Something You Should Know about Disease


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

Changes In Medicine

February 1, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Medical discoveries are happening at such a rapid rate that your doctor can’t possibly keep up.

 

Dr. David Agus:
The average doctor with a new technology, it takes 12 years for 50% of doctors to adapt it.
 


Dr. David Agus

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

The Secrets Of A Good Memory

December 28, 2010

 

Interview with Joan Liebmann-Smith, author of the book Body Signs: From Warning Signs to False Alarms...How to Be Your Own Diagnostic Detective

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you pay attention, your body may be giving you signs. Premature gray hair for example…

 

Joan Liebmann-Smith:
People with premature gray hair are prone to a lot of autoimmune diseases, hyper or hypothyroidism and rheumatoid arthritis.
 


Joan Liebmann-Smith

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

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

How Lifestyle Affects Health

August 10, 2015

 

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

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Have you heard of lifestyle medicine?

 

Dr. Dean Ornish:
Well lifestyle medicine I think is the hottest trend in medicine right now. It’s really lifestyle is treating and reversing chronic diseases that people thought we would have to suffer with forever.


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

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

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