Something You Should Know about Lifestyle

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

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

Our Need For Nature - Part 2

March 9, 2016


Interview with Richard Louv, author of the book The Nature Principle




Mike Carruthers:
You likely spend more of your time indoors and yet…


Richard Louv:
As a species we are hardwired genetically to have an affiliation with nature – we need nature.

Richard Louv

Our Need For Nature

March 8, 2016


Interview with Richard Louv, author of the book The Nature Principle




Mike Carruthers:
We all pay a price for spending so much time indoors and so little time outdoors.


Richard Louv:
Study after study show a connection between spending more time in the natural world in increased health both physical health and mental health.

Richard Louv

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

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

Drinking Less

January 11, 2016


Interview with Dave Andrews, author of the book The 30-Day Sobriety Solution: How to Cut Back or Quit Drinking in the Privacy of Your Own Home




Mike Carruthers:
This is the time of year when a lot of people start thinking maybe they should cut back on their drinking.


Dave Andrews:
It is amazing 1 out of 3 adults, about 29.5% qualify as excessive drinkers and this was done by a government study.

Dave Andrews

The Benefits Of Getting Older

December 30, 2015


Interview with Dr. Marc Agronin, author of the book How We Age: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Growing Old




Mike Carruthers:
The clock is ticking, we’re all getting older and many of us dread the idea. But there are a lot of misconceptions about aging.


Dr. Marc Agronin:
Aging just doesn’t suddenly happen one day, it’s our life-long process and there’s actually a lot that you can do earlier in life that can make a difference later in life. 

Dr. Marc Agronin

Being More Productive

October 30, 2015


Interview with Karlin Sloan, author of the book Smarter, Faster, Better: Strategies for Effective, Enduring, and Fulfilled Leadership




Mike Carruthers:
Life seems to go too fast for many of us.


Karlin Sloan:
There's a wonderful Roman proverb "Festina lente" and it means go slow to go faster. And the idea is that personally we need to slow down our thinking process in order to be more efficient and effective.

Karlin Sloan

How To Stay Young & Live Longer

September 3, 2015


Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Looking Good & Feeling Great




Mike Carruthers:
Having too much stress in your life is bad for your health. How exactly?


Dr. Michael Roizen:
Stress (that is unmanaged stress) turns on around 550 of your genes that produce then inflammatory proteins.

Dr. Michael Roizen

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