If you have young kids and you let them catch some cartoons so you can get things done around the house, you’ve most likely seen how commercials tell our kids everything that they need. From toys to Lucky Charms, Madison Avenue knows what it’s doing. And my guest today, Dr Drew Hanks has done some really interesting research behind how our kids make less nutritional choices because of all the advertising that’s out there. He’s a behavioral economist who focuses on consumer food choice and eating and the economic and psychological factors that influence these decisions.
Dr. Hanks says that his research and [...]
Really a privilege to have Dr. Andrew Lustig on today who is out there in poverty stricken areas helping to make the world a better place with his company Global Outreach Doctors. These dedicated medical volunteers are using Eastern and Western medicine in all corners of the world that have seen disasters and suffer from severe poverty. Dr. Lustig left the corporate world and became a naturopath doctor so he could be more involved in making a difference instead of just being a bystander.
And the really cool thing that he’s doing in all of these countries that is different from a lot of the humanitarian organizations is getting [...]
One of the worst things about the current healthcare system in the United States is the lack of choice we have as consumers. Most of us aren’t able to choose our own doctors or to have a say in the care that we receive. If Matt Reimann has his way, personalized health will change this.
Matt Reimann is the Australian-born founder of ph360. His goal is to create a system of personalized health that will give each of us control over our medical future.
The United States consistently ranks second worldwide in terms of dollars spent for healthcare, yet we are ranked 24th by the World Health Organization for life expectancy. Our system [...]
The earth is predominately covered in water and, since time immemorial, marine life has made important contributions to the progression of human civilization. Just for examples’ sake, we call to mind how important aquatically derived products have been to different peoples across times and places. The ancient Greeks and Romans used shellfish to create vibrant dyes for beautiful fabric. Native Americans along the East Coast of what is now the U.S. practiced supplementation of their crops with clamming, while Inuit peoples to the far north made clothing, shelter, food, and oil alike from seals and whales. Indeed, entire civilizations in Polynesia and other parts [...]