Health - Diet and Healthy Eating

Health - Diet and Healthy Eating

How Small Changes Can Improve Health

October 8, 2013


Interview with Tom Rath, author of the book Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes




Mike Carruthers:
You can make significant improvements to your health just by doing little things.


Tom Rath:
One of the things that’s been very helpful for a lot of people that I’ve spoken to and studied is simply start tracking your steps in a day and to aim for 10 thousand steps in a day.


Tom Rath

Diet & Dementia

October 1, 2013


Interview with Dr. David Perlmutter, author of the book Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers




Mike Carruthers:
What you eat impacts your health that you know and that can be a problem because…


Dr. David Perlmutter:
We have strayed from the diet that is best for our health. The diet that we are now consuming is unlike anything we’ve eaten in the 2.5 million years that we’ve been here.

Dr. David Perlmutter

What You Must Know About The Food You Eat

September 26, 2013


Interview with Dr. David Katz, author of the book Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well




Mike Carruthers:
To eat healthy and not get fat you have to choose the right foods and that’s not always easy.


Dr. David Katz:
There’s actually more added sugar in some pasta sauces than there is in ice cream topping. And I mean that very literally, people don’t know that.

Dr. David L. Katz

Foods For Health & Beauty

September 19, 2013


Interview with Peggy Kotsopoulos, author of the book Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with Foods that Heal




Mike Carruthers:
Our health and our mood can be affected by what we eat and what we drink.


Peggy Kotsopoulos:
I think a lot of people confuse thirst for hunger so they’ll tend to reach to eat something before they reach to hydrate themselves.

Peggy Kotsopoulos

How Healthy Are You?

September 5, 2013


Interview with Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, author of the book Discover Your Optimal Health: The Guide to Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Vitality, Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
If you’re not living a particularly healthy lifestyle the decision to become healthy takes more than a little initiative and desire.


Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen:
What I’ve found that willpowers, external techniques – none of those things have long lasting success. In fact 85% of people that lose weight gain it back within 2 years.

Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen

Protecting Yourself From Cancer

August 29, 2013


Interview with Devra Davis, author of the book The Secret History of the War on Cancer




Mike Carruthers:
Exposure to toxic substances seems to be a leading cause of cancer. But why do some people get it and others don't when they're exposed to the same level of toxins? 


Devra Davis:
There's a wide range of vulnerability. Some people (like my grandfather who lived to 97) are pretty tough.


Devra Davis


July 11, 2013


Interview with Dr. Patricia Farris, author of the book The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Look Years Younger




Mike Carruthers:
We eat a lot of sugar; I mean a lot of sugar.


Dr. Patricia Farris:
I mean Americans eat 70 pounds of sugar a year – tremendous amounts of sugar.

Dr. Patricia Farris

The Fight With Body Weight

July 1, 2013


Interview with James Colquhoun, author of the book Hungry for Change: Ditch the Diets, Conquer the Cravings, and Eat Your Way to Lifelong Health




Mike Carruthers:
Americans are fatter than ever before in part because of all the processed foods we eat.


James Colquhoun:
In conjunction with that it’s really looking at sugar consumption as well which has gone up 10 fold for some teenagers since 1910 – that is causing huge issues with how blood sugar is regulated in the body.

James Colquhoun

How Much Do You Eat?

June 28, 2013


Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink, author of the book Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think




Mike Carruthers:
You'd probably like to think that you watch what you eat, however…


Brian Wansink:
We've done over 200 studies over the last twenty years. We find that no matter how tuned in a person is to what they think to eat, and how much they eat we are really just nations of mindless eaters.

Dr. Brian Wansink

Which Organic Foods Are A Waste Of Money?

May 9, 2013


Interview with Mira Calton, co-author of the book Rich Food Poor Food: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System (GPS)




Mike Carruthers:
Buying organic what could be healthier? But of course organic food is more expensive than conventionally grown food so here’s some good news…


Mira Calton:
There’s actually 14 different vegetables and fruits that you don’t have to buy organically. That’s a great place where people can really start to save some money.

Mira Calton

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