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The Sweetness of a Simple Life by Diana Beresford-Kroeger
 

Episode Archive

Institute for Responsible Nutrition: an Interview with Wolfram Alderson, Founding Executive Director

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Institute for Responsible Nutrition: Sugar: The Bitter Truth
Wolfram Alderson is the founding executive director and COO of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition whose vision is to strengthen the movement to enlighten the public about food and nutrition that reduces food-related illness and promotes a healthy society.The institute was co-founded by Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric neuroendocrinologist from the University of California in San Francisco. Dr Lustig elevated the conversation about sugar when he delivered a stinging indictment about the high intake of sugar on the health of children and society in a talk entitled Sugar: The Bitter Truth viewed on You Tube by over 6 million viewers.

Fortify Your Life: A Trusted Guide Through The Supplement Aisle with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Fortify Your Life with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

These days, even if you’re eating organic, choosing local, and doubling up on fruits and vegetables, you’re probably still not getting the nutrients you need. We live high-stress lives, prescription drugs deplete our reserves, processed foods are convenient but not that nutritious. Meanwhile, new products promise better sex, shaper minds, and effortless weight loss.  How do you seperate the hype from the truly healthful? In Fortify Your Life, integrative health physician, Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. demystifies key vitamins, minerals, and supplements.  She shows how to design a personalized supplement plan based on genetics, age, gender, and lifestyle and gives simple guidelines on how to read labels and judge brands.

Food as Medicine Institute: An Interview with Dr. Julie Briley

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Food as Medicine Institute: An Interview with Dr. Julie Briley
One in three children born after the year 2000 may develop Type 2 Diabetes or heart related disease including high blood presure or high cholesterol in their lifetime, many of them before adulthood. The National College of Natural Medicine's (NCNM), Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI) has taken on connecting people to healthy good food through their hands on community cooking programs. Dr. Julie Briley, co-founder joins Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. to explore the options for changing and improving the way we eat and ultimately our health.

Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 01/04/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

Is it possible to catch autism or OCD the same way we catch the flu? Can a child's contact with cat litter lead to schizophrenia? In her eye-opening new book, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Harriet Washington reveals that we can in fact "catch" mental illness. In INFECTIOUS MADNESS, Washington presents the new germ theory, which posits not only that many instances of Alzheimer's, OCD, and schizophrenia are caused by viruses, prions, and bacteria, but also that with antibiotics, vaccinations, and other strategies, these conditions can be prevented and/or treated.

Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in Search for a Living Past by Dr Peter Levine

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 12/14/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in Search for a Living Past by Dr Peter Levine
In Trauma and Memory, bestselling author Dr. Peter Levine (creator of the Somatic Experiencing approach) tackles one of the most difficult and controversial questions of PTSD/trauma therapy: Can we trust our memories? Building on his 45 years of successful treatment of trauma and utilizing case studies from his own practice, Dr. Levine while acknowledging that memory can be trusted, he argues that the only truly useful memories are those that might initially seem to be the least reliable: memories stored in the body and not necessarily accessible by our conscious mind.

A Woman's Libido: What Makes It or Breaks It?

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 11/09/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Health

It was only in 2008 that low libido in women was recognized as a physiological issue. Millions of women in America experience low libido at sometime in their lives, and many doctors still do not ask about it. Dr. Erin Lommen, naturopathic physician and co-author of Slim, Sane and Sexy: A Pocket Guide to Natural, Bioidentical Hormone Balance  joins host Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. to discuss how hormonal imbalance affects a woman's life in myriad ways: from energy, stress resilience, mood, sleep to sexual desire and response. 

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health by David Montgomery & Anne Biklé

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health--for people and for plants--depends on Earth's smallest creatures. The Hidden Half of Nature tells the story of our tangled relationship with microbes and their potential to revolutionize agriculture and medicine, from garden to gut. 

The People's Pharmacy: Home Remedies with Joe and Terry Graedon

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 10/19/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
The People's Pharmacy: Home Remedies

From coconut for diarrhea to Oolong tea for eczema, from Listerine for acne and dandruff to pickle juice for hiccups, the "People's Pharmacy" NPR personalities Joe and Terry Graedon report the best of the anecdotes they have heard over the years, in this easy-to-use, Q-and-A paperback guide to home remedies, healthy diet, and foods that heal. Packed with practical information, easily accessible, and grounded in medical science, this indispensable guide comes from two totally reliable sources: the People's Pharmacy and National Geographic.

Black Man in a White Coat by Damon Tweedy

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Black Man in a White Coat by Dr. Damon Tweedy

Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Through their stories, he illustrates the complex social, cultural, and economic factors at the root of most health problems in the black community. These issues take on greater meaning when Tweedy is himself diagnosed with a chronic disease far more common among black people.

