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Healthwatch on 05/20/13

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Whole...Rethinking the Science of Nutrition

For more than 40 years, T. Colin Campbell PhD, has been at the forefront of nutrition research. His legacy, the China Study, is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted.  Whole picks up where The China Study left off. The China Study revealed what we should eat and provided the powerful empirical support for this answer. Whole answers the question of why.

Healthwatch on 05/06/13

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Mon, 05/06/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Gulp: Adventures On the Alimentary Canal

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for Mars. Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? In Gulp we meet scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks of—or has the courage to ask.

Healthwatch on 04/15/13

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Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at The New York Times comes the explosive story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic. Michael Moss reveals how companies use salt, sugar, and fat to addict us and, more important, how we can fight back.

Healthwatch on 04/08/13

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Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Hormone Cure: Reclaim Balance, Sleep, Sex Drive and Vitality Naturally

In THE HORMONE CURE, 

Harvard/MIT-trained integrative physician/scientist and board-certified gynecologist, Dr. Sara Gottfried,

Healthwatch on 04/01/13

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Mon, 04/01/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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How Come They're Happy and I'm Not?

Millions of people suffer debilitating depression and anxiety. For many, prescription drugs have either not been effective or have produced intolerable side effects. Now, New York naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist Peter Bongiorno offers a proven drug-free approach for healing depression.

In How Come They're Happy and I'm Not? Dr. Bongiorno offers a safe alternative to drugs as well as a way to safely wean oneself off medication without relapsing or side-effects. Dr. David Naimon hosts

Healthwatch on 03/18/13

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Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment--And How To Get Help That Works

Medical writer and New York Times bestselling author, Anne Fletcher, takes a critical look at the current state of the addiction treatment industry, contrasting what goes on in rehab with what experts and scientific studies suggest should go on.

Healthwatch on 03/11/13

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Mon, 03/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Treatment Alternatives for Children

 Parents concerned about the side effects of commonly used over-the-counter and prescription medicines are in search of safe and effective natural treatment alternatives.  Host Dr. David Naimon talks with leading integrative pediatrician Lawrence Rosen, MD about his book, co-authored with Jeff Cohen, Treatment Alternatives for Children: Reduce Serious Side Effects with Natural Equivalents to Conventional Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments.

Healthwatch on 03/04/13

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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child

The increase in environmental toxins, processed foods, and stress, as well as the advancing ages at which couples seek to have children, have made it more difficult for women to conceive. In Be Fruitful, Dr.

Healthwatch on 02/18/13

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Mon, 02/18/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Holistic Approaches to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's)

Today's guest, Dr. Gary Weiner, is a naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and founder of Pearl Natural Health in downtown Portland. He joins host Dr. David Naimon to discuss natural approaches to the inflammatory bowel diseases--ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease--as well as the results he's seen in the program he developed to treat inflammatory bowel disease patients in Portland.

Healthwatch on 02/11/13

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Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths About Heart Disease and The Power You Hold to Stop It

 Medical researcher and New York Times bestselling author, Brenda Watson, shares simple, natural ways to reverse the cycle of poor heart health in her current PBS special and latest book, Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths About Heart Disease and The Power You Hold to Stop It.

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The World Is Fat by Dr. Barry Popkin

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Sun, 02/01/2009

Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Barry Popkin, professor of global nutrition and author of "The World is Fat," about the role played by globalization, modern technology, media and advertising and government in fattening in the population.  Learn the 4 post-WWII trends that have contributed to this phenomenon and the solutions that Dr. Popkin recommends.

 

Dr. Gary Weiner on Adrenal Burnout

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Sun, 01/11/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist, Dr. Gary Weiner, (Co-founder of Pearl Natural Health), about adrenal burnout, its causes, its symptoms, and natural approaches to reverse it.

Underfunctioning adrenal glands can be the missing piece in the treatment of many conditions, with common symptoms such as chronic fatigue, allergies, insomnia, troubling inflammations, and poor stress tolerance.  Yes, you can be tested for it, and naturopathic therapies are well suited to treat it.  Listen and learn more...

 

 

David Gabbe on Nutrition and the Vegan Diet

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Mon, 01/05/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews David Gabbe, author of "David's Pure Vegetarian Kitchen."  They discuss the vegan diet, with an emphasis on cooking and nutrition.

