In the world of whole-plant foods, we often hear the words “organic,” “natural” and “GMO.” What do they mean? And are they good for us? Find out what the big deal is about organic farming, the possible benefits of eating organically grown produce, and what it could mean for our planet’s future.
Eat more, weigh less
Complicated, restrictive diets have failed us. But there is another way. In this article, we look at how eating more of the right foods can support your weight-loss and your health. Many of us struggle with managing our weight in today’s world. In fact, 2 in 3 Americans are now considered overweight or obese. TwentyContinue reading “Eat more, weigh less”
HOW TO QUICKLY READ FOOD LABELS (with guest, Jennifer Drost, MS, PA-C)
Just because a food item is the “healthiest” version in its category doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Which foods are just better to avoid altogether? Jennifer Drost will show us how to quickly read food labels to choose the healthiest options when it comes to packaged foods.
MEET THE SUPERSTARS OF CHIP WEIGHT LOSS
What do Brenda Morris, Nancy Schreder, and the Rev. Rob Martin have in common? They all went through the CHIP program (Coronary Health Improvement Program) and ended up losing a lot of weight. But that’s not all. Find out what else happened.
IN THE BEGINNING: CHIP — with guest, Hans Diehl, DrHSc, MPH
What is CHIP? Where did it come from? And, when did it first begin? These and other questions about the popular Complete Health Improvement Program and the 85,000+ participants who have graduated from it will be answered by the man who put together the original concepts over 30 years ago — Dr. Hans Diehl.
COACHING YOURSELF TO HEALTH — with guest, Beth Frates, MD, FACLM, DipABLM
Making behavior change fun and exciting is the key to sustainability. With the coach approach, you can help to empower yourself to stick with the changes. Dr. Beth Frates, the new president-elect for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, gives tips for powerful and lasting lifestyle changes that can have long-term positive effects on yourContinue reading “COACHING YOURSELF TO HEALTH — with guest, Beth Frates, MD, FACLM, DipABLM”
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects millions people around the world. In this article, we will look at how diabetes affects the health of your whole body and how diet and exercise can control, prevent, and even reverse diabetes. Everyone knows about diabetes, right? This chronic disease has become a global pandemic, found inContinue reading “Disarming diabetes”
Fiber: your new best friend
Getting enough fiber is a key part of healthy eating. In this article, we will look at how a high fiber diet can build a healthy digestive system and protect you against a range of chronic diseases. You have probably heard that fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. But did you knowContinue reading “Fiber: your new best friend”
CHRONIC INFLAMMATION — with guest, Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, Dip ABLM
Chronic inflammation has real detrimental effects on our health, linked to the development of heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and even cancer. So, what can be done about it?
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease — with guest, Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr, MD
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn is the author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, in which he argues for a low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based diet that avoids all animal products and oils, as well as reducing or avoiding soybeans, nuts and avocados. The diet has been advocated by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.