The Lifestyle as Medicine podcast is where motivated individuals come to discover how to take control of their lives and their futures. Host Michael Ricchio interviews experts from all corners of health, wellness, fitness, sport, and psychology to bring you the information you need to change your habits, live your best life and decrease your risk of preventable diseases and injuries. You won’t only hear from the experts, you’ll also hear from you neighbors. The people who are going through the same struggles as you. Learn from those who have found a way! If you want to achieve your goals, improve your health, have more energy, be in a better mood and feel better physically, you are in the right place!
Energy Deficiency and Intuitive Eating, w/ Dietician Brittany Wehrle.
In this episode you will hear from registered dietician Brittany Wehrle. Brittany primarily works with the athletic population, but has experience working with all ages and backgrounds. We explore the concept of ‘relative energy deficiency’. Essentially, are you properly fueling yourself for your needs? Both athletes and general adult populations struggle with balancing their food […]
E28: Tom Brady and 3 Keys to Success
In this weeks episode I briefly discuss my thoughts on Tom Brady and what has attributed to his success. I believe you can narrow down success to three key elements. Not just for Tom Brady, but for all of us. After you listen, give it some thought. How would you describe yourself amongst the three […]
E27: Cancer: Lifestyle for Treatment and Prevention, w/ Dr. Colin Champ
In today’s episode you will hear from Radiation Oncologist Dr. Colin Champ. Dr. Champ is a former MIT graduate, currently practicing at Duke University. You will hear us discuss his research regarding cancer, and lifestyles role in both treatment and prevention. You will also hear: Dr. Champ’s views on the keto diet and intermittent fasting. […]
E26: Kids Eat in Color: Child Nutrition, Tactics, and Habit Building, w/ RD Jennifer Anderson
In this episode you will hear from Jennifer Anderson, a registered dietician who specializes in child nutrition and eating habits. I have been a big fan of Jennifer’s content for a long time now. Her tactics have made a significant impact on how I approach feeding my children. I now have healthier eaters with less […]
E25: Finding Your Authentic Self, w/ Lori Verta.
Today you will hear from trainer, coach, and mom Lori Verta. Lori is a former colleague of mine (and still a colleague, though from long distance). Since leaving our former place of employment each of us have done a lot of maturing and soul searching. Todays episode is about just that, finding your true self […]
E24: Diabetes, Prevention, and Common Dietary Fads, w/ Dr. Arti Thangudu.
Today you will hear from Endocrinologist and Diabetes specialist Dr. Arti Thangudu. Listen in as we discuss diabetes and treatments, as well preventative lifestyle methods. You will also hear her stance on common dietary fads, including fasting, multiple small meals, and food timing.