Nutrition Diva Podcast

The Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous Join Monica Reinagel, author of "Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet," as she serves up simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits. Sorting through conflicting information and busting popular myths, Monica takes the stress out of eating so you can enjoy food, instead of fighting it. Before you know it, you'll be eating healthier and feeling more fabulous!

  • 490 - Is Butter a Healthy Fat?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on August 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Butter is making a comeback as a healthy fat. But are the claims for the benefits of butter for real? How does butter fit into a healthy diet? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-butter-a-healthy-fat Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 489 - How to Build a Better Salad in 6 Steps
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on August 7, 2018 at 10:45 pm

    A big salad can be the healthiest meal of your day. But it’s also possible for salads to miss the mark. Here are six steps that will help you build the perfect salad. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-build-a-better-salad-in-6-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 488 - Can a Low-Carb Diet Cure Reflux?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on July 31, 2018 at 10:15 pm

    A low FODMAP diet can bring relief from IBS and other intestinal miseries. But could it also be the answer for chronic heartburn? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/can-a-low-carb-diet-cure-reflux Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 487 - What Is the Cracker Test?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on July 24, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Some claim that chewing on a saltine can reveal how much carbohydrate you should eat. Nutrition Diva thinks this is completely crackers. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/what-is-the-cracker-test Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 486 - What Are Postbiotics?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on July 17, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Postbiotics refers to the metabolic byproducts of those probiotic bacteria, which seem to be responsible for many of the beneficial effects of probiotics. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/what-are-postbiotics Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 485 - What Is Gymnema Sylvestre and Can It Kill Sugar Cravings?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on July 11, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Gymnemic acid binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/what-is-gymnema-sylvestre-and-can-it-kill-sugar-cravings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 484 - Rethinking Drinking: Do the Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Risks?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on July 4, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Moderate alcohol consumption has been linked with a longer life. But new research questions the benefits of even moderate drinking. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/rethinking-drinking-do-the-benefits-of-alcohol-outweigh-the-risks Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 483 - Protein Density: How To Get More Protein for Fewer Calories
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on June 27, 2018 at 2:15 am

    It can be challenging to to increase your protein intake using plant-based sources without taking in more calories than you need. This is where the concept of protein density can help. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/protein-density-how-to-get-more-protein-for-fewer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 482 - The Surprising Link Between Salt and Weight Gain
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on June 19, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    Moderating our sodium intake may help us maintain healthier gut flora, which is associated with healthier body weight. Who saw that coming? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/the-surprising-link-between-salt-and-weight-gain Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 481 - The Candida Diet: Separating Fact from Fiction
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on June 13, 2018 at 1:00 am

    You'll find a confusing mix of true and false information about candida diet and nutrition online. Let’s sort fact from fiction. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/the-candida-diet-separating-fact-from-fiction Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 480 - Can Xylitol Prevent Bone Loss?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on June 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm

    Xylitol can absolutely protect against bone loss and prevent osteoporosis. If you’re a rat. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/can-xylitol-prevent-bone-loss Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 479 - How to Increase Fiber Without Overloading on Calories
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on May 29, 2018 at 11:15 pm

    Many high-fiber foods are also high in calories. If you're looking to increase fiber but keep calories under control, you want foods with a high fiber density. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-increase-fiber-without-overloading-on-calories Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 478 - 10 Nutrition Worries You Can Stop Stressing About
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on May 23, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Let's make sure we're not stressing out about things we don't actually need to worry about. As my contribution to the general well-being, here are ten nutrition concerns that you can probably cross off your list. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/10-nutrition-worries-you-can-stop-stressing-about Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 432 - Myths about Sulfites and Wine
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on May 16, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Let’s clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about sulfites, wine, and headaches. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2s7WWIh. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 477 - Mushroom Coffee: The Science Behind the Trend
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on May 8, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    A new line of mushroom coffee promises to increase productivity, focus, energy, and much more. What's the science to support the claims? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/mushroom-coffee-the-science-behind-the-trend Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 476 - Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune Response?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on May 1, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Eating sugar may put your white blood cells into a temporary coma. But there’s a lot more to the story of how sugar affects our immune response. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/does-sugar-really-suppress-the-immune-system Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 475 - Does Sparkling Water Make You Hungry?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on April 24, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    Even if carbonated drinks increase the "hunger hormone" ghrelin, these hormones are only one of many factors that contribute to our subjective experience of being hungry. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/does-sparkling-water-make-you-hungry Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 474 - How Fake Nutrition News Hurts Us All
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on April 17, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Learning to think critically about nutrition claims can help make us better consumers of information in general. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/how-fake-nutrition-news-hurts-us-all Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 473 - Is The Beyond Burger Healthy for You?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on April 10, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    A new generation of plant-based products are taking veggie burgers to a whole new level. This week, a look at the Beyond Burger and how it compares with beef and other meat-free options. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-the-beyond-burger-healthy-for-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]

  • 472 - Are the Benefits of Fish Oil Overrated?
    by QuickAndDirtyTips.com on April 3, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    Fish oil supplements are the third most popular nutritional supplement. But just how firm is the evidence to support their use? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/are-the-benefits-of-fish-oil-overrated Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva […]