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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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”
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)”