Something You Should Know about Diet and Healthy Eating


Diabetes

August 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, author of the book The Diabetes Breakthrough: Based on a Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
About a hundred million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes which can lead to serious complications.

 

Dr. Osama Hamdy:
The commonest complication in type II diabetes is coronary artery disease.  That’s why 65-80% of people with type II diabetes die from heart attacks.
 


Dr. Osama Hamdy

Preventing Dementia

August 15, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.
 


Dr. Gary Small

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

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

How Friends Influence Your Body Weight

May 26, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Malissa Wood, author of the book Thinfluence: Thin-flu-ence (noun) the powerful and surprising effect friends, family, work, and environment have on weight

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How much you weigh is influenced heavily by how much the people around you weigh.

 

Dr. Malissa Wood:
Siblings and significant others and closest friends have the most effect and have the most similarity to us.

 


Dr. Malissa Wood

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

Importance Of Taking Care Of Your Liver

April 11, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, co-author of the book YOU: The Owner's Manual: An Insider's Guide to the Body That Will Make You Healthier and Younger

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You probably don’t give a whole lot of thought to your liver, but perhaps you should. Because…

 

Michael Roizen :
It is where everything goes. When you eat an ice cream cone it gets digested and everything in it goes through the liver.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

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

Your Ideal Weight Vs. Your Best Weight

March 24, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, author of the book The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone knows diets don’t work but we still try them anyway, but why don’t they work?

 

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff:
I think that ultimately diets fail because we are taught by society as a whole that success and suffering are synonymous with one another.

 


Dr. Yoni Freedhoff

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