Zorba Paster On Your Health

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Each week Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. " Zorba Paster On Your Health " can be heard Saturdays from 8 to 9 a.m. and again from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

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Each week Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. " Zorba Paster On Your Health " can be heard Saturdays from 8 to 9 a.m. and again from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-12-09 02:44
last episode published
2018-12-08 08:00
publication frequency
5.75 days
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Number of Episodes
136
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.12.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Mouth Breathing vs. Nose Breathing And Memory, Are Standing Desks Overrated? (Maple Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese)

We discuss a study that looks at how nose breathing vs. mouth breathing affects memory. And there's new research that suggests standing work desks may not be all they're stacked up to be health wise. Plus, we share a healthy recipe for Maple Roasted Ca...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
1.12.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Walking Speed Determines Health / Antibiotics And Obesity (Butternut Squash Tacos with Avocado)

There's new research that looks at what walking speed says about our health. We also look at the link between antibiotics and obesity. Plus, we share a healthy but tasty recipe for Butternut Squash Tacos with Avocado .
Wisconsin Public Radio author
17.11.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Seasonal Temperature Changes / A Mother's Voice And Smoke Alarms (Ingrid Hoffmann's Chicken Tinga Poblana)

We learn why 50 degrees in the fall feels colder than 50 degrees in the spring. We also look at a study that found kids reacted much quicker to smoke alarms that were their mother’s voice. Plus, we talk with celebrity chef and Telemundo host Ingrid Hof...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
3.11.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Fast Food Everything / The Great Flu Pandemic Of 1918 (Thai Deviled Eggs)

We talk about a new study that looked at how much fast food Americans are eating, and we discuss the lessons we have learned from the influenza pandemic of 1918 . Plus, a spooky good recipe for Thai Deviled Eggs!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
27.10.2018

Germs! / Vitamin D And Bone Health (Veggie Frittata With Asiago Cheese)

We look at ways to avoid contact with germs, and we discuss a new study from The Lancet looking at Vitamin D supplements and if they actually help with bone health. Plus, we dig in to a delicious recipe for Veggie Frittata with Asiago Cheese!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
20.10.2018

Is Standing At Work Bad? / Pets And Children's Asthma (The Midwest Beet Burger)

A study suggests standing at work may be worse than sitting. We examine the research on standing vs. sitting. We also find out how early exposure to pet allergens may reduce the risk of asthma in infants. Plus, we get a tasty recipe: The Midwest Beet B...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
13.10.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Kids And Fast Food / New Screen Time Guidelines (Lemony Zucchini Pasta)

We talk about the choices kids are making at fast food restaurants. We learn about new screen time guidelines for kids. Plus, we get the steps on a delicious recipe for Lemony Zucchini Pasta!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
6.10.2018

Docs Need To Unlearn / No Level Of Alcohol Beneficial (Chipotle Chicken Mango Salad)

We find out why it's difficult for physicians to unlearn certain things. We look at a study that found no level of alcohol is healthy. Plus, get a delicious recipe for Chipotle Chicken Mango Salad!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
8.09.2018

Dish Sponges And Germs / Dementia Prevention (Spinach And Chicken Tortilla Casserole)

This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study that looks at the amount of bacteria in our dish sponges, and they discuss a study on potential prevention factors for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe: Spinach & Chicken Tortilla Casserole!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
1.09.2018

Docs Prescribe Play Time / Pesticide In Our Cheerios? (Miriam's Lentils)

This week Zorba and Tom talk about children's play time is as important as reading to them, and they look at a study that found pesticide in some breakfast cereals. Plus, they share a special listener recipe for Miriam's Lentils!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
18.08.2018

Anti-Vax Docs / Turning Vacant Lots Green (Savory Bean & Spinach Soup)

This week Zorba and Tom talk about potential consequences of doctors who dispense anti-vaccination information, and they look at a study suggesting that the greening of vacant urban lands may reduce self-reported poor mental health in community-dwellin...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
4.08.2018

Forest Bathing / Being Single Bad For Your Health? (Squash Curry with Red Lentils)

