Each week an avalanche of records slides into the KFAI music library. New Like Whatever host Michael Cyrs compiles a weekly summary of what's fresh and new at Fresh Air Community Radio.

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You’ve seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn’t.

Is stress preventing you from enjoying your daily life? Do you find that you’re becoming more distracted or forgetful? Are “the blues” sapping your spirits? Or do you simply feel not quite like yourself?

If you want to reclaim your focus, memory, and joy, you’re not alone. There are millions of people fighting against the epidemic of brain fog that’s sweeping the nation. The good news: It’s not an irreparable condition; rather it’s a side effect of modern-day living.

Many of the foods we eat and the habits we have do not support our brains. We no longer get what we need in order to produce essential brain chemicals that keep us energized, calm, focused, optimistic, and inspired. And even worse, our choices could lead to long-term problems, like dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and anxiety. Sadly, if you look at the way most of us live, it seems almost as though we’ve chosen a lifestyle deliberately intended to undermine our brain chemistry and our health.

Fortunately, there is a solution. The Brain Fog Fix is an easy-to-follow three-week program designed to help naturally restore three of your brain’s most crucial hormones: serotonin, dopamine, and cortisol. Rebalancing these chemicals will in turn enable the rest of your brain’s chemistry to reach optimal levels. Each week of the program focuses on a different element of your life:

Chris Morris is an internationally recognized naturopathic physician, author, cleric and business leader.

Dave Romm, a long-time KFAI radio personality, passed away on September 16th.  

KFAI fondly remembers J. Otis Powell‽, poet, scholar, visionary and dear friend to many.

Celebrate J. Otis Powell‽‘s life at a KFAI community gathering on Saturday, September 30th from 2-4pm at SPNN. Bring your stories, bring your poetry, bring your memories and spend time with a community of people who loved him.

J. Otis will be honored posthumously at the 2017 Annual Sally Awards, held on Monday, October 16th. Admission to the event is free, but reservations are required. Consider honoring J. Otis Powell for his Commitment to community by attending. Click here to reserve your spot!

He was one of the founders of the Write On! Radio program and a frequent and consistently uplifting presence at KFAI both on and off the air. Since his untimely death on August 28th, J. Otis’s many friends have celebrated his contributions to our shared culture throughout the KFAI program schedule.

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KFAI fondly remembers J. Otis Powell‽, poet, scholar, visionary and dear friend to many.  

Celebrate J. Otis Powell‽'s life at a KFAI community gathering on Saturday, September 30th from 2-4pm at SPNN. Bring your stories, bring your poetry, bring your memories and spend time with a community of people who loved him. 

A Minnesota Mosque has survived an attack by someone with an "improvised explosive device" F.B.I.

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The fight to defend civil liberties is ongoing and not every American agrees on just where those rights begin and end.

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Mary Hayes Grieco is a respected spiritual teacher based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. An original and expansive thinker, a pragmatic emotional healer, and an uplifting public speaker, Mary has inspired thousands of people since she first began teaching spirituality classes in 1982. Currently she is the director and lead trainer of The Midwest Institute for Forgiveness Training, and the author of The New Kitchen Mystic and Unconditional Forgiveness, . She works in private practice as a spiritual mentor and a forgiveness healer at The Well Healing Arts Center in Minneapolis.
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