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Break the Chains of Dieting – Healthy Weight Loss Without Dieting
73% of Americans are overweight or obese. We spend $71 billion annually on weight-loss products, programs, and gadgets, and another $35 billion on gym memberships.73% of Americans are overweight or obese. We spend $71 billion annually on weight-loss products, programs, and gadgets, and another $35 billion on gym memberships. In spite of all that time and money invested, the sad reality is 80% of those that lose weight will gain it all back within a year. David Medansky knows this struggle all too well. He was told by his doctor if he didn't lose weight, he had a 95% chance of having a heart attack. He tried several traditional diets, shakes, supplements, and exercise programs. Thinking outside the box, David discovered the blueprints to achieving permanent weight loss. He not only shed 50 pounds but has kept it off. He's now on a mission to help others attain permanent weight loss. His new book Break the Chains of Dieting – Healthy Weight Loss Without Dieting exposes why popular diets and weight loss programs don't work, and in some cases can even be harmful. He joins Dr. Friedman to talk about diets, fasting, and weight loss that really works.
Beware Teen Dating Violence
Dating can be thrilling for teens. However, some young relationships can become violent.Dating can be thrilling for teens. However, some young relationships can become violent. As teens try to figure out how the world works, they may endure emotional, mental, and physical abuse in the name of “love.” Red flags can include social media control, sexting stalking, cyberbullying, and bruises Open conversation with your child to find out who is being texted and how young relationships are going. Don’t pass judgment but ask questions and listen. You have to be an ally if your teen needs help leaving a bad relationship. Call 1-800-SAFE or text Love Is Respect at 22522 for help. Listen as Dr. David Hill joins Melanie Cole, MS to discuss teen dating violence in this encore episode from February 2019.
EP 1079B - What Foods Are Hot For 2022
What are the trendiest foods for 2022?In 2021, the Specialty Food Association (SFA) Trendspotter Panel virtually assembled to research thousands of specialty food and beverage products from around the world. After recording their extensive findings, they settled on five trends that will drive the growth of the $170.4 billion specialty food industry in 2022, including pasta's comeback, plant-based comfort foods, and hot peppers. Jonathan Deutsch Ph.D. is a Professor and the Director of Drexel University Food Core Lab, as well as a Member of the Specialty Food Association’s Trendspotter Panel (SFA). He joins Dr. ROizen to talk about 2022 food trends, as well as his top restaurant picks in his hometown of Philadelphia.
EP 1,079 News of the Week
Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Just half a tablespoon of olive oil a day reduces all-cause mortality Is the keto diet heart healthy? Experts issue guidelines on diabetes linked nerve damage The global burden of cancer is increasing Breast cancer survival rate is up PLUS so much more...
Hidden Chemicals Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals
Dr. Friedman exposes hidden chemicals that may be sabotaging your weight loss goals and he shares what you can do about it.Are you having a hard time losing weight no matter what diet you try? Research shows chemicals in food, the cookware used to prepare it, and even the containers we store our food in may be the cause of the growing obesity epidemic. Exposure to these chemicals has been shown to interfere with the way the body metabolizes fat, which can lead to weight gain, even if you eat a healthful diet and exercise regularly. In this episode of To Your Good Health Radio, Dr. Friedman exposes hidden chemicals that may be sabotaging your weight loss goals and he shares what you can do about it. We hear about a common chemical used in plastics for food and drink storage that mimics estrogen and has been proven to increase fat cell growth, the biggest issue facing our nation is the childhood obesity epidemic, and how to read food labels for “hidden ingredients” that are linked to weight gain.
The Power of Positive Discipline
When confronting the challenge of disciplining their children, moms and dads often default to the ways their own parents disciplined them, sometimes with harmful results.When confronting the challenge of disciplining their children, moms and dads often default to the ways their own parents disciplined them, sometimes with harmful results. But mom and practicing pediatrician Dr. Candice Jones shows parents a better way, helping parents understand child development and how the ways that children are disciplined shape not only their behavior but their overall health and well-being. Dr. Jones coaches parents to understand their child’s developmental stages and their own motivations to create a family discipline plan that manages misbehavior and encourages good behavior. Her advice is packed with developmentally appropriate strategies to tame tantrums, stop sibling squabbles, and reward better behavior, to create a calmer, more harmonious home. Listen as she talks about the power of positive discipline, different styles of parenting, and her new book High Five Discipline.