath Episode 136: North Korea, Charlottesville, Motherwort, Goldenrod, and the Total Eclipse

In order to be happy and healthy, you have to have a happy healthy environment in the world. I had a bad week of listening to media and being very frightened at the prospect of nuclear war between the US and North Korea. Then I was shocked to find that the day before the supposed […]

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   Aug 09

Radio Naturopath Episode 135: Mosquitoes and You, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Get Thee To The Farmers’ Markets

This week, everyone should know just why mosquitoes love them, and if you don’t exactly love them back, how you can (herbally) ask them to go away. Lemon Eucalyptus anyone? Also, beware of Deep Venous Thrombosis! It can happen to you if you’re not careful, and there are ways to prevent it. And, get thee […]

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   Aug 02

Radio Naturopath Episode 134: Diverticulitis, WHY and HOW to Get Started with Exercise

Michele from Tolland called and asked me to talk about diveriticulitis, so I waxed eloquent about the subject, and even explained the difference between diverticulITIS and diverticulOSIS. Then, a treatise on WHY and HOW to get started with exercise! It reduces morbidity and mortality AT LEAST from heart disease, diabetes, obesity, mood, and much much […]

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   Jul 27

Radio Naturopath Episode 133: Sun Rash, Sunscreen, Prickly Heat, Magnesium, Muscle Soreness

We talked about help from getting a sun-induced rash, and nontoxic sunscreen, beta carotene and other antioxidants to prevent. Also, prickly heat! Plus a shout out to nettles for allergies. Magnesium, the Magic Mineral. And, how to be less sore! Water, stretching, rest are great for starters!

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   Jul 19

Radio Naturopath Episode 132: Interview with Carla Bartolucci, Owner of Jovial Foods: All About Eating Gluten Free, and Einkorn!

This week we interviewed Carla Bartolucci, a lovely woman who is committed to providing healthy, hypoallergenic, delicious foods! She and her husband have a company called Jovial, to celebrate the joyous 2nd half of her life. She learned from her daughter’s food allergies about creating healthy gluten free foods, and all about the ancient precursor […]

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   Jul 12

Radio Naturopath Episode 131: Interview with a Fungster, Scot Brown: All About the Ketogenic Diet for Fat Loss, Reducing Inflammation, and Neurological Health

Today we had Scot Brown, and his husband, Pilo as guests. He is originally from Plainfield, CT but has been living many years in Amsterdam. Scot discovered the Ketogenic Diet to deal with obesity instead of having gastric bypass surgery, and lost 100 lb! He got so excited he studied with Jason Fung, M.D., in […]

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