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.
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).
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”
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.
CHIP: The Complete Health Improvement Program — with guest, Kathy Reynaert-Randall
What is CHIP? What is it like, and what is it all about? And, how can I take part in this life-transforming program? Long-time CHIP facilitator and trainer, Kathy Reynaert-Randall shares the secrets of the program and how to use it to change the lives of others. Find out how you can get involved.
TO FORGIVE IS TO LIVE — with guest, Dr. Dick Tibbits
Did you know that your ability to move on from past hurts — to forgive — has been scientifically proven to have amazing benefits to not just our mental health but also our physical health? Dr. Dick Tibbits explains the physiology of how forgiveness can bring benefits to our minds and bodies. (Based on episodeContinue reading “TO FORGIVE IS TO LIVE — with guest, Dr. Dick Tibbits”
THE IMMUNE SYSTEM — with guest, Dr. Dexter Shurney)
During Covid times nothing is more important as a defense against this virus as a good immune system. But, what can we do to strengthen it? Are there effective “natural ways” to fight infectious illnesses in addition to medications and vaccines? Dr. Sal and his guest, Dr. Dexter Shurney, talk about the immune system andContinue reading “THE IMMUNE SYSTEM — with guest, Dr. Dexter Shurney)”