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Essentials of Healthy Living
Radio Show

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Michael Greger will discuss his new book How Not to Die, and how diet and lifestyle changes can make a big difference in helping to prevent the 15 leading causes of death, including heart disease and cancer.

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, he has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times best seller.

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Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web.

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The Documentary FED UP
I ran across the documentary Fed Up while perusing Netflix one weekend. It is a film that investigates the food industry's influence on U.S. dietary guidelines and the resulting impact on the health of Americans. According the to documentary, many diseases can be attributed to the amount of sugar we consume on a daily basis. The amount has increased dramatically in less than 40 years and so have heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Sugar is added to everything – ketchup, pasta sauce, salad dressing, breakfast cereals, juice and energy drinks, baked goods, yogurt, and even baby formula. Read more...

Why Stomach Acid is Good For You
Lots of people experience heartburn on a regular basis, where acid refluxes up into the esophagus and burns the tissue resulting in pain. Doctors commonly recommend medications such as Nexium, Prilosec, or Prevacid to suppress stomach acid (HCl) and treat heartburn pain. However, more and more research is showing that the long-term use of these medications can do more harm than good. Read more...

Breakfast Today: Blueberry Smoothie
Last week I gave you 10 reasons why you should be eating blueberries. And here is one more... a blueberry smoothie is incredibly delicious! Although fresh and organic blueberries are second to none, frozen can easily be used once blueberry season is past. For now, though, blueberries are still in season, and fresh blueberries are readily available at local stores and farmers' markets. Read more...



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