 

Dr. Michael Roizen and You: Being Beautiful

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Sun, 11/30/2008

On today's show, Dr David Naimon presents an interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of You: Being Beautiful

 While the world seems to revolve around the superficial elements of beauty, beauty is actually precisely perceived, purposeful, and rooted in hard science. External beauty is our brain’s barometer for measuring health. And research indicates that external beauty influences personality and behavior.

Yet beauty is much more than how we look.   It’s about how we feel and how we define our lives. In You: Being Beautiful Drs. Roizen and Oz provide detailed, innovative, and visual explanations about how beauty and the body work, and then give easy and actionable pieces of advice to help us nudge our beauty (inner and outer) to its maximum potential.

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Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation

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Sun, 11/23/2008

 Dr. David Naimon hosts an Interview with Charles Barber about his book "Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation."  Barber explores the ways pharmaceutical companies exert pressure on Americans to medicate themselves, how America has come to account for 66% of the global consumption of antidepressants,  and how without an industry to promote them, non-pharmaceutical approaches that have the potential to help millions, are tragically overlooked.

Large drug companies use various means to create an artificial need for their expensive (and highly profitable) products, then rush in to fill the orders.  Drug marketers intentionally blur the distinction between everyday problems and what used to be considered serious mental illness in such a way that people under the daily stress of modern life can be easily persuaded that a quick fix for stress lies in a pill bottle.  Direct-to-Consumer advertising plays a large role, as well as the time and expense related to non-drug therapeutic options, in convincing consumers to request medication in cases that just 10 years ago would have considered drugs to be inappropriate treatments.

 

Charles Barber was educated at Harvard and Columbia and worked for ten years in New York City shelters for the homeless mentally ill.  His book COMFORTABLY NUMB: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation, was released in 2008 to national media attention, including appearances on The Early Show and Fresh Air. His work has appeared in the The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Nation and Scientific American Mind. He has taught nonfiction writing at Wesleyan University. He is currently a senior executive at The Connection, an innovative social services agency, and a lecturer in psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. He lives in Connecticut with his family.

 

 

Keeping Healthy this Winter with Chinese Diet Therapy

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Sun, 11/09/2008

 

Dr. David Naimon interviews local acupuncturist and herbalist, Ellen Goldsmith.  

They discuss ways to stay healthy this winter using Chinese diet therapy.  Recommended reading are Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford, and Staying Healthy With The Seasons by Dr. Elson Haas.

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Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey Out of Depression

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Sun, 11/02/2008

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. James S. Gordon about his book "Unstuck:  Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"    Heralded by holistic doctors from  Andrew Weil to Dean Ornish to Christine Northrup,  Unstuck is a practical guide to healing depression without the use of anti-depressants by a world-renowned Harvard-trained psychiatrist.

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Susan Allport, author of The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From The Western Diet and What We Can Do To Replace Them.

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Sun, 10/26/2008

 Today, Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Susan Allport, the author of "The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From the Western Diet and What We Can Do to Replace Them."

Michael Pollan calls this book a "fascinating nutritional detective story."

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Dr. Iris Bell and Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness

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Sun, 10/05/2008

 Dr. David Naimon conducts an interview with Dr. Iris Bell, board-certified psychiatrist, alternative medicine researcher,  award-winning author and university professor.  She will discuss her new book "Getting Whole, Getting Well:  Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness."  Instead of offering an encyclopedia of different therapies, Getting Whole, Getting Well helps you create a personalized holistic healing plan that works.  It guides the reader in choosing the best alternative therapies for their conditions, how to integrate alternative therapies into one's existing medical care, explaining what to expect and how long different therapies should take to work, and how to avoid common mistakes when using alternative medicine.

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Marion Nestle and Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine

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Sun, 09/28/2008

 Dr. David Naimon interviews Marion Nestle, author of of Food Politics and What to Eat, uncovers unexpected connections among the food supplies for pets, for farm animals and ultimately for humans, identifying huge gaps in the global oversight of food safety. Marion Nestle discusses her new book, Pet Food Politics: the Chihuahua in the Coal Mine.

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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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