Something You Should Know about Weight Loss


Back Trouble

September 2, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jack Stern, author of the book Ending Back Pain: 5 Powerful Steps to Diagnose, Understand, and Treat Your Ailing Back

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Back pain is one of the biggest reasons people go to the doctor.

 

Dr. Jack Stern:
80-85% of Americans during their lifetimes go see a physician or healthcare provider because of back pain of significant severity.
 


Dr. Jack Stern

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

Changing Habits

March 21, 2012

 

Interview with Charles Duhigg, author of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Much of your daily life is habit.

 

Charles Duhigg:
Habit is a decision that all of us make at some point and then stop making but continue acting on.

Why Kids Get Fat

June 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba, author of the book Fit Kids Revolution: The Parent's Diet-Free Guide to Raising Healthy & Fit Children

 

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Mike Carruthers:
One reason so many kids are overweight is because their parents let them eat whatever they want.

 

Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba:
I get so many parents and they’re like he’ll eat too much, he eats too much.  And I say, “Yeah if it’s cheese puffs and pizza of course but I’ve never had a kid come in with a stomach ache from eating too many brussels sprouts or carrots or apples.”
 


Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba

How Friends Influence Your Body Weight

May 26, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Malissa Wood, author of the book Thinfluence: Thin-flu-ence (noun) the powerful and surprising effect friends, family, work, and environment have on weight

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How much you weigh is influenced heavily by how much the people around you weigh.

 

Dr. Malissa Wood:
Siblings and significant others and closest friends have the most effect and have the most similarity to us.

 


Dr. Malissa Wood

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

Your Ideal Weight Vs. Your Best Weight

March 24, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, author of the book The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone knows diets don’t work but we still try them anyway, but why don’t they work?

 

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff:
I think that ultimately diets fail because we are taught by society as a whole that success and suffering are synonymous with one another.

 


Dr. Yoni Freedhoff

Health Benefits Of Chocolate

February 26, 2014

 

Interview with Will Clower, author of the book Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight: New Science Proves You Should Eat Chocolate Every Day

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Chocolate is often considered a vice, an indulgence.

 

Will Clower:
But in fact all of this new information is showing that the opposite is the case. That chocolate is associated with a healthier heart, a healthier brain, better mood, and even better weight.
 


Will Clower

Making Changes That Stick

January 27, 2014

 

Interview with Caroline Arnold, author of the book Small Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently

 

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Mike Carruthers:
New Year’s resolutions often fail, micro-resolutions often succeed.

 

Caroline Arnold:
One of the rules of a micro-resolution is pays off up front. So if I want to be neater and what I’m going to do is make my bed before I go to work and I’ve never done that before – that’s what I get, that’s my success.
 


Caroline Arnold

Why Men Are Becoming More Feminine - Part 2

January 22, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. John LaPuma, author of the book Refuel: A 24-Day Eating Plan to Shed Fat, Boost Testosterone, and Pump Up Strength and Stamina

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Men are becoming more feminine. Part of it has to do with body weight and part of it has to do with toxins in the environment.

 

Dr. John LaPuma:
The simplest ways for men to get started to avoid estrogen in their food and plastics that can corrupt their hormones and gender bend are to simply wash your hands more often.
 


Dr. John LaPuma

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