Tired? Exhausted? Stressed? Wish you had more energy?
Join me and my guests, on my weekly podcast, as we share science-based tips and strategies to help you get more done so you can have more fun.
Dr. Jo Lichten, PhD, RDN, CSP works with organizations to recharge their workforce for improved performance, productivity, and profitability. And, it all starts with energy.
Every machine requires energy to perform - including the human machine. And, just small shifts in the way we eat, sleep, move, and think can have powerful effects.
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Show Notes and Recordings
Episode #57: Using Your Energy Cycles to Your Advantage
Our body's circadian rhythm causes fluxuations in our body's hormone's affecting sleep, stress, and health markers. Our energy cycles throughout the day, too. Dr. Eva encourages you to pay attention to your unique cycles - and use that information to your advantage.Listen to Recording
Episode #56: Plant Based Doesn't Mean Vegetarian
There are so many benefits to adding more plants to your plate. And, it doesn't mean you have to give up meat. In this episode, Robin Withrow-Wong, MS, RDN, a dietitian who specializes in plant based nutrition and type 2 diabetes, clears up some myths about plant-based diets.Listen to Podcast Recording
Episode #55: Three Ways to Boost Energy AND Prevent Diabetes
Nearly half of all American adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes. While there is many serious medical implications of having elevated blood glucose, it might also be a cause of low energy. Our guest, Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, shares three things you can do to prevent diabetes, that will also boost your energy level.Listen to Podcast Recording
Episode #54: Burnout - Part 2
Why are we feeling burnout at a time when we're pulling out of the pandemic and things appear to be getting back to normal? Today's guest, Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE, will offer us three tips to help us discover that joy once again.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #53: Burnout - Part 1
Things are getting back to normal and you should feel great, but you don't. You're exhausted - physically, mentally, and emotionally. What's going on? You could be experiencing burnout. A recent survey from Indeed, 52% of people responding said they are experiencing burnout in 2021. Here's what you can do to get back to your normal self.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #52: Buzzards, Biking, Big Bend: Staying Hydrated
Ever felt threatened by 50 circling buzzards? That’s the situation we were in on a very hot day hiking in Big Bend National Park. But severe deyhydration isn't the only risk to our body. Even a slight 1% dehydration can affect how you think, feel, perform, and react.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #51: Cannabis, CBD, THC for Pain, Anxiety, Inflammation, & More
"Most people don't get informed about cannabis and CBD until themselves or someone they know need it." ~Janice Newell-Bissex, RDN, Holistic Cannabis Practitioner
Learn about the difference between cannabis, THC, and CBD - both in terms of the plant and their role in health maintenance.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #50: Menopause & Perimenopause: weight gain, hot flashes, insulin resistance with Hillary Wright
While the average age of menopause is 51, many of the changes women experience start 6-10 years earlier during those peri-menopausal years. Hillary Wright, co-author of the book, Menopause Diet Plan, discusses how to deal with weight gain, belly fat, insulin resistance, brain fog, and hot flashes.Recording & Show Notes
Episode #49: How to Make Friends with Your Inner Gremlin
Are your inner thoughts driving you crazy? It's no wonder. A new study finds that we have more than 6000 distinct thoughts every day! And, how we respond to that inner voice (or self-talk) can determine whether they push us forward or hold us back from achieving our goals.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #48: Intermittent Fasting
You've heard the claims about how intermittent fasting will help you lose weight, keep your energy up, lower your blood sugar, and help you live longer. Does it live up to all those claims? Neily (with NeilyOnNutrition.com) and I break down the complicated science of intermittent fasting.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #47: How to Stop Life from Getting in Your Way
In the same way beautiful trees can get destroyed by invasive vines, "life" can get in the way of reaching our goals. But remember, you have a choice in how you deal with it. Here's how to cut down your excuses.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #46: Sleep
Sleep isn't just to make us feel rested. Sleep plays a critical role in our health, weight, safety, productivity, and more. In this episode, Dr. Jo offers a four question quiz, "Are You Getting Enough Sleep" and then shares these seven critical functions of sleep.Recording + Show Notes
Episode #45: Energy Supplements
Looking for "all day energy" "without that jittery feeling"? Without the "afternoon slump?" What if you could get all that in one supplement? In this episode Dr. Jo interviews registered dietitian nutrition and certified health coach, Jennifer Neily.Recording + Show Notes