Something You Should Know about Health Facts

Ending Heart Disease

February 10, 2016


Interview with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, author of the book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease




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




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




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 Your Brain Needs

January 12, 2016


Interview with Dr. David Perlmutter, author of the book Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment




Mike Carruthers:
Some interesting new research has uncovered some fascinating facts about how our brains work. We now know that…


Dr. David Perlmutter:
Certain genes that are involved in making the brain more functional, more resistant to damage, more resistant to disease- those genes are actually under our control.

Dr. David Perlmutter

Getting Over The Winter Holiday Blues

December 29, 2015


Interview with Jeffrey Rossman, author of the book The Mind-Body Mood Solution: The Breakthrough Drug-Free Program for Lasting Relief from Depression




Mike Carruthers:
For some people the holiday season and the dreariness of winter can lead to depression.


Jeffrey Rossman:
Many people don’t get enough sunlight; they are not spending enough time being physically active. In addition to all of that people don’t get enough sleep which can contribute to depression.

Jeffrey Rossman

What's Good For You & Bad For You

December 14, 2015


Interview with Jeff Wilser, author of the book The Bad




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

Need For Human Attachment

December 4, 2015


Interview with Amir Levine, author of the book Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love




Mike Carruthers:
The science and psychology of human attachment it’s really remarkable because we’re probably more dependent than we realize.


Amir Levine:
We’re wired to be dependent on our partners that’s our biology, we can’t help that. But if the dependency is good then actually paradoxically we become more independent. Because we have that feeling of security and we can go out into the world and do more things.

Amir Levine

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




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

Keeping Your Energy Level High

November 9, 2015


Interview with Joseph Cardillo, author of the book Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body's Energies for Your Best Life




Mike Carruthers:
As the day wears on your energy level can start to suffer and there are some ways to recover that energy.


Joseph Cardillo:
Probably everybody experiences some sort of midday slump - so instead of having that 3rd or 4th cup of coffee or an energy drink if instead we just go out and take a walk particularly if it’s a sunny day.

Joseph Cardillo PhD

How To Save Your Own Life

October 21, 2015


Interview with John Corso M.D., author of the book Stupid Reasons People Die, An Ingenious Plot For Defusing Deadly Diseases




Mike Carruthers:
Human nature being what it is, we often avoid going to the doctor for fear of finding out that something's wrong, however…


Dr. John Corso, M.D.:
My recommendation is that people, first of all have to take charge of the preventive health care in their lives by themselves. Unfortunately I believe that our medical system is really good at mopping up after a disease but it does not do prevention very well.

Dr. John Corso

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