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Dr. David Friedman offers a cutting edge approach to achieving optimal health by incorporating entertainment, shock value and solutions to everyday health and wellness issues. Each week he interviews world-renowned doctors, celebrities, sports figures and New York Times bestselling authors who all share a common goal of helping others get healthy in the sickest developed country in the world… good ole USA.

Location:

Rolling Meadows, IL

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Dr. David Friedman offers a cutting edge approach to achieving optimal health by incorporating entertainment, shock value and solutions to everyday health and wellness issues. Each week he interviews world-renowned doctors, celebrities, sports figures and New York Times bestselling authors who all share a common goal of helping others get healthy in the sickest developed country in the world… good ole USA.

Twitter:

@YourRadioMD

Language:

English

Contact:

1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 847-577-6155


Episodes

Calm Your Mind with Food

2/29/2024
Dr. Uma Naidoo, author of "Calm Your Mind with Food", discusses the significant impact of diet on mental health, particularly in relation to anxiety, sleep, and inflammation. Dr. Naidoo offers practical advice on choosing anti-anxiety foods and avoiding those that exacerbate stress. She emphasizes the importance of hydration, magnesium, and antioxidants, and provides advice on how to help remember key nutrients. This episode also covers the effects of sleep on hunger hormones, the individual response to coffee, and the cautious use of cannabis for anxiety. Dr. Naidoo suggests healthy snacking alternatives and natural sweeteners to reduce inflammation, and aims to empower listeners to improve their mental well-being through informed dietary choices. NEW BOOK - Calm Your Mind with Food (December 26, 2023) A revolutionary full-body approach to relieving anxiety, including anti-anxiety recipes and meal plan guidelines, from bestselling author, chef, nutritionist, and nutritional psychiatrist Uma Naidoo, MD. The United States is facing an unprecedented anxiety crisis. At the same time, scientific and medical knowledge about these conditions is rapidly increasing, with massive strides being made in our understanding of the complex relationship between the mind and the gut. In this groundbreaking guide, Dr. Uma Naidoo presents cutting-edge research about the ways anxiety is rooted in the brain, gut, immune system, and metabolism. Drawing on the latest science on the connection between diet and anxiety, Dr. Naidoo shows us how to effectively use food and nutrition as essential tools for calming the mind. In Calm Your Mind with Food, you’ll learn: Along with guidelines for creating your own personal anti-anxiety meal plan and dozens of supernutrient-forward, delicious recipes, Calm Your Mind with Food will help you boost your immunity, reduce anxiety, and enhance your overall mental well-being. Follow Dr Uma at: @drumanaidoohttps://www.facebook.com/DrUmaNaidoohttps://www.tiktok.com/@dr.umanaidoohttps://www.linkedin.com/in/uma-naidoo-m-d-93813860/https://umanaidoomd.com/ Contact: Jill Cromwell-Wang and Alexis Adlouni

Duration:00:31:52

Clear Thinking

2/8/2024
Dr. David Friedman talks with Shane Parrish, the author of "Clear Thinking." Parrish discusses the importance of recognizing pivotal moments and making clear decisions. He shares insights from his book and his experiences, explaining how to overcome motivational challenges and how to make tough choices. Parrish emphasizes the need for pattern recognition, taking small steps for better decision-making, and avoiding analysis paralysis. They also touch on the impact of digital technology on attention and thinking. Parrish advises on shifting from autopilot to intentional living by setting rules and making decisions that align with one's best self. Order his book here: https://fs.blog/clear/ Newsletter here: https://fs.blog/newsletter Twitter: https://twitter.com/ShaneAParrish Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/farnamstreet/?hl=en

Duration:00:30:16

The Global War on Democracy and Public Health

1/25/2024
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is the founder of Waterkeeper Alliance, as well as Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense. Mr. Kennedy is an esteemed author, with a long list of published books including the New York Times’ bestseller, “Crimes Against Nature.” Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success in helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. His reputation as a resolute defender of the environment and children’s health stems from a litany of successful legal actions. He received recognition for his role in the landmark victory against Monsanto, as well as in the DuPont Case that inspired the movie “Dark Waters” (2019).