This week Zorba and Tom learn about the health benefits of "forest bathing", and they look at a study showing that being single may be detrimental to your health. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Squash Curry with Red Lentils!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
28.07.2018

Cost Of Drugs Varies Widely By City / More Perks of Drinking Coffee (Sweet & Sour Chicken Rice Bowl)

This week Zorba and Tom talk about how the cost of prescription drugs varies widely from city to city, and they look at a study showing some newly discovered health perks of drinking coffee. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Sweet & Sour Chicken ...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
14.07.2018

Death With Dignity / Lentils & Blood Sugar Study (Greek Pasta Salad)

This week Zorba and Tom discuss the controversial issue of assisted suicide, and they look at a study suggesting that eating lentils may lower blood sugar. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Greek Pasta Salad.
Wisconsin Public Radio author
7.07.2018

Are Pets The New Probiotics? / New Juice Guidelines for Kids (Strawberry Cobb Salad!)

This week Zorba and Tom examine a study that looks at the bacteria our pets bring into our lives, and they discuss the new FDA guidelines on fruit juice for children. Plus, they share a healthy recipe for Strawberry Cobb Salad.
Wisconsin Public Radio author
30.06.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Big Booze Taints Study / Mediterranean Diet Study Retraction (Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Cream Sauce)

This week Zorba and Tom look at a study that was tainted by influence from the alcohol industry, and they look at how bad data collection in the New England Journal of Medicine study on the Mediterranean Diet should be interpreted. Plus, they share a d...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
23.06.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Screen Use Before Sleep / Social Ties Slows Brain Aging (Grilled Peaches with Burrata)

Zorba and Tom look at a study suggesting nighttime screen use can disturb sleep, and they talk about how being social in older age can help slow brain aging. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Grilled Peaches with Burrata
Wisconsin Public Radio author
9.06.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Using Baseball To Fight Dementia / Some Drugs May Cause Dementia (Eggplant with Braised Chickpeas)

This week Zorba and Tom talk about groups that using baseball memories to help treat older dementia patients. They also look at an observational study showing certain drugs may increase the risks for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Eg...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
12.05.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Cleaner Air = Fewer Lung Issues / The Dirty Dozen (Beet Salad with Mushrooms, Goat Cheese and Arugula)

This week Zorba and Tom look at a study equating cleaner air to fewer lung issues in children, and they discuss “The Dirty Dozen” -- a list of the most pesticide-contaminated fruits and veggies. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Beet Salad with Mushr...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
5.05.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

A Frank Discussion On Bathroom Hand Dryers / Cell Phone Radiation Risk (Persimmon Arugula Salad)

This week Zorba and Tom have an enlightening discussion on the cleanliness of bathroom hand dryers, and they look at any potential radiation risks from cell phone use. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Persimmon Arugula Salad!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
21.04.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

On the Accuracy of Fitness Trackers / Caffeine Not Linked to Heart Palpitations (Mediterranean Rice Noodle Bowl)

This week Zorba and Tom discuss a study showing that fitness tracker gadgets may not be accurate, and a new study about caffeine and heart palpitations. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious recipe for a Mediterranean Rice Noodle Bowl!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
14.04.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Hug Your Children / Phthalates In Our Food (Eggplant Mexicana with Tofu)

Zorba and Tom discuss a study that looked at the health benefits of children who were hugged, and they look at phthalates in our food. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious recipe for Eggplant Mexicana with Tofu.
Wisconsin Public Radio author
7.04.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Dancing Helps The Brain / Fruit Juice Study (Salmon Teriyaki)

This week Zorba and Tom discuss a study about how dancing affects our brains, and a new study focusing on the consumption of fruit juice. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious guest author recipe for Salmon Teriyaki! Recipe is from Amy Kaneko's book...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
31.03.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Sleep Deprivation & False Claims / Injury Deaths & Life Expectancy (Chipotle & Sweet Potato Chowder)

This week Zorba and Tom discuss a study showing that sleep deprivation may lead to false confessions, and they talk about a study showing that the U.S. has far worse statistics compared to Europe in terms of accidents (deaths). Plus a tasty recipe for ...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
24.03.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Pain Reduced By Hand Holding / Blood Sugar Control & Type 2 Diabetes (Spicy Soy Chicken Lettuce Wraps)

