Something You Should Know about Disease


How Much Sugar Do You Eat?

April 21, 2014

 

Interview with Sarah Wilson, author of the book I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While we have focused on fat in the diet as a source of weight gain more and more evidence is pointing to sugar as a big part of the problem.

 

Sarah Wilson:
You know increasingly the science that comes out almost daily linking it to one metabolic disease after another – from pancreatic cancer, obesity, type II diabetes.

 


Sarah Wilson

Importance Of Taking Care Of Your Liver

April 11, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, co-author of the book YOU: The Owner's Manual: An Insider's Guide to the Body That Will Make You Healthier and Younger

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You probably don’t give a whole lot of thought to your liver, but perhaps you should. Because…

 

Michael Roizen :
It is where everything goes. When you eat an ice cream cone it gets digested and everything in it goes through the liver.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

March 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish, author of the book The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health
 

www.ornishspectrum.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do we really need to worry all that much about leading a healthy life? After all, life expectancy keeps going up.

 

Dean Ornish, M.D.:
Well actually life expectancy is not improving - it's actually starting to go down, finally. In the case of our kids this may be the first generation in which our kids live a shorter lifespan than their parents did - which is really pitiful.
 


Dr. Dean Ornish

The Purpose Of Illness

March 21, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Sharon Moalem, author of the book Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity (P.S.)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Our evolutionary past has left us with some interesting illnesses and conditions. For example many Asians can't drink alcohol because when they do…

 

Dr. Sharon Moalem:
It's an allergic reaction they appear drunk, their face becomes very red and it's all because they don't have a specific gene that allows them to break down alcohol effectively.
 


Dr. Sharon Moalem

What Causes Chronic Cough & Clearing Of The Throat?

March 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jamie Koufman, author of the book The Chronic Cough Enigma: How to recognize, diagnose and treat neurogenic and reflux related cough

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Millions of Americans have chronic cough, chronic clearing of the throat and a host of symptoms that may all really be acid reflux.

 

Dr. Jamie Koufman:
It’s a great masquerader it is allergies that aren’t allergies, it’s sinusitis that isn’t sinusitis, it’s asthma that isn’t asthma and it certainly isn’t post nasal drip that wakes you up in the middle of the night – it’s reflux.
 


Dr. Jamie Koufman

Staying Heart Healthy

March 4, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. John M. Kennedy, author of the book The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to live and long and healthy life it’s probably good to know what’s likely to kill you.

 

Dr. John M. Kennedy:
Heart disease is the #1 killer in America for both men and women. You know there 1,500 heart attacks a day, about a million deaths a year and that number is actually rising.
 


Dr. John M. Kennedy

Your Prescription Drugs

January 29, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Bill Thomas, contributor to The AARP® Guide to Pills: Essential Information on More Than 1,200 Prescription & Nonprescription Medications, Including Generics, Side Effects & Drug Interactions

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Your prescription medications where in your house do you keep them?

 

Bill Thomas M.D.:
The best place for almost all medications is a place that's cool and dry. Americans on the other hand keep most of their medicines in the bathroom where it is warm and damp.
 


Dr. Bill Thomas

Why Men Are Becoming More Feminine - Part 2

January 22, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. John LaPuma, author of the book Refuel: A 24-Day Eating Plan to Shed Fat, Boost Testosterone, and Pump Up Strength and Stamina

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Men are becoming more feminine. Part of it has to do with body weight and part of it has to do with toxins in the environment.

 

Dr. John LaPuma:
The simplest ways for men to get started to avoid estrogen in their food and plastics that can corrupt their hormones and gender bend are to simply wash your hands more often.
 


Dr. John LaPuma

Live Long & Be Healthy - Part 2

January 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book A Short Guide to a Long Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You don’t hear about it much as you used to but taking a daily low dose aspirin may be very good for your health.

 

Dr. David Agus:
On a daily basis a low dose of an aspirin reduces inflammation which is at the route of heart disease, cancer and some of the brain diseases. 
 


Dr. David B. Agus

Important Health Findings

November 1, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, co-author of the book YOU: The Owner's Manual, Updated and Expanded Edition: An Insider's Guide to the Body that Will Make You Healthier and Younger

 

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Mike Carruthers:
To improve and maintain your health, you know the important things you’ve heard them a million times: stop smoking, exercise, eat right. But there are some things you may not know, that science is now telling us, for example… 

 

Michael Roizen:
Get folate and vitamin D and take an aspirin a day if your doctor says so.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

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