Chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes have increasingly high prevalence in world populations. An important long-term strategy is to begin to make lifestyle choices that will support g ...View Article
Episode 11- Chiropractic 101
So we finally get around to discussing Chiropractic, what it is that I do and how it can help you and your family live a healthier life. Enjoy?
refs also coming soon too!
Episode 10 - Death by Sitting
Refs coming soon
Episode 9 - Healthy Tech
Beyond the obvious advances in medical technology, we explore the idea of generic tech helping us live a healthier life. Some consider it a bane on real social interaction and therefore our wellbeing however, we put forth thoughts and sources that suggest otherwise.
Episode 8 - Trust no one?
Although the topic articles seem a little bleak we try to further the discussion about cultivating trusted resources while at the same time attempting to reconcile issues with peer review, corporate interests and the knowledge stream.
Article: Two former Merck Employees launch fraud case regarding MMR vaccine - This particular url link is not the one I used for the show, nonetheless it is the same information as was presented - interestingly enough just today (July 23, 2012) mercola.com has posted an article about how this report disappeared from the Wall Street Journal website. Google it to find other sources - it is out there...
Episode 7 - Medicating healthy People?!?
This episode has us perilously close to losing our 'clean' rating and going explicit with a research report suggesting everyone should be prescribed cholesterol reducing medication (statins). We manage not to get to ranty and also review other timely material that completely refutes the initial report. Also feedback and upcoming episode preview and finally we share the meaning of life - listen for it...
Episode 6 - Goodnight moon and other things...
Opening lines from "Goodnight Moon"
Sleep definition from Taber's Medical Dictionary
A quick reference regarding sleep stages and other information sleep related: How much sleep Do You Need? Sleep Cycles, Stages & Lack of Sleep
Update Articles relating to Episode 3 - Healthy Lunch High
Thanks Sue (and everyone else) for the feedback!!
Episode 5 - Just six things...
We play the 'what if' game and discuss what we believe are the top six essentials for healthy living.
The six essentials are:
1.) Be in your truth/be mindful
2.) Always start with Why
3.) Get adjsuted (i.e. regular chiropractic care)
4.) Meal Plan
6.) Kaizen - Japanese concept translated as: Continuous incremental improvement
The list is mine, but some of the concepts are borrowed. #1 comes from Susan Orman
#2 comes from Simon Sinek (his TED talk and book - Start with Why)
Episode 4 - Moderation or not...
We discuss two book reviews and offer our opinions on the subject of moderation.
Article: The Allure of Qnexa
Episode 3 - Healthy Lunch High
We discuss the pros and cons of helping/forcing teens to eat healthy. We also have our first interview guest for additional insight into this healthy living topic.
Episode 2 -Stress
In our second episode we discuss stress. What it is, what it can do to you and more importantly what you can do to manage or minimize it. Listen, enjoy and learn.
If you're sharp you would have caught my mistake on this podcast. I do of course listen to each episode after the fact, but we record live and re-edits just don't make sense. So... if you can point out my mistake and what I should have said (email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org) - the first 3 people to do so will get a special prize!
Stress Definition from Taber's Medical Dictionary
And now the graph that I mentioned but you could not see, regarding how as stress increases, efficiency increases to a point, but then fails as stress continually increases...
Episode 1 - Aggressive Mice and New Exercise Research
Here it is, the first of many episodes. Listen, enjoy and learn.
We discuss what we would like the show to be, and then get into some interesting health related news articles with specific links below.
Article 1: Will Stress Injure your Gut