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Dr. David Friedman offers a cutting edge approach to achieving optimal health by incorporating entertainment, shock value and solutions to everyday health and wellness issues. Each week he interviews world-renowned doctors, celebrities, sports figures and New York Times bestselling authors who all share a common goal of helping others get healthy in the sickest developed country in the world… good ole USA.

Talking Superfoods with Joy Bauer

Summary: Superfoods contain compounds that promote vitality, regulate cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and may even prevent type-2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Air Date: 5/30/19
Duration: 24:24
Host: David Friedman, ND, DC
Guest Bio: Joy Bauer, MS, RDN
Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, is one of the nation's leading health authorities. She is host of NBC’s new hit show, Health + Happiness, and the health and nutrition expert for the TODAY show. She is also the founder of Nourish Snacks, a monthly columnist for Woman's Day magazine, and the official nutritionist for the New York City Ballet.

Joy is the creator of and the author of 12 New York Times best-selling books. Her latest book, From Junk Food to Joy Food, is based on her popular TODAY show series, in which viewers challenge Joy to turn fattening favorites into delicious, diet-friendly fare for the honor of the coveted "two carrots up." The book is also the inspiration behind Joy’s latest PBS special.

In the earlier part of her career, Joy was the Director of Nutrition and Fitness for the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, as well as the clinical dietitian for their neurosurgical team. One of Joy's most rewarding experiences was creating and implementing “Heart Smart Kids,” a health program for underprivileged children living in Harlem. Prior to making the jump to media, she taught Anatomy & Physiology and Sports Nutrition at NYU's School of Continuing Education, as she worked to build what would soon become the largest private nutrition center in the country.

Passionate about delivering scientifically sound, realistic information to millions of Americans, Joy has received countless awards including the National Media Excellence Award from two of the most esteemed organizations, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society of Nutrition Science.

When she's not dishing out health info or sharing delicious recipes on TV, you'll find Joy making a mess in her kitchen or spending quality time.
Talking Superfoods with Joy Bauer
Superfoods are thought to be the key to achieving optimal health.

These foods contain certain compounds that promote vitality, regulate cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and may even prevent type-2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Which foods should you be eating?

Audience favorite Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, who is the health and nutrition expert for the TODAY show, joins Dr. Friedman to discuss the health-enhancing benefits of specific superfoods, as well as why sparkling water is a good alternative to soda and so much more.