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COVID Recovery:
What To Eat And Drink

What should you be eating and drinking if you’re recovering from COVID-19? Unfortunately, many COVID patients or “long haulers” continue to have lingering symptoms. In this 20 minute episode, returning guest and Integrative Medicine Consultant Dr. Esther Konigsberg, MD, provides credible tips on fighting infection and treating fatigue, muscle pain, respiratory and gastro issues resulting from COVID-19.

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Episode 6 – What is a Functional Food?

People are increasingly looking to be proactive in supporting their health and are seeking functional foods. But what are functional foods exactly? In this episode, founder and CEO of functional food brand JOYA, Ruth Elnekave, along with Kate Taylor Martin, owner of superfood café nutbar, provide their insights on this rising product category.

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Inflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Having produced podcasts for the last couple of years related to food and health, there is consistent mention by our distinguished podcast guests and medical professionals of the connection between inflammation and diet. Based on information from these interviews, here’s a summary of inflammatory and anti-inflammatory foods.

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