Something You Should Know about Diet and Healthy Eating


Why Every Calorie Counts

July 2, 2015

 

Interview with Kent Sasse, M.D., author of the book Life-Changing Weight Loss: Feel More Energetic and Live a More Active Life with a Proven, Medically Based Weight Loss Program (Sasse Guide)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Anyone who's tried knows that losing weight isn’t easy, but…

 

Kent Sasse M.D.:
Just remember that every calorie you burn does count so it doesn’t need to be one hour solid of sweating at the gym on a fancy machine.
 


Dr. Kent Sasse

How Your Brain Can Sabotage

June 26, 2015

 

Interview with Kelly Traver M.D., author of the book The Program: The Brain-Smart Approach to the Healthiest You: The Life-Changing 12-Week Method

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you've ever tried to change a habit or improve your health you know it can be difficult to make it stick.

 

Kelly Traver M.D.:
And the reason for that is that your whole body and brain is really based on this homeostasis principle - which is to keep everything the same.
 


Dr. Kelly Traver

Food As Medicine

June 10, 2015

 

Interview with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. author of the book Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss

 

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Mike Carruthers:
According to life expectancy statistics, we’re living longer than ever before so, you might assume we’re doing something right, but look a little closer.

 

Joel Fuhrman M.D.:
We’re not living longer than ever before. Cancer rates have climbed. From 1935 to 2005 cancer rates climbed every single year for 70 years straight. 2% of the population had heart attacks a hundred years ago and today it’s 40%.
 

 

Joel Fuhrman M.D.

Eating Healthier

May 12, 2015

Interview with Patrick Quillin, R.D., author of Wisdom and Healing Power of Whole Foods
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Mike Carruthers:
Eating a healthy diet has benefits you may not be aware of.

 

Patrick Quillin, R.D.:
There is a synergism that goes on in whole foods that's beyond the sum of the parts.
 


Patrick Quillin, R.D.

Gut Health

May 4, 2015

 

Interview with Justin Sonnenburg, author of the book The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-term Health

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Living in your gut are trillions of microbes and that’s a good thing.

 

Justin Sonnenburg:
They control not only digestion and intestinal health and they connect to metabolism, they control the status of our immune system and also communicate with our brain and our central nervous system.
 


Justin Sonnenburg

The Struggle To Be Thin - Part 2

April 23, 2015

 

Interview with Harriett Brown, author of the book Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Being thin is an obsession in our culture and certain 1 reason for that is…

 

Harriett Brown:
People make a lot of money telling us we need to be thinner no matter how we get there.

 


Harriett Brown

The Struggle To Be Thin

April 22, 2015

 

Interview with Harriett Brown, author of the book Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You supposedly have an ideal body weight based on your body mass index or BMI.

 

Harriett Brown:
There couldn’t be a measure that was less scientifically based than that. BMI is just accrued ratio between height and weight and it was never meant as a measure of individual people’s health it was developed as a way to look at populations in a big picture way and make some generalizations.

 


Harriett Brown

Diet & Health

April 16, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Thomas Campbell, author of the book The Campbell Plan: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using The China Study's Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

 

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Mike Carruthers:
A low carbohydrate diet may help you lose weight but…

 

Thomas Campbell:
Research shows a high carbohydrate diet is actually best for your long-term health - as long as those carbohydrates are coming in the right form.
 


Dr. Thomas Campbell

Being Fat Isn't Always Unhealthy

April 6, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Carl J. Lavie, author of the book The Obesity Paradox: When Thinner Means Sicker and Heavier Means Healthier

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Sure it would be great if everybody was thin, fit and healthy but…

 

Dr. Carl Lavie:
Our research that we’ve been doing for 15 years has really pointed out that fat is not always the devil and in fact fitness is much more important than fatness with regard to long-term prognosis.

 


Dr. Carl J. Lavie

Easy Ways To Be Healthy

March 19, 2015

 

Interview with David Niven, author of the book 100 Simple Secrets of Healthy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use it (100 Simple Secrets)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s pretty well accepted that taking vitamin supplements is good for your health.

 

David Niven:
But we kind of image well some vitamins are good more vitamins are better. But it works out that there’s only so much that our body can process. And some folks are mega-dosing on vitamins not only isn’t it doing their body and good but it can actually be a mild threat to them.
 


David Niven

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