Duration:00:39:17

Unexpected: Finding Resilience Through Functional Medicine, Science, and Faith

1/18/2024
Unexpected is a cross between Dr. Carnahan’s memoir about trauma, healing, and recovery coupled with a personal development/self-help guide designed to give practical advice for those seeking solutions to long term chronic illness. Unexpected explores the role faith & spirituality can play in one's healing journey, coming from a medical doctor who has diagnosed and treated countless patients suffering from life-altering disease, and who has also suffered from great loss herself. Unexpected highlights these concepts: Dr. Jill In The Media - LINK HERE Socials/Website: IG: @drjillcarnahan Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlatironFunctionalMedicine Website: https://www.jillcarnahan.com/ Twitter: @DocCarnahan

Duration:00:41:09

New Program PowerSync60

1/4/2024
Why are women never taught how to eat and exercise according to their shifting hormonal needs? That's the issue renowned fitness guru Tony Horton, the visionary behind the widely acclaimed P90X® fitness programs, and esteemed women's health expert Dr. Mindy Pelz, author of The Wall Street Journal best-seller Fast Like A Girl, are looking to solve with the launch of their new workout program Power Sync 60. "Power Sync 60" is a cutting-edge 60-day fitness program meticulously crafted to elevate overall wellness, boost vitality, sculpt physiques, and foster inner strength. This innovative program is designed to combat monotony, mitigate injuries, and transcend plateaus that often hinder conventional fitness routines. "Power Sync 60" isn’t just a workout program, it's a transformative experience tailored to empower women holistically and foster a vibrant sense of community. For more information visit https://powernationfitness.com/

Duration:00:33:28

Why Friendship and Kindness May Be More Important To Your Health Than Diet And Exercise

12/28/2023
We've covered a LOT of diets on this show. From fasting to keto, vegan to paleo, each diet has one common focus: longevity! Science journalist Marta Zaraska says it's not just diet and exercise that helps with our longevity, it's a support network of family and friends. Join Dr. Friedman as he explores how the secret to living a longer life may not be on your plate or fork, but rather through empathy and kindness.

Duration:00:20:59

Pessimism to Optimism

12/21/2023
Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert, popular keynote and TEDx speaker, and the host of top-rated podcast, “Live Greatly,” a show frequently ranked in the top 1% for self-improvement where she talks with the top minds about happiness, leadership, mindset, and success. Kristel is an Integrative Medicine Fellow & Physician Assistant and in 2019, she founded her wellness platform “Live Greatly” to share her message around well-being and success on a larger scale. Today she is here to talk about the power of optimism and how you can embrace a growth mindset, boost resiliency, and improve your relationship with yourself and others. She shares powerful insights into leadership, mental well-being, performance and work/life balance for more happiness, success and profitability. Booking virtual or live events worldwide. You can learn more at https://www.livegreatly.co/

Duration:00:30:02

Vani Hari (The Food Babe) Dispels Popular Myths About Feeding our Kids

12/6/2023
Vani Hari is a revolutionary food activist, a New York Times best-selling author, co-founder of the organic food brand Truvani, and was named one of the “Most Influential People on the Internet” by Time Magazine. Hari started FoodBabe.com to spread information about what is really in the American food supply. She teaches people how to make the right purchasing decisions at the grocery store, how to live an organic lifestyle, and how to travel healthfully around the world. Visit her online at: foodbabe.com and foodbabefamily.com. Her new cookbook, Food Babe Family will officially hit stores October 17, 2023.

Duration:00:32:03

The Healing Power of Music

11/23/2023
Music is something most people enjoy but research shows it also has therapeutic and healing properties. Music can help decrease chronic pain and lower depression. The right song can stimulate serotonin and dopamine levels, the body’s neurotransmitters that regulate emotional well-being. It can help lower heart rate, blood pressure, and reduce the stress hormone called cortisol. Joining Dr. Friedman is Bill Protzmann, an accomplished musician who has spent decades studying the healing power of music. He is a successful IT entrepreneur who holds magna cum laude degrees in piano performance and creative writing. He’s an Associate Member of the American Music Therapy Association and a member of the Healing Music Organization. Dr. Friedman chats with Bill on how to use music functionally in everyday situations including improving performance at work, strengthening communication and relationship skills, and combatting depression.

