Something You Should Know about Diet and Healthy Eating


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

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

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