Mon, 4 December 2006
Learn How Your Hormones Impact Your Health From Dr. Diana Schwarzbein. And We Talk Food Addiction with Kay Sheppard.
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On tonight's show, Doctor Fitness and the Fat Guy get the skinny about how your hormones affect your ability to lose weight and live a healthy life from Dr. Diana Schwarzbein, author of the bestselling books series"The Schwarzbein Principle" and her latest book "The Schwarzbein Program." Dr. Schwarzbein has appeared seemingly everywhere, including a sprited recent appearance on "Larry King Live" on CNN. Dr. Schwarzbein talked a lot about her Schwarzbein Principle Institute in Southern California where she helps people deal with issues like diabetes, slow metabolism, weight loss and more. DR. Fitness asked her a lot of questions about HGH, human growth hormone, and what that hormone does for a young person. Please go to her super informative website www.schwarzbeinprinciple.com where you can learn more about her unique approach to so many health issues that impact Americans today.
We also spoke with Kay Sheppard, a certifed eating disorder specialist. Kay shared her tips on how to recognize if you have a child with an eating disorder and what you should do about it. Her website is www.kaysheppard.com You can get information about food addiction and eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia as well as check out her best selling book "Food Addiction: The Body Knows"
Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy also talked about a couple of things in the news like red wine and anti-aging. Resveratrol seems to be the latest magic bullet to help you live longer. Dr. Fitness thinks it's a little premature to annoint red wine as the next best anti-aging beverage. But the Fat Guy says drink up.
Dr. Fitness also talked about Smart-Lipo, a new liposuction method that is taking New York by storm. It uses lasers, which is always cool and actually melts fat. The Fat Guy gives it 5 belly jiggles and is trying to geta flight to New York to get on the waiting list for the procedure.
Dr. Fitness gave his tips for starting an effective strength training program. He said to start with 8-12 exercises, do 8-12 repititions per set and do 1-2 sets to start out. He gave a lot more tips, but you'll have to listen to the show or check out his blog to get them.
The Fat Guy talked more about his new website www.GymsAreARipOff.com The Fat Guy thinks that gyms prey upon sedentary people and basically take their money knowing full well that they will stop going to the gym in a matter of weeks. So check out the Fat Guys Gyms Are A Rip Off and submit your gym horror story.
Also don't forget to check out Dr. Fitness on Huntsville, AL TV. He has a segment every Tuesday on the ABC affiliate there WAAY where he answers viewers weight loss questions. Their website is www.waaytv.com
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