Something You Should Know about Weight Loss


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

Why Men Are Becoming More Feminine

January 21, 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:
The weight loss industry and the research that supports it is mostly focused on women.

 

Dr. John LaPuma:
19 out of 20 peer reviewed studies in the medical literature on weight control programs are done in women or primarily in women – only 5% are done in men. But half of the people who are obese in this country are men.
 


Dr. John LaPuma

Live Long & Be Healthy - Part 2

January 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book A Short Guide to a Long Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You don’t hear about it much as you used to but taking a daily low dose aspirin may be very good for your health.

 

Dr. David Agus:
On a daily basis a low dose of an aspirin reduces inflammation which is at the route of heart disease, cancer and some of the brain diseases. 
 


Dr. David B. Agus

Live Long & Be Healthy

January 13, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book A Short Guide to a Long Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Good health is all about prevention and this cancer doctor is a big champion of the cause.

 

Dr. David Agus:
I’d look 2-3 times a week at someone in the eye and say I’ve got no more drugs to treat your cancer. I don’t want to do that anyone so I have a passion now to prevent disease. Being positive believe it or not is one of the dominant things we can do for our health.
 


Dr. David B. Agus

Truth About Weight Loss & Calories

December 18, 2013

 

Interview with Jonathan Bailor, author of the book The Calorie Myth: How to Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight, and Live Better

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In order to lose weight the evidence has become pretty clear that the best way to do it is all about…

 

Jonathan Bailor:
Focusing on food quality rather than calorie quantity.
 


Jonathan Bailor

Why We Eat So Much

October 15, 2013

 

Interview with Lisa Young, R.D., author of the book The Portion Teller Plan: The No Diet Reality Guide to Eating, Cheating, and Losing Weight Permanently

 

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Mike Carruthers:
With so much attention paid to what food we eat. Perhaps we need to focus more on how much food we eat. 

 

Lisa Young:
You know research shows that people eat what they're given. And even if they don't finish everything, they will eat more if they are presented with a larger food portion or if they buy a bigger package.
 


Lisa Young R.D.

Why We Eat So Much - Part 2

October 16, 2013

 

Interview with Lisa Young, R.D., author of the book The Portion Teller Plan: The No Diet Reality Guide to Eating, Cheating, and Losing Weight Permanently

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It's a fact: we eat much larger meals and a lot more calories than we used to. But the good news is…

 

Lisa Young:
You can shave off 100-200 calories a day. And that really translates into 10-20 lbs. a year, effortlessly. 
 


Lisa Young R.D.

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