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The Blue Zone Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People by Dan Buettner

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Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Blue Zone Solution by Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner, the New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zones, lays out a proven plan to maximize your health based on the practices of the world's healthiest people. For the first time, Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from new research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the communities he's identified as "Blue Zones"—those places with the world's longest-lived, and thus healthiest, people.

The Allergy Book by Drs Robert & William Sears

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Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Allergy Book by Drs Robert & William Sears

From America's most trusted name in pediatrics, a comprehensive guide to treating and preventing nasal allergies, asthma, food allergies and intolerances, and more. Allergies are one of the most common ailments, causing children to miss school and parents to miss work. Left untreated or unresolved, stuffy noses, itchy skin, and irritated bellies can lead to chronic asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, and neurological disorders. Today's parents don't just want to treat their family's allergy symptoms ¿ they want to eliminate allergies and prevent chronic and long-term health complications. The Sears show them how. Drs.

Culture Wars: How the Food Giants Turned Yogurt into Junk Food

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Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Culture Wars: How the Food Giants Turned Yogurt into Junk Food

A new report, Culture Wars: How the Food Giants Turned Yogurt, a Health Food, into Junk Food, issued by The Cornucopia Institute, accuses Dannon, Yoplait, Chobani and other major marketers of misleading parents, who are looking for healthier foods for their families, into purchasing yogurts loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial sweeteners, colors and emulsifiers.The group alleges that agribusiness, in their marketing approach, has capitalized on yogurt’s historic, well-deserved healthful reputation while simultaneously adulterating the product, sometimes illegally, to gain competitive advantage and popular appeal.

Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives with Gretchen Rubin

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Mon, 04/06/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives with Gretchen Rubin

The author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, tackles the critical question: How do we change? Gretchen Rubin's Better than Before answers that question. It presents a practical, concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits—and to change them for good. Infused with Rubin’s compelling voice, rigorous research, and easy humor, and packed with vivid stories of lives transformed, Better than Before explains the (sometimes counter-intuitive) core principles of habit formation.

The Hormone Reset Diet with Dr. Sara Gottfried

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Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Hormone Reset Diet with Dr. Sara Gottfried

Most people don’t think about hormones. But when you develop resistance to your seven major metabolic hormones—cortisol, thyroid, testosterone, growth hormone, leptin, insulin, and estrogen—your body adjusts by ultimately slowing down your metabolism. And a slower metabolism leads to weight gain and difficulty losing weight. Hormone imbalances can lead to insatiable hunger, stress eating, sugar cravings, food addictions and stubborn fat, among other things., The solution, Dr. Sara Gottfried contends, is to reset the efficiency of your hormones by repairing and growing new hormone receptors.

Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price

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Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price

Most of us know nothing about vitamins. What's more, what we think we know is harming both our personal nutrition and our national health. By focusing on vitamins at the expense of everything else, we've become blind to the bigger picture: despite our belief that vitamins are an absolute good--and the more of them, the better--vitamins are actually small and surprisingly mysterious pieces of a much larger nutritional puzzle. In Vitamania, award-winning journalist Catherine Price offers a lucid and lively journey through our cherished yet misguided beliefs about vitamins, and reveals a straightforward, blessedly anxiety-free path to enjoyable eating and good health.

Watch Your Back!-- How the Back Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less by Dr. Deyo

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Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Watch Your Back! by Dr. Richard Deyo

Over the past twenty years, treatment of back pain has become ever more expensive and intensive. Use of MRI scans, narcotic painkillers, injections, and invasive spine surgery have all grown by several hundred percent, yet annual surveys of people with back pain report steadily worse impairments.  Though it may seem counterintuitive, fewer medical interventions may produce better results with back pain. Expecting a probe, a pill, or a procedure to cure is usually unrealistic, yet entire industries promote the notion that someone else will "fix" you. Watch Your Back! exposes these flaws in the current approach to back pain, along with the profit motives and conflicts of interest behind many of them. Richard A.

Gretchen Reynolds and The First Twenty Minutes

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Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Gretchen Reynolds and The First Twenty Minutes

Gretchen Reynolds, the author of the New York Times column "Phys Ed," has been writing about the science of health and fitness for a more than a decade.  Host David Naimon talks with Reynolds about her book "The First 20 Minutes."

