Something You Should Know about Disease


Losing Weight By Burning More Calories

January 9, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Andrew Packard, author of the book The Packard Weight Health Plan

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
One of the best ways to control your weight is to burn more calories.

 

Andrew Packard: 
10% of the calories that you burn each day are on the work of digestion.
 


Dr. Andrew Packard

Inflammation & Disease

January 1, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Richard Fleming, author of the book Stop Inflammation Now!

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
You may not have heard this before, but inflammation is a big health problem.

 

Richard Fleming:
Well it turns out that inflammation is what really causes heart disease and a number of other diseases.
 


Dr. Richard Fleming

Holidays & Your Teeth

December 11, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Ron Inge, Chief Dental Officer, Western Dental

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The holidays can be tough on your teeth because we tend to eat a lot more sweets.

 

Dr. Ron Inge:
We don’t expect anyone not to have sweets but what we’d like to do is have them brush within what we call the hot zone which is 20 minutes after eating any type of sugar or carbohydrates. You can reduce the effect of the bacteria.
 


Dr. Ron Inge

Simple Tips For Healthy Living

November 21, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Alan Bonsteel, author of the book Stay Young, Start Now: A Family Doctor's Guide to More Energy, Less Stress and Better Sex

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
Even though we know what it takes to get fit and stay healthy, too many of us just don't do it.

Dr. Alan Bonsteel:
We're putting on weight, and the numbers on weight these days-the numbers on people who are above "ideal weight" are really pretty scary. They're going up and up, and just no indication that that curve is dropping off any.
 

 

Taking Care Of Your Eyes

October 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Neal Adams, author of the book Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In addition to all the things exercise is good for it also turns out, according to a new study, to be good for your eyes.

 

Dr. Neal Adams:
In fact this study showed that physical activity over a 20 year period decreased your risk of having poor vision by a whopping 60%.
 


Dr. Neal Adams

Do You Really Need An Annual Physical?

October 16, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Davis Liu, author of the book The Thrifty Patient: Vital Insider Tips for Saving Money and Staying Healthy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Going for your annual physical is it really necessary?

 

Dr. Davis Liu:
A recent article, as recent as 2007 said this, 2002 said this – there’s no medical evidence that saves lives and it makes sense.
 


Dr. Davis Liu

Diabetes

August 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, author of the book The Diabetes Breakthrough: Based on a Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
About a hundred million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes which can lead to serious complications.

 

Dr. Osama Hamdy:
The commonest complication in type II diabetes is coronary artery disease.  That’s why 65-80% of people with type II diabetes die from heart attacks.
 


Dr. Osama Hamdy

Preventing Dementia

August 15, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.
 


Dr. Gary Small

Headaches

June 27, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Buchholz, author of the book Heal Your Headache

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You very likely have suffered from headaches.

 

David Buchholz, M.D.:
The figures say that about 45 million Americans have enough headaches to be labeled as headache sufferers.
 


Dr David Buchholz

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

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