Mindfulness And Medicine

Mindfulness And Medicine

This week, we learn the health benefits of paying closer attention to what we consume and our emotional well-being.

We begin with Dr. Ronald D. Siegel, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. A long-time student of mindfulness meditation, he explains the psychology of happiness, and why humans use food and drink as a pathway to achieve it.

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Louisiana Eats Life Changes

Louisiana Eats Life Changes

It's really true what they say: You are what you eat — and drink! On this week's show, we call in the experts to learn about the effects of our eating and drinking habits on the human mind, body and spirit.

To begin, we speak with our resident health and food policy expert, senior editor for The AtlanticCorby Kummer. Corby's recent investigative reporting reveals that eating healthy fat while eliminating sugar and simple carbs could be a long-term solution to the never-ending debate about nutrition and weight control

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