Duration:00:27:51

Hidden Chemicals Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

10/26/2023
Are you having a hard time losing weight no matter what diet you try? Research shows chemicals in food, the cookware used to prepare it, and even the containers we store our food in may be the cause of the growing obesity epidemic. Exposure to these chemicals has been shown to interfere with the way the body metabolizes fat, which can lead to weight gain, even if you eat a healthful diet and exercise regularly. In this episode of To Your Good Health Radio, Dr. Friedman exposes hidden chemicals that may be sabotaging your weight loss goals and he shares what you can do about it. We hear about a common chemical used in plastics for food and drink storage that mimics estrogen and has been proven to increase fat cell growth, the biggest issue facing our nation is the childhood obesity epidemic, and how to read food labels for “hidden ingredients” that are linked to weight gain.

Duration:00:22:57

Let It Be Easy: Simple Ways to Stop Stressing & Start Living

10/12/2023
Life comes with hardships. For some people being single is difficult, while for others staying married is stressful. Having kids is tough, yet for some people, so is not having children to share their life with. Being overworked can cause stress, but so does being unemployed. Joining us today is Susie Moore: a life coach, and bestselling author of Let It Be Easy. She believes while we can't always control what happens to us, we can choose how we react. Our thoughts, create our emotions, which create our actions, and that in turn creates the life we live. Susie Moore is a former Silicon Valley sales director turned life coach and advice columnist. Her work has been featured on The Today Show, Oprah Business Insider, CNN, and more. Listen to this joyful interview as Susie tells us how to slow down, and enjoy the everyday moments we often fly by rushing to finish our to-do lists. Find out more about her work at www.Susie-Moore.com.

Duration:00:23:15

Let It Be Easy: Simple Ways to Stop Stressing & Start Living

10/12/2023
Life comes with hardships. For some people being single is difficult, while for others staying married is stressful. Having kids is tough, yet for some people, so is not having children to share their life with. Being overworked can cause stress, but so does being unemployed. Joining us today is Susie Moore: a life coach, and bestselling author of Let It Be Easy. She believes while we can't always control what happens to us, we can choose how we react. Our thoughts, create our emotions, which create our actions, and that in turn creates the life we live. Susie Moore is a former Silicon Valley sales director turned life coach and advice columnist. Her work has been featured on The Today Show, Oprah Business Insider, CNN, and more. Listen to this joyful interview as Susie tells us how to slow down, and enjoy the everyday moments we often fly by rushing to finish our to-do lists. Find out more about her work at www.Susie-Moore.com.

Duration:00:23:15

Eat to Beat Disease: Allowing Your Body to Heal Itself

9/28/2023
We've all heard the saying, "you are what you eat." What if you could eat to actually beat disease? Dr. William Li has compiled scientific evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods, that can stave cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. His book, Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself, isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide to the hundreds of healing foods to add to your meals that support the body's defense systems. Listen as Dr. Li joins Dr. Friedman to explain the science of healing and prevention, as well as the strategies for using food to actively transform health.

Duration:00:22:59

Eat to Beat Disease: Allowing Your Body to Heal Itself

9/28/2023
We've all heard the saying, "you are what you eat." What if you could eat to actually beat disease? Dr. William Li has compiled scientific evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods, that can stave cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. His book, Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself, isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide to the hundreds of healing foods to add to your meals that support the body's defense systems. Listen as Dr. Li joins Dr. Friedman to explain the science of healing and prevention, as well as the strategies for using food to actively transform health.

Duration:00:22:58

Tips to Beat Stress

9/14/2023
Stress puts our health at risk, damaging our body’s systems and contributing to irritability, anxiety, depression, headaches, insomnia, and a myriad of other diseases and ailments. But, people can disarm the harmful effects of stress naturally and holistically. Dr. Bradley Nelson offers these six tips for beating the stress of daily life. Listen as Dr. Nelson joins Dr. Friedman to explain why the best remedies for stress are all about kindness and simplicity. He also shares information from his newly expanded and updated book, The Emotion Code.

