Dr. Salvatore “Sal” Lacagnina, Medical Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Institute, talks about CHIP and the lifestyle medicine approach to good health and healing. Watch the live “Ask Dr. Sal” webinar each Wednesday at 3 pm (EST).
THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD (with guest, Dr. David Katz)
David Katz, MD, one of the world’s leading authorities on lifestyle medicine, health promotion, and the prevention of chronic disease lays out what’s fundamentally and reliably true — while setting us all free from fads, false claims, and distractions by showing how to differentiate truth from the exploitative “lies” that abound.
EAT MORE, WEIGH LESS (with guest, Dr. Hans Diehl)
Restrictive eating plans for weight management can set you up for failure. These semi-starvation plans are difficult to follow and often leave you feeling hungry and unsatisfied. They are not a formula for long-term success. Find out the fail-safe formula for successful weight loss. As the founder of the CHIP program with close to 100,000Continue reading “EAT MORE, WEIGH LESS (with guest, Dr. Hans Diehl)”
PLANT-BASED TELEHEALTH (with guest, Laurie Marbas, MD)
Telemedicine became a necessity soon after the pandemic hit last year as patients and doctors needed to meet yet unable to visit face-to-face. How has this worked out? And what can a patient or physician expect out of such online encounters? Laurie Marbas, MD along with Michael Klaper, MD, and other physicians are taking theContinue reading “PLANT-BASED TELEHEALTH (with guest, Laurie Marbas, MD)”
FOOD AS MEDICINE (with guest, Lyndi Schwartz, MD)
“What we aren’t eating is killing us. And what we aren’t eating is more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and nuts,” says Dr. Lyndi Schwartz. “Of the 10 leading causes of chronic disease at least seven are related to poor food choices.” Find out how food can be used as medicine for most chronic diseases. LyndiContinue reading “FOOD AS MEDICINE (with guest, Lyndi Schwartz, MD)”
FROM UNHEALTHY VEGETARIAN TO THRIVING WFPB (with guest, Dr. Kim Scheuer)
Dr. Kim Scheuer is changing lives around Aspen, Colorado for her lifestyle medicine patients and by piloting a CHIP health program for Pitkin County employees. A former vegetarian who woke up one day to discover how unhealthy she was, Kim began to learn what she never was taught in medical school — how to healContinue reading “FROM UNHEALTHY VEGETARIAN TO THRIVING WFPB (with guest, Dr. Kim Scheuer)”
UNDERSTANDING FASTING (with guest, Dr. Tom Rifai)
Dr. Sal and his guest talk about a practical approach to leveraging the benefits of fasting without running into the harms of extremism and unsustainable rigidity of intermittent fasting and time-restricted feeding. Dr. Tom Rifai MD, former president of the National Board of Physician Nutrition, talks about a better approach with the same advantages.
THE 12 BIGGEST BARRIERS TO MAKING DIETARY CHANGES (with guest, Cyd Notter)
“It’s time to make a change.” The mere mention of those words can trigger feelings of dread and apprehension. Whether they’re unwanted or a welcome relief, changes are a constant, unavoidable fact. So why do we sometimes have a hard time following through with our decision to make changes? Or why do we struggle withContinue reading “THE 12 BIGGEST BARRIERS TO MAKING DIETARY CHANGES (with guest, Cyd Notter)”
HEALTH & HOPE AMIDST A NATIONAL LOCKDOWN (with guest, Michael Klaper, MD)
As Covid-19 infection and death rates soar to their highest numbers ever, is there hope for the future? Dr. Michael Klaper, physician, radio host, and nutrition advisor for NASA’s space colonists to the Moon and Mars, weighs in on the problem — and the solution. Drs. Sal and Klaper explore how the pandemic has affectedContinue reading “HEALTH & HOPE AMIDST A NATIONAL LOCKDOWN (with guest, Michael Klaper, MD)”
THE LIFESTYLE MEDICINE PRACTICE: A New Type of Medical Care (with guest, Wayne Dysinger, MD, MPH)
Despite applying the best modern medicine techniques, diabetes and other chronic diseases are increasing rapidly. Clearly, we need another approach. Lifestyle Medicine is a new medical specialty that is built around treating root causes and offering a totally unique type of medical care. Dr. Sal and his guest talk about how Lifestyle Medicine is different,Continue reading “THE LIFESTYLE MEDICINE PRACTICE: A New Type of Medical Care (with guest, Wayne Dysinger, MD, MPH)”