Something You Should Know about Diet and Healthy Eating


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

Reversing The Aging Process

March 10, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book Real Age, are You as Young as You Can Be?

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Mike Carruthers:
We all have a chronological age.

 

Dr. Michael Roizen:
It turns out there are 132 factors that we can influence that influence our rate of aging.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

How To Prevent Dementia Later In Life

March 5, 2015

 

Interview with Norman Doige, author of the book The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So much has been learned in recent years about our brains and how our behavior affects their function.

 

Norman Doige:
There are things that we can do to protect ourselves from cognitive decline for instance.

 


Norman Doige

How To Eat Less & Lose Weight

February 24, 2015

 

Interview with Karen Koenig, author of the book Outsmarting Overeating: Boost Your Life Skills, End Your Food Problems

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Gaining weight and overeating cause a lot of anxiety in people especially those who struggle with their weight.

 

Karen Koenig:
Well the first thing is to recognize that we live in the most fat phobic thin obsessed culture in the history of time and to chill out a little bit about it.
 


Karen Koenig

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