Single Parent Marisa Farwell, Dr. Conor Kerley and Healthy Hearts

Marisa Farwell accepts charity and social assistance graciously, but she’d prefer to have affordable daycare and an opportunity to earn a living wage so she can teach her children to be independent and strong.  Marisa shares information about the plight of some low income single parents in BC, and offers ideas about how the new government can better and more cost effectively support them.

Dr. Conor Kerley, PhD Rd, is a senior dietician and clinical research specialist for the non profit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.  Conor has a particular interesting cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment, especially hypertension and heart failure.  Today Conor talks about the benefits of a plant based diet for both a healthy heart and to counteract the detrimental effects of multiple sclerosis, and he shares information about the upcoming Conference on Nutrition in Medicine in Washington DC on the July 28th weekend.

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About Janine Bandcroft

The Winds of Change airs every other Thursday 11-noon from CFUV listener supported radio in Victoria, on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish peoples. You can listen live anytime at cfuv.ca (it's a great station) and if you're able, we'd really appreciate if you contribute (even 5 bucks) to our annual funding drive.
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