Something You Should Know about Staying Healthy


Breathing Problems In Kids

July 12, 2016

 

Interview with Nina Shapiro, M.D., author of the book Take a Deep Breath: Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Breathing problems in children are common but one of the things that concerns parents the most is snoring.

 

Dr. Nina Shapiro:
A little bit of snoring is normal most kids do have some snoring at night that comes and goes and certainly if they’re sick it becomes a little bit worse.
 


Dr. Nina Shapiro

How Your Diet Affects Your Grandchildren

May 31, 2016

 

Interview with Gray Graham, author of the book Pottenger's Prophecy: How Food Resets Genes for Wellness or Illness

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Eating a lousy diet can create health problems, not only for you, but for your children and grandchildren.

 

Gray Graham:
When you hold an improper diet constant, every generation is sicker than the generation before it.
 


Gray Graham

Diet & Disease

April 19, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of the book The End Of Heart Disease

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Heart disease is the # 1 killer and yet…

 

Dr. Joel Fuhrman:
Everybody should know in America that we don’t have to have heart attacks and we don’t have to have strokes.
 


Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Ending Heart Disease

February 10, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, author of the book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

 

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Mike Carruthers:
More and more research keeps pointing to the fact that a plant based diet will help prevent and conquer all kinds of chronic diseases.

 

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn:
What happens to somebody when you’re treating them with whole food plant based nutrition who’s overweight, with heart disease, diabetes and hypertension? The risk for a heart attack – gone! The risk for a stroke – gone! Obesity – gone! Diabetes – gone!

 


Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn

What's Good For You & Bad For You

December 14, 2015

 

Interview with Jeff Wilser, author of the book The Bad

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s hard to know what to believe one study says fat is bad for you. The next study says fats are OK but carbs are bad for you – so when the dust all settles…

 

Jeff Wilser:
It’s really not saturated fat or fat that leads to obesity it’s more about sugar and carbohydrates.
 


Jeff Wilser

Eating Habits & Weight Gain

October 26, 2015

 

Interview with Brian Wansink, author of the book Slim by Design: Mindless Eating Solutions for Everyday Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In many households the traditional family dinner around the dining room table is almost extinct. And believe it or not that can actually cause weight gain.

 

Brian Wansink:
The biggest predictor of people being really thin is no TV, you eat at a table, and everybody stays seated until the meals over.
 


Brian Wansink

Why Getting Sick Is Good For Your Health

August 13, 2015

 

Interview with Marlene Zuk, author of the book Riddled with Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, and the Parasites That Make Us Who We Are

 

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Mike Carruthers:
No one wants to get sick. However, in one respect illness can be a good thing.

 

Marlene Zuk:
I'm not arguing that disease is good for you or that people should be happy to get sick.
 


Marlene Zuk

Fascinating Health Facts - Part 2

July 14, 2015

 

Interview with Jeremy Smith, author of the book Epic Measures: One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients.

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Despite the large number of people who have quit smoking.

 

Jeremy Smith:
Smoking is still a leading cause of death if we eliminated cigarette consumption in this country 80% of lung cancer cases would be eliminated.
 


Jeremy Smith

Fascinating Health Facts

July 13, 2015

 

Interview with Jeremy Smith, author of the book Epic Measures: One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients.

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How often have you heard the advice to eat more fruits and vegetables? Well maybe the advice should be eat more fruits than vegetables.

 

Jeremy Smith:
I was really surprised to learn that the leading dietary risk factor in the United States isn’t too much red meat, or lack of whole grains it’s not eating enough fruit.
 


Jeremy Smith

The Water You Drink

July 9, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. James Symons, author of the book Plain Talk about Drinking Water

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Nothing is more important to your survival than the water you drink which is one reason why so many people buy bottled water.

 

Dr. James Symons:
To take water on a hike or something in a bottle so you can hydrate yourself is fine but to buy bottled water because you’re afraid of what comes out of the tap is just wrong.
 


Dr. James Symons

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