Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t, for both your brain and […]

Blue Shield of California and Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine was fortunate to recently sit down with executives of Blue Shield of California to explore the use of lifestyle medicine in their programs and with their employees. This new video is the latest installment in the Lifestyle Medicine Story Project, which captures the application of lifestyle medicine in the […]

Dr. Dean and Anne Ornish Want You To Live Better | Rich Roll Podcast

Today I explore what it means to live truly well with Dean Ornish, MD & Anne Ornish — the world-renown, pioneering power couple of lifestyle medicine. A legend in the plant-based movement, Dr. Ornish is currently a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and the president and founder of the […]

Why is the Science of Nutrition Ignored in Medicine? | T. Colin Campbell | TEDxCornellUniversity

Professor Campbell is a well-established researcher and author. His popular book (co-authored with his son, a physician) titled The China Study (2005), has been translated into more than 50 foreign languages and has sold well over 2 million copies. His second book, Whole (2013), was a New York Times best seller. Campbell has conducted experimental […]

Low-Salt Diet Not Best For You? – Dr. McDougall

Humans are natural salt seekers. Salt tastes good to us, and there is good reason for this. The emphasis on very low-salt diets is misguided. Fix the food – and then you can put some salt on your healthy food if you’d like. Focus on food, not salt. Dr. McDougall explains it in this talk […]

The Starch Solution – John McDougall MD (FULL TALK)

This truth is simple and is, therefore, easy to explain. You must eat to live. But the choice of what you eat is yours. There is an individual, specific diet that best supports the health, function, and longevity of each and every animal. The proper diet for human beings is based on starches. The more […]

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

What’s the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. Get inspired to go to the gym as Suzuki discusses the science of how working out boosts your mood and memory — and protects your brain against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com […]

The healing power of love & intimacy | Dean Ornish | TEDxBerkeley

Dr. Dean Ornish shares insights into his personal life and ways to improve our health through our own personal lives by no longer looking for happiness and health outside oneself. Through his years of medical research and his own experiences, he shares ways to combat loneliness and depression from within to empower one’s mind and […]

Food as Medicine | Michael Greger, M.D. | TEDxSedona

NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. The speaker makes strong assertions about a specific diet that lack sufficient scientific evidence for general prescription. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf According to the Global Burden […]

Ending Heart Disease: Cardiologist Kim Williams, M.D.

America’s #1 killer, heart disease claims 1 out of every 3 lives in the U.S. But it’s avoidable and often even reversible with simple diet and lifestyle changes. This week on the podcast I sit down for an important conversation with cardiologist and former president of the American College of Cardiology Kim Williams, M.D. to […]