Episode 146 – Cocktails or Coffee? Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Your Real Champion®: “Cheers! Here’s to Dry January Every Month of the Year!” Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Your Addiction Expert: Narcan Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Cocktails or Coffee? – Caffeinated coffee and tea are the most consumed, socially accepted stimulants in the world, and close to 90% of adults consume caffeine daily. Coffee and tea contain nutrients that may be beneficial or harmful, including caffeine and antioxidants. Dr. Donald Hensrud is an expert in both Nutrition and Preventive Medicine from the Mayo Clinic. Learn about the latest research findings on coffee, then we’ll discuss the value of Dry January.
Associate Professor of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
Sarah Rivera, Director of Nursing, Recovery Centers of America at Devon
This week’s topic: Narcan
Sarah has spent her 17-year career as a registered nurse in a range of positions such as staff nurse, unit manager, administrative director of nursing and director of nursing within various medical settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long term care homes and a drug and alcohol center. Sarah currently is a member of the steering committee for PRO-A, Pennsylvania Recovery Organization- Alliance and collaborates closely with the Pennsylvania Nurses Assistance Program to assist nurses who are impaired from drugs and alcohol. Sarah has found her purpose to enmesh her passion for both recovery and nursing with RCA’s mission to help save one million lives from drugs and alcohol.
Your Real Champion® – Cheers! Here’s to Dry January Every Month of the Year!
In recent years, Dry January has become a trend – taking a month to abstain after the holidays that involved socializing with eating and drinking more than usual. Robert and Arielle Ashford have taken the concept a step further. The Volstead by Unity in Manayunk offers mouth-watering menu selections with a great list of zero proof libations. It’s a vibrant restaurant and bar where everyone – whether they identify as in-recovery, pregnant or nursing, sober curious or just want something different can enjoy great flavors, focus on their health and wellness, and still have fun.
For more info please visit: volsteadzeroproof.com
Each week, we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community.
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINK PLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGN for Colon Cancer Awareness.
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