Sep 19, 2020
Is your child overweight? Would you like to know what you can do about it? Sugar has shifted the health trajectory of our entire nation. Understanding some of the issues with sugary foods and making some simple dietary changes can have a tremendous impact on your health and the health of your children.
We’re excited to have Dr. Michael Goran and Dr. Emily Ventura joining us today to talk about their new book, Sugarproof. We dive right into the sugar issue and talk about the impact that sugar has on the mental, physical, and academic health of our children in today’s episode. We’re sure you’re going to enjoy our conversation, so stay tuned for more!
Dr. Goran is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, which is affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He is Program Director for Diabetes and Obesity at The Saban Research Institute, and he holds the Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Endowed Chair in Childhood Obesity and Diabetes. He also serves as Co-Director of the USC Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute.
Dr. Emily Ventura is a nutrition educator, public health advocate, writer, and cook. She did her BA in Biology in Society with an additional concentration in Latin American Studies at Cornell University, and she later went on to complete her Masters in Public Health and Doctorate of Philosophy in Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California. She has spent ten years of research experience in public health with a focus on dietary strategies for the prevention of obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Be sure to listen in today to find out about the real impact that sugar has on our children and the health of our nation.
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Everyday Wellness is not just another health podcast. Your host, Cynthia Thurlow (nurse practitioner and nutrition/IF expert) has over 20 years of experience in clinical medicine and wellness. Her mission is to bring you the best, science-backed yet practical information to improve your physical and mental wellness every day. She is a busy mompreneur and knows how important your time is. She has designed this podcast to be short in time and big on impact. She interviews a variety of guests in the field of health and wellness, and discusses important issues, and provide practical strategies that you can use in your real life.