Why are doctors’ offices and hospital parking lots so full these days? The answer may be a close as your dinner plate. Amy-Lee Goodman, co-author of the new book, “The Meaty Truth,” shines a bright light on diet and makes some surprising connections between what we eat and how we feel. (www.rethinkfoodbook.com)
What happens when a doctor can’t heal himself? Some years ago, OB-GYN physician, Dr. William Rawls, began searching for answers for what was making his life almost unlivable. What he discovered set him on a new course and can provide us with valuable insights into our own health and well-being. (www.vitalplan.com)
Psychiatry done right can be a life saver. Psychiatry done wrong can be deadly. The new book, “Psychiatry Under the Influence,” reveals the dark underbelly of this institution—a world where patient care is sacrificed on the altar of greed and profit—where science plays second fiddle to institutional and political influences. Co-authors Robert Whitaker and Lisa Cosgrove explain.
We think we’ve found the one sure bet for a healthy meal at our favorite restaurant: a big salad! Cameron wells, registered dietitian at the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, suggests caution. Sometimes, salads can be even more unhealthy then the rest of the meal. You just have to know how to build it properly. (www.pcrm.org)
How do we protect the health of our hearts? Good question—one that needs answering because heart disease is our number one killer. The secret is hidden in an underutilized yet completely available resource. Plants! Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum explains.
Anthony Masiello knows what it’s like to be dangerously obese. He also knows what it takes to reverse that condition and regain a normal life—all thanks to the work and wisdom of Dr. Joel Fuhrman. (www.drfuhrman.com)
What’s for supper? Registered dietitian, author, and television personality Julianna Hever suggests that, when it comes to health-promoting plants, the secret is in the color. (www.plantbaseddietitian.com)
If we know so much about the human brain and have so many powerful medicines to deal with any damaging emotion that may arise, why is mental illness skyrocketing around the world? Award-winning Journalist Robert Whitaker addresses this conundrum and reveals some alarming evidence. (www.robertwhitaker.org)
It’s got to be one of the most misunderstood beans on earth. Some say it’s great. Others warn of dire consequences if it’s included in the diet. What’s the truth? Dr. James Marcum weighs in with the evidence concerning soy.
Cholesterol buildup in our arteries can lead to our quick and permanent death. What triggers the event? Seems cholesterol is a double-edged sword… literally. Dr. Michael Greger examines this and other little known facts about health and well-being. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
For more than twenty years, Percy McCray has been ministering to cancer patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In that capacity, he reports that each and every person with whom he interacts is dealing with a pretty big load of stress, and understandably so. Drawing on years of experience, he has developed seven ways to beat stress at its own game.
In a recent blog, Dr. John McDougall wrote: Big Pharma and Big Medicine have faced many huge challenges over the past years to keep their cash cows—people with type-2 diabetes—each forking over an average of $13,700 annually. This financially rewarding system works well until the blood-sugar-lowering medicines, along with the gadgets and tests they rely on, are proven to be useless and dangerous.
There’s a lot going on behind our breastbone. Many important organs and muscles live there, allowing us to breath, circulate blood, and basically live. So, when that region of our bodies starts to hurt, we need to pay attention. Cardiologist and Heartwise Ministries founder/director Dr. James Marcum talks about chest pain.
Many health promoters—as well as countless people who were once sick, overweight, and fighting life-threatening conditions—can trace their motivation and recovery to a single book. Over a decade ago, “The China Study” profoundly shook the medical profession. Its author, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, shares what readers will find in the newly released revised and expanded edition.
Heartwise founder-director Dr. James Marcum identifies unique challenges facing women today when it comes to their hearts. Prevention is key.