Something You Should Know about Staying Healthy


Do You Really Need An Annual Physical?

October 16, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Davis Liu, author of the book The Thrifty Patient: Vital Insider Tips for Saving Money and Staying Healthy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Going for your annual physical is it really necessary?

 

Dr. Davis Liu:
A recent article, as recent as 2007 said this, 2002 said this – there’s no medical evidence that saves lives and it makes sense.
 


Dr. Davis Liu

The Color Of Food

August 8, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Heber, author of the book  What Color Is Your Diet?

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You've heard it a million times we should all be eating more fruits and vegetables.


Dr. David Heber:

Most Americans eat three servings a day of fruits and vegetables two of those are french fries and iceberg lettuce and the third one is ketchup.
 


Dr. David Heber

Taking Better Care Of Your Skin

July 2, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Ava Shamban, author of the book Heal Your Skin: The Breakthrough Plan for Renewal
www.YouTube.com/DrAvaMD

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We all know it’s important to take care of our skin and yet…

 

Dr. Ava Shamban:
Somehow people go to sleep with their makeup on, people don’t wear sunscreen, they think it’s OK to fry themselves, they don’t understand how important their skin is both to their looks and to the health of their body.
 


Dr. Ava Shamban

Headaches

June 27, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Buchholz, author of the book Heal Your Headache

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You very likely have suffered from headaches.

 

David Buchholz, M.D.:
The figures say that about 45 million Americans have enough headaches to be labeled as headache sufferers.
 


Dr David Buchholz

Why Kids Get Fat

June 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba, author of the book Fit Kids Revolution: The Parent's Diet-Free Guide to Raising Healthy & Fit Children

 

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Mike Carruthers:
One reason so many kids are overweight is because their parents let them eat whatever they want.

 

Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba:
I get so many parents and they’re like he’ll eat too much, he eats too much.  And I say, “Yeah if it’s cheese puffs and pizza of course but I’ve never had a kid come in with a stomach ache from eating too many brussels sprouts or carrots or apples.”
 


Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba

When Your Doctor Ask You To Get On The Scale

May 15, 2014

 

Interview with Linda Spangle, R.N., author of the book Friends with the Scale: How to Turn Your Scale Into a Powerful Weight Loss Tool

 

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Mike Carruthers:
One reason people don’t like going to the doctor and may even avoid going is…

 

Linda Spangle, R.N.:
Women especially just dread getting on the scale at the doctor’s office. I think for people who are chronic dieters it’s even worse - somehow it feels like judgment.
 


Linda Spangle, R.N.

Coping With Allergies

May 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Keri Peterson, Spokesperson for Clorox

 

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Mike Carruthers:
More and more people are suffering from allergies we’re up to 36 million Americans.

 

Dr. Keri Peterson:
If you have a parent with allergies, 1 parent gives you a 33% chance of having allergies. And if you have 2 parents that have allergies you have a 67% chance and they can develop at any age.
 


Dr. Keri Peterson

How Much Sugar Do You Eat?

April 21, 2014

 

Interview with Sarah Wilson, author of the book I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While we have focused on fat in the diet as a source of weight gain more and more evidence is pointing to sugar as a big part of the problem.

 

Sarah Wilson:
You know increasingly the science that comes out almost daily linking it to one metabolic disease after another – from pancreatic cancer, obesity, type II diabetes.

 


Sarah Wilson

Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

March 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish, author of the book The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health
 

www.ornishspectrum.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do we really need to worry all that much about leading a healthy life? After all, life expectancy keeps going up.

 

Dean Ornish, M.D.:
Well actually life expectancy is not improving - it's actually starting to go down, finally. In the case of our kids this may be the first generation in which our kids live a shorter lifespan than their parents did - which is really pitiful.
 


Dr. Dean Ornish

What Causes Chronic Cough & Clearing Of The Throat?

March 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jamie Koufman, author of the book The Chronic Cough Enigma: How to recognize, diagnose and treat neurogenic and reflux related cough

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Millions of Americans have chronic cough, chronic clearing of the throat and a host of symptoms that may all really be acid reflux.

 

Dr. Jamie Koufman:
It’s a great masquerader it is allergies that aren’t allergies, it’s sinusitis that isn’t sinusitis, it’s asthma that isn’t asthma and it certainly isn’t post nasal drip that wakes you up in the middle of the night – it’s reflux.
 


Dr. Jamie Koufman

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