Chronic pain expert Rick Olderman is a physical therapist and he believes most chronic pain can be managed by changing our habits and by learning the right way to move. For instance, check out the way your lower back feels better when you learn to stand without locking you knees!
Dietitian Dion Turner says your gut is like a garden. Probiotics are the seeds and processed foods are like the weeds.
She uses metaphors a lot because she is passionate about teaching people how to eat for their gut health and their overall health. It includes eating colorful, natural foods and being mindful, both of the food that goes into our bodies and of the microbes that live in our gut and can affect health all over your body.
Defne Nayman was an ER doctor, when she noticed that many of her patients wouldn’t be there if someone had taught them better life habits. These days she’s talking more about wellness than illness. She wants you to know how to age marvelously. She says you can make small changes and, the good news is it’s never too late to start.
Cheryl Meyer isn’t a doctor, but she has done a lot of research and became a health coach after traditional medicine couldn’t help her. Turns out, there are a lot of things in your house that are toxic, and they just might be making YOU sick. Forget what’s in your wallet, what’s in your household? Meyer talks about how to reduce and then eliminate the hidden toxins in your life.
Lucille isn’t around to be the subject of this blog…she died right before she turned 104. But Lucille left a lasting impression on medical CEO Judy Gaman. Judy learned about not just living long, but living well. We might even call it living juicy. It’s all about exercise, blueberries, and remembering joy.
Depending on my mood, I’m likely to say that I just have big bones, or obsess about whether that freckle is melanoma. Usually these extremes come when I’m stressed out and angry that my body is demanding attention when I’m so freaking busy. Dr. Heather Bartos, talks about how nobody is the boss of our body but us…and how sometimes we abdicate that responsibility to doctors or loers or that tub of ice cream. Taking control of your weight and your health, on Keep it Juicy!
I can’t think of a whole lot more scary than finding out that you’re at risk for Alzheimer’s. Guest Ellen Wood got that diagnosis and made some drastic lifestyle changes that she credits with at least delaying symptoms. She’s in her 80s today and still sharp, and she shares what has worked for her. Fighting Alzheimer’s on Keep it Juicy!