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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




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




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.




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.




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

How Your Brain Can Sabotage

June 26, 2015


Interview with Kelly Traver M.D., author of the book The Program: The Brain-Smart Approach to the Healthiest You: The Life-Changing 12-Week Method




Mike Carruthers:
If you've ever tried to change a habit or improve your health you know it can be difficult to make it stick.


Kelly Traver M.D.:
And the reason for that is that your whole body and brain is really based on this homeostasis principle - which is to keep everything the same.

Dr. Kelly Traver

Food As Medicine

June 10, 2015


Interview with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. author of the book Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss




Mike Carruthers:
According to life expectancy statistics, we’re living longer than ever before so, you might assume we’re doing something right, but look a little closer.


Joel Fuhrman M.D.:
We’re not living longer than ever before. Cancer rates have climbed. From 1935 to 2005 cancer rates climbed every single year for 70 years straight. 2% of the population had heart attacks a hundred years ago and today it’s 40%.


Joel Fuhrman M.D.

Gut Health

May 4, 2015


Interview with Justin Sonnenburg, author of the book The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-term Health




Mike Carruthers:
Living in your gut are trillions of microbes and that’s a good thing.


Justin Sonnenburg:
They control not only digestion and intestinal health and they connect to metabolism, they control the status of our immune system and also communicate with our brain and our central nervous system.

Justin Sonnenburg

Diet & Health

April 16, 2015


Interview with Dr. Thomas Campbell, author of the book The Campbell Plan: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using The China Study's Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet




Mike Carruthers:
A low carbohydrate diet may help you lose weight but…


Thomas Campbell:
Research shows a high carbohydrate diet is actually best for your long-term health - as long as those carbohydrates are coming in the right form.

Dr. Thomas Campbell

Dental Health & Heart Disease

March 26, 2015


Interview with Dr. Robert Kulacz, author of the book The Toxic Tooth: How a root canal could be making you sick




Mike Carruthers:
Maybe you’ve heard there’s a connection between dental health and heart disease and apparently it’s more than just a mild connection.


Dr. Robert Kulacz:
In fact in the book Beat The Heart Attack Gene the author a cardiologist says that 50% of all heart attacks are triggered by oral infection.

Dr. Robert Kulacz

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