Learn why Reynolds, after writing this book, started to exercise less, the difference between being fit and being skinny, the downsides of stretching and sit-ups, and the health benefits of standing.

(This is an archival interview that originally aired in 2013.)

Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for a Modern World with Sally Fallon Morell

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Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for a Modern World with Sally Fallon Morell

The follow-up book to the hugely best-selling Nourishing Traditions,  NOURISHING BROTH continues to look at the culinary practices of our ancestors,  the immense health benefits of homemade bone broth due to the gelatin and collagen that is present in real bone broth (vs. broth made from powders).  NOURISHING BROTH explores the science behind broth's unique combination of amino acids, minerals and cartilage compounds.

The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries with Dr. Norman Doidge

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Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries with Dr. Norman Doidge

For centuries it was believed that the brain’s complexity prevented recovery from damage or disease. The Brain’s Way of Healing shows that this very sophistication is the source of a unique kind of healing. As he did so lucidly in The Brain That Changes Itself, Doidge uses stories to present cutting-edge science with practical real-world applications, and principles that everyone can apply to improve their brain’s performance and health.

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Dr. David A. Kessler and his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite"

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Sun, 07/19/2009

 The End of Overeating
 Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

An interview with former FDA commissioner, Dr. David A. Kessler, about his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite,"  a book that reveals just how the food industry is fueling the country's dangerous and costly eating epidemic.

Robert Gourley on the history of Company-Provided Health Care

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Sun, 07/12/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today, Roberta talks to Robert Gourley about the history of our unique, Company-Provided Health Care System.

Amy Lanou and Building Bone Vitality

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Sun, 07/05/2009

 Building Bone Vitality: A Simple, Sensible, Scientific Approach to Preventing Osteoporosis
 Hosted by: David Naimon

 An interview with Amy Lanou, the author of Building Bone Vitality.  Learn the dietary keys to osteoporosis prevention,  the problems with the calcium hypothesis, and a wealth of other bone-health information.

Health and Healthcare Forum on Holistic Chiropractic Care

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Sun, 06/28/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's topic is Holistic Chiropractic Care.

 

The Role of Holistic Wellness in Health Care Reform

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Sun, 06/28/2009

Host Roberta Hall with the Health and Health Care Forum speaks with Virginia Shapiro, D.C., and Dan Shapiro who offer integrative health care  at Holistic Chiropractic Care in Corvallis, Oregon--they discuss their background and philosophy, and issues with health care reform today.

The Health Equity Alliance

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Sun, 06/14/2009

The Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall interviews Ann Zukoski and Karen Keon, of the Health Equity Alliance. They talk about what Health Equity means and how looking at health problems and social problems through a health-equity-lens could help Americans make positive adjustments in our social system.

Dr. Randall Neustaedter on Flu and Flu Prevention

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Sun, 05/31/2009

 Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Randall Neustaedter, President of the Holistic Pediatric Association, and author of the Child Health Guide and Vaccine Guide, about strategies for flu prevention and treatment.

 

Health & Health Care Forum - Dr. Chunhuei Chi

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Sun, 05/24/2009

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.

 

Yogi Amrit Desai on Yoga

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Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

 

Mark Winne and "Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty"

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Sun, 05/10/2009

Closing the Food Gap exposes America's dangerous dietary split: from patrons of food pantries, bodegas, and convenience stores to the more comfortable classes who increasingly seek out organic and local products. Calling largely on his own experience in food activism, and mixing in surprisingly witty observations, Mark Winne ultimately envisions realistic partnerships in which family farms and impoverished communities come together to get healthy, locally produced food onto everyone's table.


"Closing the Food Gap reveals the chasm between the two foodsystems of America-the one for the poor and the one for everyone else. Mark Winne offers compelling solutions for making local, organic, and highly nutritious food available to everyone. It's heartening to find a book that successfully blends a passion for sustainable living with compassion for the poor."
-Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of thhe Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace

Comments

Where on this site can I download podcasts of previous shows?

Where on this kboo.fm site can I download podcasts of previous shows?

Great show - schedule can be found at drnaimon.com

The schedule of upcoming Healthwatch shows can be found here:

Dr. David Naimon's Healthwatch Schedule

-Ben

 

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