Nutrition And Brain Health, Government Shutdown And Science, Book Therapy

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Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett talk about how nutrition affects the health of our brain with Dr. Neal Barnard (BAHR-nahrd). Then, we explore how the shutdown is affecting scientific research and talk with an author who recommends “book therapy” to treat our ailments.

Featured in this Show

  • Nutrition And The Brain

    Some foods are good for your general health…but did you know there’s a diet you could follow to get better brain function? Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine explains the link between nutrition and brain health.

  • Treating Life's Ailments With…Books?

    Feeling blue? Having a mid-life crisis? Addicted to the internet? Bibliotherapist Susan Elderkin has a novel suggestion for whatever might be ailing you.

  • Government Shutdown Threatens Scientific Research

    A graduate student in physics from UW-Madison makes the argument that scientific reasearch can be permanently harmed by a government shutdown.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Dr Neal Barnard Guest
  • Susan Elderkin Guest
  • Kenneth Rudinger Guest

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