Tom and Zorba look at a study that shows women feel less pain when having their hand held during a procedure. They also discuss the changing views on blood sugar levels and type 2 diabetes. Plus, they share a healthy recipe for Spicy Soy Chicken Lettuc...
Wisconsin Public Radio author
17.03.2018

Smartphone Infant Monitors / Stress & Heart Disease (Zucchini & Eggplant Rigatoni)

Tom and Zorba look at the effectiveness of infant monitor socks. They also discuss the link between stress and heart disease. Plus, they share a healthy recipe for Zucchini & Eggplant Rigatoni.
Wisconsin Public Radio author
10.03.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Icy Plunge For Pain Relief? / Eating Fast Raises Obesity Risk (Stars and Chicken Stew)

Tom and Zorba look at research suggesting that jumping into cold water may help with pain relief, and they discuss a study showing that eating fast may increase risk for obesity. Plus, they'll share a tasty recipe for Stars & Chicken Stew!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
3.03.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

How To Fall / Seniors & Psychiatric Drugs / Green Vegetable Egg Tortilla

Tom and Zorba talk about the correct way to fall, and they discuss a study showing the rise in seniors taking psychiatric drugs. Plus, they share a special guest chef recipe for Green Vegetable Egg Tortilla!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
17.02.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Children & Bacteria / Cell Phones & Radiation (Banana Pudding!)

This week Tom & Zorba discuss a study suggesting children benefit from exposure to dirt and bacteria. They also look at new research that looks any potential risk from cell phone radiation. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Banana Pudding!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
10.02.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Camping In The Cold Helps Sleeping / Opioids & Alcohol (Creamy Carrot and Leek Soup)

Tom and Zorba look at a study that suggests camping in the cold may help with sleep issues. They also discuss the dangers of mixing opioids, alcohol, and benzos. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for Creamy Carrot & Leek Soup!
Wisconsin Public Radio author
3.02.2018

Fake Olive Oil / PPI Drugs & Kidney Risk (Spicy Spaghetti Carbonara)

This week Zorba and Tom discuss a report about counterfeit olive oil coming out of Italy, and they look at new research pointing to a potential kidney disease risk from using proton pump inhibitor drugs such as Prilosec. Plus, a delicious recipe for Sp...
27.01.2018

Dog Owners Live Longer / Healthiest U.S. States (Popeye Pot Pie!)

This week Tom & Zorba discuss a new study suggesting dog owners live longer. They also look at this year's rankings for the healthiest states in the U.S. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Popeye Pot Pie!
20.01.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Caring for the Caregivers / Bone Health (Broccoli with Anchovies & Garlic!)

This week Tom & Zorba discuss tips on how caregivers can take care of themselves. They also look at new research suggesting Vitamin D and calcium supplements may not strengthen bone density. Plus, they mix up a few recipes for Broccoli with Anchovi...
13.01.2018 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Flouride For Kids / Blood Donations From Gay Men (Moroccan Chicken & Couscous)

Tom and Zorba talk about the importance of providing flouride to children. They also discuss the FDA changing its position on blood donations coming from gay men. Plus, they share a healthy recipe for Moroccan Chicken & Couscous!
6.01.2018

Weekend Warrior Workouts / Statins & Non-heart Surgery Link (Soba Noodle Salad with Cucumbers and Asparagus)

Tom and Zorba look at a study comparing exercising only on the weekend vs. working out all week. And they discuss a new study showing that statins may do more than just lowering cholesterol. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for Soba Noodle Salad wi...
30.12.2017

Bah Humbug Syndrome / Dangers of Powdered Caffeine / Multi-grain B&B Pancakes

Tom and Zorba talk about a study that showed people who don’t enjoy Christmas the areas of their brain that are affected. They also discuss the dangers of powdered caffeine. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for Multi-grain B&B Pancakes!
23.12.2017 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Foods To Keep Us Young / Dementia Prevention (Mocktails!)

