Health - Diet and Healthy Eating


Health - Diet and Healthy Eating

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

Sugar

July 11, 2013

 

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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)

 

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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

Food Ingredients To Avoid

March 25, 2013

 

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

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While they’re legal there are some ingredients in the foods you eat you may want to think twice about. For example…

 

Mira Calton:
Azodicarbonamide one of the longest words you’ll see on a label they use it to make flour whiter. Whereas in other countries they just let it turn white in about a week.
 

 
Mira Calton

Foods That Protect Your Brain

March 7, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Neal Barnard, author of the book Power Foods for the Brain: An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Almost every family today has or will have to deal with a member who has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

 

Dr. Neal Barnard:
And my estimate is that if everyone really put into practice the kinds of steps I’m going to suggest we could prevent 70-80% of Alzheimer’s cases.
 


Dr. Neal Barnard

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