Duration:00:25:32

Tips to Beat Stress

9/14/2023
Stress puts our health at risk, damaging our body’s systems and contributing to irritability, anxiety, depression, headaches, insomnia, and a myriad of other diseases and ailments. But, people can disarm the harmful effects of stress naturally and holistically. Dr. Bradley Nelson offers these six tips for beating the stress of daily life. Listen as Dr. Nelson joins Dr. Friedman to explain why the best remedies for stress are all about kindness and simplicity. He also shares information from his newly expanded and updated book, The Emotion Code.

Duration:00:25:32

Healthy Lada (Latent Auto-Immune Diabetes in Adults)

8/31/2023
Dr. David Friedman sits down with Jacqueline Haskins, author of "Kick Ass Healthy LADA," to discuss the often overlooked and misdiagnosed form of diabetes called LADA. Haskins shares her personal experience with misdiagnosis and her motivation for raising awareness about LADA. They discuss the conflicting information surrounding diabetes and the importance of proper diagnosis. Haskins explains the difference between prediabetes and LADA, emphasizing the need for early detection. They also discuss the difference in treatment for type 2, type 1, and LADA diabetes. Haskins encourages individuals to advocate for themselves and request the antibody test for accurate diagnosis. Find more information at http://healthylada.com

Duration:00:18:02

Healthy Lada (Latent Auto-Immune Diabetes in Adults)

8/31/2023
Dr. David Friedman sits down with Jacqueline Haskins, author of "Kick Ass Healthy LADA," to discuss the often overlooked and misdiagnosed form of diabetes called LADA. Haskins shares her personal experience with misdiagnosis and her motivation for raising awareness about LADA. They discuss the conflicting information surrounding diabetes and the importance of proper diagnosis. Haskins explains the difference between prediabetes and LADA, emphasizing the need for early detection. They also discuss the difference in treatment for type 2, type 1, and LADA diabetes. Haskins encourages individuals to advocate for themselves and request the antibody test for accurate diagnosis. Find more information at http://healthylada.com

Duration:00:18:02

Extraordinary Awakenings: When Trauma Leads to Transformation

8/24/2023
Did you know when a broken bone heals, it comes back stronger? More calcium is laid down in the matrix than before. In fact, you're more likely to break a bone that has never been through a trauma than one that has been broken and made a comeback. Our guest today, Dr. Steve Taylor believes this metaphor also applies to everyday life. When we break we tend to come back stronger than before! His new book, Extraordinary Awakenings shows just how we can harness the ability to transform through turmoil. This book showcases people that have been broken but made a comeback following intense hardships. We'll discuss resiliency, the process of bereavement, and rebuilding hope for the future. Dr. Taylor is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University and the author of 13 best-selling books on psychology and spirituality. He's the current chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. He's the author of 13 books, which have been published in 20 languages, and also writes blog articles for Scientific America and Psychology Today. Purchase Extraordinary Awakenings on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1608687678

Duration:00:23:24

Extraordinary Awakenings: When Trauma Leads to Transformation

8/24/2023
Did you know when a broken bone heals, it comes back stronger? More calcium is laid down in the matrix than before. In fact, you're more likely to break a bone that has never been through a trauma than one that has been broken and made a comeback. Our guest today, Dr. Steve Taylor believes this metaphor also applies to everyday life. When we break we tend to come back stronger than before! His new book, Extraordinary Awakenings shows just how we can harness the ability to transform through turmoil. This book showcases people that have been broken but made a comeback following intense hardships. We'll discuss resiliency, the process of bereavement, and rebuilding hope for the future. Dr. Taylor is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University and the author of 13 best-selling books on psychology and spirituality. He's the current chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. He's the author of 13 books, which have been published in 20 languages, and also writes blog articles for Scientific America and Psychology Today. Purchase Extraordinary Awakenings on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1608687678

Duration:00:23:24