Take Charge of Your Health with Corinne and Carol

Carol has partnered with Corinne Furnari, nutritional practitioner and physician assistant since 2013. Take Charge of Your Health is a long running radio program at www.WBAI.org in the Pacifica network serving the greater New York City area and also appears at Progressive Radio Network www.prn.fm.

We strive to bring the latest information to our listeners. We pull information from conferences, thought leaders, medical and popular literature and discuss how this information can translate into practical tips.

We believe that knowledge is power and that each of us can and should empower ourselves to make the best decisions for extraordinary health and successful aging. Take advantage of the shows archived here.

Learn along with us!  And Take Charge of Your Health.

Take Charge of Your Health Radio Shows

 Dr. Minkoff enlightens us to the problems that face us when we cannot break down dietary protein to its smallest parts - amino acids.  Our bodies absorb amino acids and use those to make all the unique protein molecules used in our bodies.  We have an estimated 50,000 unique protein molecules.  We need these for all the enzymes in our bodies, all our immune system components, all of our body and bone structure and much more.  Ironically, in order to break down protein in our digestion system, we require the enzymes made of protein. Listen to how we can break the catch 22 and learn how proteins and amino acids function.... Read more
Published on: 1 day ago
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 Corinne and Carol do a deep dive into the functions of magnesium.  Years ago, Dr. Jonathan write summed up the importance of magnesium with this statement "If it spasms, give it magnesium".  We explore the many reasons for critical deficiencies in people world wide and discuss the myriad forms of magnesium supplementation.  Magnesium supplements have unique qualities so we offer some guidance on what to choose.... Read more
Published on: 8 days ago
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 Let's start 2022 with hopefulness and happiness.  Dr. Teitelbaum helps guide us in choosing happiness.  In these turbulent times, we still have the power to direct our emotions. Dr. Candace Pert demonstrated how emotions can become the molecules that directly run our physiology.... Read more
Published on: 22 days ago
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The holidays are complicated for many even in the best of times.  Sometimes it is a mourning for those who have passed since the previous year.  Sometimes it's complicated by personalities.  Sometimes it's lonely.  Usual schedules are disrupted. Every thing seems to be heightened in significance.  These days, we grapple with whether "to gather" or not.  Zoom and other platforms have exploded as an alternative means to connect but lacks the satisfaction of in person meetings.  At year-end holiday times, we have the opportunity to review and reflect over the past year.  We can set new goals, determine to try something different, and drop what doesn't serve us.  Best, it can be a time of personal growth.... Read more
Published on: 29 days ago
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Take a deep time into the many functions of Vitamin D.  We are faced with critical shortages of Vitamin D in all of North America.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
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 The spectre of Omicron has unleashed another cascade of fear messages. Fear itself can create a negative effect on our immune systems.   We have a cameo appearance with Dr. Moshe Deckel and review Dr. David Brownstein's very simple protocol for staying well and avoiding the need for hospitalization.  Knowledge is power.  We can stop being victims by applying what we know in nutritional biochemistry to empower us to create health.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
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The holidays are upon on and for many holiday festivities include enjoying all kinds of foods.  But even in normal times, digestion can be compromised.   Corinne and Carol discuss enhancing our digestion with Dr. Moshe Dekel.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
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 The Remarkable Vitamin K with Corinne and Carol... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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Vitamin E is everywhere in daily multiple vitamin supplements and in all sorts of skin care products.  Yet, vitamin E had historically been shown to be a powerful antioxidant when used in cardiovascular disease and wound healing.  The practitioners who paved the way for understanding vitamin E faced great opposition from their conventional colleagues and struggled determinedly to share their findings. Even today, vitamin E is considered essential but is often ignored.  Complicating the vitamin E story, vitamin E has 8 distinct molecules with variations in activity. ... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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 This program is part of a series focusing on our basic nutritional needs.  We take a look at vitamin A, the manifestations of vitamin A deficiencies and how to recognize those, the types of Vitamin A, and how to supplement with both food and nutrients.  For an added bonus, Carol is attending Frontiers in Ozone this weekend learning about the dental and medical applications of ozone therapies and recaps several of the lectures - your persoal peek into cutting-edge medicine.... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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We begin a series to delve into nutritional basics.  Vitamin C is available everywhere... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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Even an excess amount of fat as little as 5 pounds has a negative effect on our body functioning.  Excess fat is deposited when we have stress, hormone imbalances, low thyroid, poor sleep, trauma, toxins, lack of purpose and boredom.  We discuss what underlies cravings, measures to help with the fat storage initiators and avoiding being a victim and get the information that is needs to take positive action.... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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  As we age, we have become haunted by the spectre of osteoporosis - a silent disease that will one day cause our weakened bones to snap and turn us into an invalid with a seriously shortened life span.  However, bones are living tissue that constantly remodel.   Connie and Carol discuss some of the latest research, what can help us create healthy bone and what can go wrong.... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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Dr. Steve Hotze practices in Katy, TX and is the author of "Hormones, Health and Happiness".  We do a deep dive into the prevalence of insufficient thyroid activity and the problems with conventional medicine missing the underlying problems. Helping his patient clients with their low thyroid issues is a foundation of his practice.  ... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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