This week Tom & Zorba walk though some foods that help keep our brains healthy and fit. They also discuss new research on preventing dementia. Plus, they mix up a few recipes for: Mocktails!
16.12.2017 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Should We Eat Cookie Dough? / New Blood Pressure Guidelines (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

This week Tom & Zorba ask the important question: Should we eat cookie dough? They also discuss the revised blood pressure guidelines. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Japanese Cucumber Salad!
9.12.2017

Martial Arts & Kids / Abortion Rates Falling (Healthy Holiday Dips!)

The hosts discuss a study that suggests martial arts may be harmful to kids. They also highlight a study showing abortion rates are falling, and discuss why this may be. Plus, they'll share three delicious recipes for Healthy Holiday Dips!
2.12.2017

Is Breastfeeding Overrated? / Red Meat & Cancer Study (Mediterranean Veggie Wraps)

This week Tom and Zorba talk about if the importance of breastfeeding has been inflated by doctors, and they discuss a study showing smoked or cured meats may be linked to certain cancers. Plus they share a delicious recipe for Mediterranean Veggie Wra...
25.11.2017 http://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/itunes-large/WPRPodcast_2013_Zorba_1400_0.jpg

Spouse Helps Surgery Recovery / Death Rates Rise In Middle-Aged Whites (Roasted Butternut Squash Soup)

This week Tom and Zorba discuss research that shows having a spouse or loved one around helps recovery from surgery, and they talk about new data showing an increase in death rates among white middle-aged males. Plus, they share a delicious guest chef ...
18.11.2017

Yoga Reduces Falls For Elderly / Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Dementia (Tuna With Capers, Olives and Lemon)

This week Tom & Zorba look at how yoga may help reduce falls among seniors. They also discuss a study linking artificial sweeteners with dementia. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Tuna With Capers, Olives and Lemon!
11.11.2017

Why Are Hearing Aids So Expensive? / The Health Benefits of Giving (Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce)

This week Tom & Zorba look at why hearing aids are so expensive. They also look at a study that shows there are health benefits to being generous. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce!
4.11.2017

Medical Tests & Patient's Rights / New Shingles Vaccine (Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp)

This week Tom & Zorba look at the issue of patient's rights in the hospital. They also discuss the merits of the new shingles vaccine. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp!
28.10.2017

Should Your Dog Lick Your Face? / Parental Absence in Early Childhood (Butter Lettuce Salad w/Goat Cheese & Pickled Grapes)

This week the hosts discuss the (mild) dangers of your dog licking your face. They also look at a study suggesting that children whose parents have been absent are more likely to smoke or drink and struggle in school. Plus, they'll share a healthy and ...
21.10.2017

Is Standing At Work Bad? / Pets & Children's Asthma (The Midwest Beet Burger)

This week Tom & Zorba look at a study suggesting standing at work may be worse than sitting. They also discuss how early exposure to pet allergens may reduce the risk of asthma for infants. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: The Midwest Beet Burger!
14.10.2017

Too Many Prostate Exams? / Campus Tanning Beds (Persian Spiced Chicken with Spaghetti Squash)

This week the hosts discuss a study looking the possible over-screening for prostate cancer, and they'll talk about the effects of the proliferation of tanning salons on college campuses. Plus, they'll share a delicious recipe for Persian Spiced Chicke...
7.10.2017

New Mediterranean Diet News / Food Expiration Dates (Tuscan Grilled Pork Chops)

This week the hosts look at how the Mediterranean Diet relates to fat, and talk about how long we should hand on to food after the expiration date. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Tuscan Grilled Pork Chops!
30.09.2017

Swimming Naked in Public Schools / Seniors & Booze (Heirloom Tomato & Herb Salad)

This week Zorba talks about his experience swimming naked in high school in Chicago, and why this was a thing , and they discuss why alcohol use is up among senior citizens. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Heirloom Tomato & Herb Salad!
23.09.2017

Are Some Hard-wired for Coffee? / Flossing: Yay or Nay? (Seaweed Salad)

This week the hosts discuss a study suggesting that perhaps some people are genetically wired to crave more caffeine, and they debate the merits of flossing based on new information from the American Dental Association. Plus, they share a tasty recipe ...