Something You Should Know about Diet and Healthy Eating


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

Food, Weight & Obesity

January 25, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Sandeep Grewal, author of the book Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of The Future

 

The SlimPlate System

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Today over a third of the population is overweight or obese but it didn’t used to be that way. So what happened?

 

Dr. Sandeep Grewal:
We are eating about 500 calories more every single day than in the 1950’s. 500 calories a day is about 3500 calories a week which is about 1 pound of fat.

 


Dr. Sandeep Grewal

What's New With Alzheimer's Disease

January 19, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Kenneth S. Kosik, author of the book Outsmarting Alzheimer's: What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As the population age’s Alzheimer’s disease is becoming something of an epidemic - and it’s scary how little we know.

 

Dr. Kenneth S. Kosik:
1% or less of the people who get it – we know why they get it. They get it because it’s hereditary however 99% or more of the people who get it we don’t know why they get it.
 


Dr. Kenneth S. Kosik

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

Sugar & Health

November 10, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Tel Franklin, Board certified family physician
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Mike Carruthers:
For years now we’ve heard that fat in the diet is what makes people fat.

 

Dr. Tel Franklin:
About 30 years ago the powers that be got it wrong. The focus was always on low fat and it should have been on minimizing sugar.
 


Dr. Tel Franklin

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

How To Stay Young & Live Longer

September 3, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Looking Good & Feeling Great

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Having too much stress in your life is bad for your health. How exactly?

 

Dr. Michael Roizen:
Stress (that is unmanaged stress) turns on around 550 of your genes that produce then inflammatory proteins.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

How Food Can Change Your Genes

August 20, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Mitch Gaynor, author of the book The Gene Therapy Plan: Taking Control of Your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What science believes about how our genes work has changed.

 

Dr. Mitch Gaynor:
Because we used to think is that if we had a family history of people being overweight or a lot of cancer, diabetes, heart disease that, that was going to be our genetic destiny. And what we know now is we can change our gene expression depending on the foods we’re putting in our body.
 


Dr. Mitch Gaynor

Why People Resist Healthy Choices

August 11, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish Professor of Medicine at U.C. San Francisco
www.ornish.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s hard to imagine that anyone doesn’t understand that leading a healthy lifestyle prevents disease and improves longevity. Yet many people make a lot of unhealthy choices, why?

 

Dr. Dean Ornish:
First of all information is not always enough to motivate people to change. It’s not like people who smoke don’t know it’s bad for them it’s on every pack of cigarettes.
 


Dr. Dean Ornish

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

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