Dr. Aarti Ivanic, associate professor of marketing at the University of San Diego, talks with Patti and Doug about the ways in which junk food advertising on radio and TV targets black and Hispanic communities, and the downstream impacts on public health.
Patti is the recipient of the EPA’s prestigious Children’s Environmental Health Excellence Award, and the author of Helping To Heal, a book for the parents of children with life-threatening illnesses.
In this podcast she talks about what parents can do to help kids thrive, from preparing and eating healthy foods to making a home environment that is free from toxins.
Updated: May 16, 2019
Millions of people drink diet soda every day, believing that soda with an artificial sugar substitute is a healthier option than old-fashioned soda with sugar.
But like many chemicals in our environment, the synthetic chemicals that make soda sweet are having other effects on our bodies, and may be responsible for a host of medical problems ranging from allergic reactions to cancer.
On this edition of Green Street, Patti and Doug talk with aspartame expert and author of “Sweet Poison“, Dr. Janet Star Hull, whose personal experience with aspartame poisoning has made her an outspoken advocate for extreme caution when it comes to artificial sweeteners.
For more info: Visit Dr. Hull’s web site