Something You Should Know about Diet and Healthy Eating


What It Takes To Be Healthy

August 26, 2016

 

Interview with Matthew Edlund, M.D., author of the book Healthy Without Health Insurance: Protect Yourself (Volume 1)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Even though we are living longer than ever we're not living healthier.

 

Dr. Matthew Edlund:
And our healthcare system is so functionally based on disease, so focused on sickness that we don’t do the things that actually make us healthy.
 


Dr. Matthew Edlund

Science Of Exercise

August 11, 2016

 

Interview with Gretchen Reynolds, author of the book The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can: Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer

 

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Mike Carruthers:
To get the benefits of exercise requires some but not a lot of effort.

 

Gretchen Reynolds:
In fact the best science shows that you get the most benefits in about the 1st 20 minutes of moving - you will have less risk of heart disease, less risk of diabetes, your brain will be healthier, you will live longer.
 


Gretchen Reynolds

Food Fraud

August 8, 2016
 

Interview with Larry Olmstead author of  Real Food/Fake Food

www.realfoodfakefood.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
There is something called food fraud – you’re a victim of it and it is a big deal.

 

Larry Olmstead:
The Michigan State University Food Fraud Initiative estimates $50 Billion (with a B). 10% of the commercially available food in our country is subject to some sort of adulteration.
 


Larry Olmstead

Food Fraud - Part 2

August 9, 2016
 

Interview with Larry Olmstead author of  Real Food/Fake Food

www.realfoodfakefood.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:

Seafood fraud is a real thing and it’s a big thing.

 

Larry Olmstead:
When you buy red snapper at a restaurant or at retail, you don’t get it 94% of the time. So like I don’t even know as I’ve ever had red snapper even though I’ve ordered it.
 


Larry Olmstead

What You Didn't Know About Your Teeth

July 25, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Roger Lucas, author of the book More Chocolate, No Cavities

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If getting cavities is a concern for you or your kids it’s important to know that…

 

Dr. Roger Lucas:
You can’t cavities from fat and you can’t get cavities from fiber you can only get cavities from carbohydrates like sugar but other carbohydrates as well.

 


Dr. Roger Lucas

Maximizing Your Willpower

July 4, 2016

 

Interview with Kelly McGonigal, author of the book The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Willpower is something that is often misunderstood.

 

Kelly McGonigal:
Most people feel like they don’t have any willpower and actually willpower is something that everybody has. It’s a basic biological human instinct.
 


Kelly McGonigal

Why People Get Fat

June 17, 2016

 

Interview with Gary Taubes, author of the book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (Vintage)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What types of foods make people fat? Well the answer to that question has actually changed over time.

 

Gary Taubes:
Up until the 1960tys the conventional wisdom was that carbohydrates rich foods make you fat; potatoes, pastas, rice, beer, sodas – anything with sugar in it.
 


Gary Taubes

How Your Diet Affects Your Grandchildren

May 31, 2016

 

Interview with Gray Graham, author of the book Pottenger's Prophecy: How Food Resets Genes for Wellness or Illness

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Eating a lousy diet can create health problems, not only for you, but for your children and grandchildren.

 

Gray Graham:
When you hold an improper diet constant, every generation is sicker than the generation before it.
 


Gray Graham

How To Look 10 Years Younger - Part 2

May 3, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Anthony Youn, author of the book The Age Fix

 

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Mike Carruthers:

If you want to look younger a top plastic surgeon recommends 4 things.

 

Dr. Anthony Youn:

And the first thing is you want to apply a sunscreen every morning – at least an SPF of 30. Because sun damage is the number 1 non-dietary cause of premature aging.
 


Dr. Anthony Youn

How To Look 10 Years Younger

May 2, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Anthony Youn, author of the book The Age Fix

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Are there really things we  can do to look younger or is it all in our genes?

 

Dr. Anthony Youn:
Genetics does play a role but there are so many other factors that are involved with the diet that you eat. That’s huge your diet can really impact how quickly you age.
 


Dr. Anthony Youn

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