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What's Health Got to Do with It?

More sleep for Dad — and better food

Derek Thomson

On this week’s program, Dr. Joe Sirven examines the effect of sleep deprivation on men’s weight and cardiovascular health. People with insomnia have higher risks of developing depression, anxiety and even cancer. Brynn Dredla, neurologist at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, explains how to improve dads' sleeping patterns and habits.

Then, Dr. Sirven and his guest focus on practical tips for men's nutrition as we approach Father's Day. Hydration, portion control and home cooking are several components that significantly affect men’s well-being. Jenny Hamm, a registered dietitian at HCA Florida Memorial Hospital, shares dad-friendly breakfast ideas and highlights superfoods that can easily be incorporated into men's diets.

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Daria is a post-baccalaureate communication student at the University of North Florida. She is an international sportscaster with experience covering the Olympics and World Championships in Europe, Russia, North America and South Korea. Daria is the first female hockey play-by-play commentator in Russian. She has called men's, women's and youth hockey games for the KHL, WHL, NHL and IIHF. Due to ongoing global tensions, she wants to focus on foreign affairs and learn how to affect local and global communities.<br/><br/><br/><br/>