Something You Should Know about Health Facts

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)




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




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

Why America Is Getting Dumber

August 5, 2016


Interview with Lisa Bloom, author of the book Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World




Mike Carruthers:
As a society we’re dumb and we’re getting dumber.


Lisa Bloom:
I’ve found that college students could name more Kardashians than wars we are in – college students for example are very knowledgeable about reality shows and celebrities and whether Kim Kardashian is married today or not.

Lisa Bloom

More Energy - Less Fatigue

August 1, 2016


Interview with Dr. Eva Cwynar, author of the book The Fatigue Solution: Increase Your Energy in Eight Easy Steps




Mike Carruthers:
Feeling tired and fatigued much of the time seems to be a chronic problem.


Dr. Eva Cwynar:
Fatigue is the number 1 complaint I hear from my patients whether they come in for colds, flus – you always hear they’re fatigued.

Dr. Eva Cwynar

What You Didn't Know About Your Teeth

July 25, 2016


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




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

Breathing Problems In Kids

July 12, 2016


Interview with Nina Shapiro, M.D., author of the book Take a Deep Breath: Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child




Mike Carruthers:
Breathing problems in children are common but one of the things that concerns parents the most is snoring.


Dr. Nina Shapiro:
A little bit of snoring is normal most kids do have some snoring at night that comes and goes and certainly if they’re sick it becomes a little bit worse.

Dr. Nina Shapiro

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




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





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




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

Where Your Personality Comes From

April 22, 2016


Interview with Dr. Samuel Barondes, author of the book Making Sense of People: Decoding the Mysteries of Personality (FT Press Science)




Mike Carruthers:
What are the elements that make up your personality?


Dr. Samuel Barondes:
Personality is defined as the enduring, the enduring of thoughts, feelings and actions that are characteristic of a person.

Dr. Samuel Barondes

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