Alzheimers-ImageListen to our nurse practitioner Sellma Vllasi, FNP-C as she co-hosts “Healthy Choices” and talks about new research linking a cross between Mediterranean diet and DASH diet (3 servings of whole grains, rich in leafy green vegetables and some fruit, healthy fats, lean protein, and low in sugar) to a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Other topics include: 6 superfoods to decrease risk of heart attack and stroke (blueberries, cranberries, avocados, pumpkin seeds, and chia seeds); gluten-free diet fad: healthy or hyped; Pepsi Co replaces aspartame with sucralose in diet drinks as consumers vote with their dollars. Also discussed are herbal tonics to boost energy, optimize hormone leves, and improve overall health (maca, muira puama, vitex, dong quai, black cohosh, ashwagandha) with Stephanie Ray or BioRay herbal company; impact of chronic inflammation on health and risk for chronic disease, and how to control it with diet (with Johnny Bowden, PhD, CNS); and more…

Click on podcast below if you missed the live show on Saturday, April 25th 2015


Stephanie Ray, herbalist with BioRay

Johnny Bowden, PhD, CNS on inflammation