Saturday, December 11, 2010

Monday, December 13th on the Doctor Ira Breite Show on Sirius 114 and XM 119: Doctor Radio


The holidays are getting close. The parties have started, and, if it wasn't for that cough that seems to be affecting New York, the office would be getting a bit quieter. A perfect time to think about nutrition! OK, maybe not, but its never to early to get ready for New Years Resolutions.

We have been talking a lot about probiotics and the hygiene hypothesis on the show. Its an important topic. Which brings us to the next question...what's the story with using probiotics in kids? Joining me to talk about this is University of Wisconsin at Madison Pediatrician Dr. Frank Greer. Dr. Greer is the co-author of Clinical Report on Probiotics in Children that is in the current issue of "Pediatrics."

Call us with your questions about children's nutrition at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

Ask Doctor Ira has switched around a little bit today. We will be answering all of your questions from 8:30 to 9:00 Eastern Time.

Call us at 1-877-NYU-DOCS with any questions that you forgot to ask your own doctor.

My favorite kitchen utensil is my deep fryer. I know its unhealthy, but its crispy brown goodness calls my name. Every now and then I'll take a Twinkie, dip it in pancake batter, and throw it in. Which brings me to my next topic: The Twinkie Diet. Dr. Mark Haub lost 27 pounds on a diet consisting of junk food. Join me and Registered Dietician Keri Gans as we find out what this is all about.

If you have any "interesting" methods you've tried to successfully lose weight, give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

Bill Katovsky is a multi-sport endurance athlete and the founder of "Tri-Athlete" Magazine. He also suffered a series of emotional and physical misfortunes, which stopped him from competing. But he found his way back and recently wrote a book, entitled "Return to Fitness: Getting Back in Shape After Injury, Illness or Prolonged Injury. " Find out about his inspiring story, and call us with your own questions about getting back after suffering a setback at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

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