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Listen to Your Body: A Podcast Roundup of Health Essentials

For years, Savvy Psychologist, Get-Fit Guy, House Call Doctor, and Nutrition Diva have been bringing millions of people around the world the latest tips and trends in nutrition, physical fitness, and mental health. Listen on for a primer on the wide world of health and wellness. 

 
 
By
Joe Muscolino
June 6, 2018

 

Gone are the days of doctors smoking cigarettes and recommending a hearty diet of milk and red meat for the remainder of your years. Nutrition, fitness, and overall wellness have come a long way.

Sure, there will always be conflicting studies elbowing each other for attention, claiming to be the next miracle cure or answer to your love handles. But if there’s more information than ever before, there is also more scientifically rigorous--if not unchallenged--information to boot. And there’s just so much that, as long as you know what to do with it, you can live a healthier, fitter life in no time.

And that’s where some of QDT’s subject matter experts come in handy. Nutrition Diva, Get-Fit Guy, House Call Doctor, and Savvy Psychologist all specialize in offering you smart, simple ways to be healthy in both body and mind. For years their weekly podcasts have helped millions of people around the world understand the latest trends in nutrition, physical fitness, and mental health.

Below you can find a primer of sorts on some of our favorite episodes offering an entrypoint into the wide, promising world of health.

Listen on.

A Cold or The Flu: How to Tell the Difference

Cold and flu symptoms can often overlap, but of course, one is much more severe--and requires more medical attention--than the other. So how can you tell the difference between the two? House Call Doctor has the answers.

5 Common Medical Myths Debunked

Medical misinformation and old wives’ tales are rampant, and they can compromise your health. In this podcast, House Call Doctor debunks five medical myths that unfortunately seem like they came out of Google University, rather than a physician’s office.

The Pros and Cons of Caffeine

In this day and age, most of us drink some kind of caffeinated beverage to wake up in the morning, and it’s natural to wonder what all that caffeine is doing to our bodies. The truth is that caffeine isn’t all good for us, but it’s not all bad either! In this episode, House Call Doctor gives an overview of the most commonly-consumed drug in the world--warts and all.

What’s Fitness Really Mean?

Fitness is a complicated topic to talk about, and if you strive to be fit, it’s important to understand what it means so that you know when you achieve it. In this episode, Get-Fit Guy focuses on the word “fitness” -- the definitions, the qualifications, and most importantly, what concepts and standards are not covered in the meaning of the word.

Body Fat: How to Use It and Lose It

Body fat: we all have it, sometimes more of it than we’d like. But what is body fat made of, and what does it do for us? In this episode, Get-Fit Guy explains this mysterious part of our body that can cause us so many health issues.

Research tells us that people who make the time for physical activity throughout their daily routines tend to be healthier, happier and more focused. Easy enough, but how can you make the time? Get-Fit Guy has some tips to bring exercise a little closer to home so you can make sure you’re getting your squats in each and every day.

5 Most Surprising Heart Healthy Foods

Did you know that red meat and beer can be good for you? Yes, really! In honor of Heart Health Awareness Month, Nutrition Diva breaks down five foods that are good for your heart that you’re unlikely to find on many other nutritional recommendation lists.

How to Build More Muscle with Less Protein

If you’re on a low-protein diet--either because you’re a vegetarian or vegan or simply because you focus your diet on other nutrients--then you’ve probably wondered how you can build muscle with a comparatively low amount of protein in your system. Well, Nutrition Diva has the answers! In this episode, she explains how to time your meals to make the most of the protein you take in.

7 Beliefs of Emotionally Healthy People

We’re all insecure to some degree--that’s part of being human. But those of us who are in generally good emotional health have a few things in common: namely, an outlook toward our own capabilities that is forgiving and flexible. In this episode of Savvy Psychologist, learn the seven common beliefs of people with good emotional health.

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