Gaining Ground with Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 09/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Gaining Ground with Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein

GAINING GROUND, a feature-length documentary film by Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein (premeiring Sept 30th & October 1st at Cinema 21), tells the stories of farmers making extraordinary changes in their farming practices so they can feed their local communities sustainably grown produce and grains. From farms in Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley to underserved communities of color in Richmond, California, GAINING GROUND reveals the tenacity and courage of these diverse urban and rural farmers, committed to serving and empowering their communities. Gaining Ground instills in its viewers the potential to create change on a personal, local and global scale.

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Nutritionist, Dr. Walter Willett, talks about Vitamins and Supplements

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 01/09/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Do vitamins do more harm than good? Several recent studies have suggested that, but the results have been controversial. Host David Naimon talks with Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Willett discusses these studies and which vitamins and minerals are advisable to take, and which ones you should avoid.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Michael F. Holick and the Vitamin D Solution

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 01/02/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Could our avoidance of sun-exposure to prevent skin cancer be putting us at risk for various other conditions, from chronic pain and more frequent colds and flus, to bone disease and cancer?  Dr. Michael F. Holick, Professor of Medicine and Director of the General Research Unit at Boston University Medical Center,  discusses his book "The Vitamin D Solution." 

The Vitamin D Solution sets a new standard in health and wellness that I believe will change the face of medicine as we know it.”  -Dr. Andrew Weil


 
 

 

Dr. Martin Donohoe talks about social justice and medical care

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Mon, 12/26/2011

 Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe of the Portland area who teaches a course in public health concerning social justice and medical care at PSU.

 
 

 

 

How We Won Health Care For All in Vermont: Can it Work in Oregon?

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 12/12/2011

 Kate Welch hosts a discussion about Single Payer Healthcare with Kate Kanelstein, an organizer with the Vermont Workers Center campaign that passed a universal healthcare system in Vermont, and Richard Bruno of Mad as Hell Doctors.

Kate Kanelstein is one of the organizers from the Vermont Workers Center who helped push through the legislation by working at the grass roots level, door to door throughout the state.

Richard Bruno is a medical student at OHSU. He has worked for Physicians for a National Health Program, and interned for Congressman Vic Synder, D. AZ. Richard has been videotaping stories of people affected by the lack of health care and is actively promoting Single Payer.

KBOO is one of the co-sponsors of "How We Won Health Care For All", a 10-city tour through Oregon by Vermont Workers Center organizers Kate Kanelstein and Sarah Weintraub from December 12 - 17.

The Portland event is Saturday December 12, 2011 from 1-4pm at PCC Cascade.

 
 
 

 

Beth Lambert, author of "A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children."

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Mon, 11/21/2011

 Host David Naimon talks with Beth Lambert, author of A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children."

Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers

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Mon, 11/14/2011

 Host David Naimon interviews Charlotte Vallaeys, director of Farm and Food Policy at the Cornucopia Institute, about her latest report "Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers and Undermine the Organic Label--A Look Down the Cereal and Granola Aisle."

 
 

 

 
 

Jack Norris and "Vegan For Life"

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 11/07/2011

 Host David Naimon interviews Jack Norris, co-founder and president of Vegan Outreach, about his book Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet.

"Here is the book I have been waiting for! Now when people ask me all those questions about how you can be healthy without eating animal products, I can tell them that they will find the answers in Vegan For Life."--Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation and Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University.

 
 
 

 

Dr Daniel Amen and "Unchain Your Brain"

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 10/17/2011
 

Are you chained to your addiction to sugar, caffeine, food, smoking, drugs, painkillers, internet porn? Adult and child psychiatrist, brain-imaging specialist, and best-selling author, Dr. Daniel Amen discusses how optimizing your brain is the key to breaking free of your addictions. According to Dr. Amen brain dysfunction is the #1 reason people fall victim to addiction, why they can't break free, and why they relapse. But not all addictions are the same. Learn about the six types of addiction based on brain types, and how to find the best solutions for you based on your brain type.

 
 
 
 
 

 

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Lindsey Berkson and her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/10/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Author and nutritional consultant Lindsey Berkson discusses her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way. Learn safe, inexpensive and natural ways to address digestive complaints from heartburn and ulcers, to irritable bowel, gallbladder disease and food allergies. Learn how to treat these conditions without drugs and to design a diet tailored to your unique physical makeup, problems and tastes.

 
 
 

 

Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/03/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes reveals, in his new book, the bad nutritional science of the last century -- none more damaging than the "calories-in, calories-out" model of why we get fat. Learn exactly what good science has been ignored along the way, why certain people are thin, others fat, the role genetics and exercise play in our weight, and an easy-to-follow approach to your diet going forward.

 

 

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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