Registered Dietitian and Vegetarian Culinary Expert, Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, discusses her new cookbook, The New Fast Food: The Veggie Queen Pressure Cooks Whole Food Meals In Less Than 30 Minutes. She discusses how to make delicious, nutritious and quick vegetarian meals using a pressure cooker. Jill talks about the benefits of eating a healthy plant-based diet.
Dr. Esselstyn talks about how to prevent, treat and even reverse heart disease through a plant-based diet. Dr. Spiller shares his research about the powerful antioxidant properties of sundried raisins and the health benefits of plant foods. He talks about new research on Astaxanthin, a natural antioxidant found in a specific algae and its potential role in human health.
February 28th has been declared, Linus Pauling Day by the state of Oregon in honor of the late scientist, Dr. Linus Pauling. Today on Health & Longevity, Dr. John Westerdahl’s special guest is Dr. Emily Ho, PhD, the Director of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. The institute is named after two time Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Linus Pauling, one of the world’s greatest scientists and humanitarians. Dr. Emily Ho discusses the institute’s research and mission, and the role of nutrition and dietary supplementation in achieving optimal health. She also discusses the institute’s free February 28th webinar on Vitamin C (learn more and register at lpi.oregonstate.edu). This program is dedicated to the life and work of Dr. Linus Pauling and features audio excerpts of Dr. Pauling discussing his concepts of science and health. Dr. Westerdahl previously served as a volunteer assistant nutritionist to Dr. Pauling.
Dr. Westerdahl discusses the natural herbs for a healthy heart and circulatory system. He shares the latest research on the traditional herbal remedies used for maintaining and improving cardiovascular health.
Judi and Shari Zucker, discuss the challenges of making healthy foods and snacks for kids with food allergies. Judi and Shari share ideas and recipes from their new cookbook, The Ultimate Allergy-Free Snack Cookbook which features over 100 kid-friendly recipes for the allergic child.
Arthur Agatston, M.D. discusses the issues and consequences of the obesity and diabetes epidemic in America today. He talks about heart disease and its detection and treatment. Dr. Agatston shares his nutritional and lifestyle approach to losing weight effectively through his South Beach Diet program.
Today on Health & Longevity, Dr. John Westerdahl features guest, Elaine LaLanne, wife of the late TV fitness personality Jack LaLanne. Elaine LaLanne shares memories of life with her late husband, Jack LaLanne who was known to the world as one of the great pioneers in the physical fitness movement (called the ‘Godfather of Fitness’ ). Elaine tells how she personally got into health and fitness under the inspiration and guidance of her husband. She gives practical advice on how anyone can get started on a health and fitness program.
Dr. Neal Barnard, M.D. Is the President and Founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and author of the 21-DAY WEIGHT LOSS KICKSTART. In this episode he discusses how to boost metabolism, drop pounds, lower cholesterol, and dramatically improve your health through a proven optimal plant-based diet plan that has changed the life of thousands.
Our guest this week is a registered dietician, certified diabetes educator, and a cookbook author, Gita Patel, R.D. Join us as she discusses her new cookbook, BLENDING SCIENCE WITH SPICES – TASTY RECIPES & NUTRITION TIPS FOR HEALTHY LIVING._ She tells us how to include certain herbs and spices in recipes that can contribute to health and longevity.
Today on Health & Longevity, Dr. John Westerdahl features guest, Ellen Jaffe Jones, investigative journalist, athlete and vegan cookbook author. Ellen Jaffe Jones, discusses her new book, ‘Eat Vegan On a Day’. She dispels the myth that nutritious foods are the most expensive, by showing how to trim food bills while maximizing nutrition.
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