Health - Diet and Healthy Eating


Health - Diet and Healthy Eating

Important Facts About Diet & Weight Loss

April 27, 2012

 

Interview with Dr. Nancy Snyderman, author of the book Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat: And the 101 Truths That Will Save Your Waistline--and Maybe Even Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You've heard a million times that Americans are fatter than ever but why? Is it just a matter of willpower?

 

Nancy Snyderman, M.D.:
There's a sabotage that's just a part of the bigger picture. We have created lovely suburbs with no sidewalks; we've taken gym out of school; we do not know how much fat is in the average meal when we go out to eat.
 


Dr. Nancy Synderman

Importance Of Cooking & Eating At Home

March 15, 2012

 

Interview with Dr. Mark Hyman, author of the book The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now!

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Something is wrong in the way we approach food and the result is we’re getting fat.

 

Dr. Mark Hyman:
Americans spend more time watching cooking on TV than actually cooking. So we have to say what do we value? You know most Americans don’t know how to cook anymore.

 


Dr. Mark Hyman

Effective Ways To Lose Weight

March 2, 2012

 

Interview with Louis Aronne, M.D., author of the book The Skinny: On Losing Weight Without Being Hungry-The Ultimate Guide to Weight Loss Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Weight gain is the result of overeating, so how do you eat less?


Louis J. Aronne, M.D.:

For many people having a protein breakfast can be helpful. Having an egg white omelet, cottage cheese, things that are protein rather than a starch for breakfast can help to control appetite later in the day.
 


Dr. Louis Aronne

About The Food You Eat

February 24, 2012

 

Interview with Esther Blum, author of the book Eat, Drink, and be Gorgeous: A Nutritionist's Guide to Living Well While Living It Up

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How we look at food has really changed.

 

Esther Blum:
We are not about enjoying the foods that we're eating. We're about, "Oh my God it's fat-free, it's calorie-free, it's this free, it's transfat-free, it's sugar-free"… it's like well why don't we start enjoying foods for what they do have which is delicious flavors.
 

How Willpower Really Works

January 25, 2012

 

Interview with Kelly McGonigal, author of the book The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Willpower is something that’s often misunderstood.

 

Kelly McGonigal:
Most people feel like they don’t have any willpower and actually willpower is something that everybody has. It’s a basic biological human instinct.
 


Kelly McGonigal

Preventing Illness & Living Longer - Part 2

January 24, 2012

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book The End of Illness

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Millions of people take vitamins every day to protect their health – but maybe they shouldn’t.

 

Dr. David Agus:
If you look at the studies of vitamins they cause problems. If a man takes a vitamin E a day for 3 years his rate of prostate cancer is 17% elevated and it lasts for years after stopping the vitamin E.
 


Dr. David Agus

Preventing Illness & Living Longer

January 23, 2012

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book The End of Illness

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We can all do a lot to prevent of postpone serious illness.

 

Dr. David Agus:
My hope is, and what I really believe can happen is, we can delay illness to the 9th or 10th decade. You know the 1950tys were the last years in the United States you can die of old age on a death certificate – I want to bring that back.
 


Dr. David Agus

Truth About Health & Nutrition - Part 2

January 19, 2012

 

Interview with Robert Davis, author of the bookCoffee is Good for You: From Vitamin C and Organic Foods to Low-Carb and Detox Diets, the Truth about Diet and Nutrition Claims

 

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Mike Carruthers:
For years we’ve heard that eating eggs isn’t good for you because they contain cholesterol, but the research says otherwise.

 

Robert Davis:
The evidence shows that is you eat up to six eggs a week it’s not harmful it’s good news because eggs are a good source of protein and certainly it’s a more healthy breakfast than eating a big muffin that’s full of sugar and calories.
 


Robert Davis

Truth About Health & Nutrition Claims

January 18, 2012

 

Interview with Robert Davis, author of the bookCoffee is Good for You: From Vitamin C and Organic Foods to Low-Carb and Detox Diets, the Truth about Diet and Nutrition Claims

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Keeping up with all the nutrition claims and what’s good and bad for you can be a challenge. For instance is coffee good for you?

 

Robert Davis:
There is good evidence that coffee may in fact have some benefits. Coffee drinking is linked to a lower risk of heart disease, certain cancers, stroke, diabetes.
 


Robert Davis

Why People Get Fat

January 12, 2012

 

Interview with Gary Taubes, author of the book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (Vintage)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What types of foods make people fat? Well the answer to that question has actually changed over time.

 

Gary Taubes:
Up until the 1960tys the conventional wisdom was that carbohydrates rich foods make you fat; potatoes, pastas, rice, beer, sodas – anything with sugar in it.
 


Gary Taubes

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