Teaching My Friend Nutrition
Episode 28: Pesticides- The Hidden Danger
How much do we really know about whats being sprayed onto our foods? Are pesticides the hidden health danger we're so often told they are?This episode the girls life the veil on the hidden harms of pesticides, debate whether non- organic veg is better than no veg at all, and offer up some invaluable life hacks for reducing our toxin exposure through foodsMusic by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 27: How Strong are Your Swimmers? The role of sperm in fertility & conception
How often do we overlook the role of sperm in fertility & conception? In this episode, we're talking all about the extraordinary ways sperm count and health can be affected by our health, lifestyle, and nutrition intake.So tune in, sit back, and maybe throw away those tighty whities......Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 26: What you really need to know about Smoking
Smoking is possibly the most common known health hazard in modern day society- but what actually is the big deal? Are vapes the safe alternative we have been led to believe?With most anti smoking campaigns focussing on links with cancer, this week we take an alternative look at the potential ramifications of smoking on our health.From impacts on weight control to how it changes your brain, our first episode of 2023 is sure to shock you into stop smoking (or telling others not to, if you're already nicotine free)Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 25: The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms
Can mushrooms cure disease? Can they make us live longer? Should you be taking them to improve your mood and cognition?Today we explore all this and more as we discuss 'the magic of medicinal mushrooms'. With hundreds of types of mushrooms to choose from, we explore the top 4, and uncover the revelatory facts of how they can catapult our mental and physical health far beyond our wildest comprehensions..This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only, please consult a health specialist before taking any supplements, including mushrooms. Especially if already on medication, or if you have an underlying health condition.Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 24: Gut- The Second Brain, and More?
How much do you know about your gut?Did you know it can mediate disease? Plays a pivotal role in cancer recovery?Moreover, how do you know if its healthy, and keep it that way?This week the girls take on the big daddy of the nutrition world- Gut.From why the gut is the foundation of all health, to how to feed it properly, join Laura & Atavia this week as they uncover the fascinating facts of the world of gut health.Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 23: Alcohol- do we drink too much?
Do we drink too much? How much even is too much?This week we're talking all about the effects of alcohol consumption. What it does to our bodies, brains and beyond.Tune in to discover if alcohol really is as bad as they'd have us believe.This episode is a general information episode where we discuss the effects of alcohol, and is not targeted for those with addiction or alcohol use issues.Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 22: How Microplastics have been found in human blood
In a world riddled with plastic (drinking bottles, food packaging, cling film)- could this man-made material be posing a danger not only the health of our planet, but to our bodies as well?In this episode, the girls discuss the often-overlooked issue of microplastics, and the extraordinary ways they could be affecting our health.Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 21: Can Cosmetics Kill?
Shampoo, moisturiser, toothpaste.. the everyday cosmetics in your home couldn't be trying to kill you, right?Whether you're an avid cosmetics lover, or just use the basics, how much do you know about what you're putting on (and into) your body?Major cosmetics companies have been found guilty of selling baby products with cancer causing chemicals in its ingredients, but what if that's just the beginning?This week, we're exploring the dark underbelly of the cosmetics world, and posing the question- how do we choose safer products?Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/
Episode 20: Could you be anaemic?
Many of us experience tiredness and lethargy at times. The odd cold, feeling run down, or just struggling to get out of bed in the morning- they may all be far too familiar experiences. But what if they weren't just mere coincidences?They could be a tell-tale sign of something much more sinister, but often easily remedied.This week the girls talk all things anaemia- from the different types, to what to do if you are diagnosed, and how to prevent it in the first place. Plug in for another week of facts and fun as Laura and Atavia journey through the not so complicated world of blood iron.Not recommended for vampires.Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabayhttps://www.instagram.com/tmfn_podcast/