Welcome to "Healing and You" Radio

Welcome to the "Healing and You" Radio website. Here, we provide you with access to health audio clips that you can use to help you maximize your health (see information categories in the right-hand column, under "Labels"). This site comes from the "Healing and You" radio show on radio station KWAI, AM 1080, Sunday at 8pm in Hawaii, the integrative medicine capital of the U.S.

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Monday, December 17, 2007

Happy Holiday Purple Drink

Have a happy holiday! Your brain won't shrink with this purple drink

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Chocolate: The Good, The Bad, and the Delicious

For the Holidays, I think this is a good light article. You can find it by clicking CHOCOLATE ARTICLE

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Worse Than Smoking? Part III

Hear how second-hand tobacco smoke causes heart attacks in non-smokers.

A Personal Story of Reversing Diabetes and Hypertension

Here is one person's personal account of how she turned diabetes and blood pressure around so she now needs much less medication and how her husband also turned his health around as a result.

Monday, October 8, 2007

Worse Than Smoking? Part II

In addition to known risk for heart disease and cancer, second-hand, tobacco smoke increases risk for a surprising number of other diseases. Second-hand smoke exposure raises risk for breast cancer by 68% to 120% in young women. Hear what researchers are now discovering about second-hand and even third-hand smoke.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

A New Miracle Fruit?

Researchers have found new anti-cancer properties in substances known as "triterpenoids" in a surprising fruit. It gives the term "an apple a day ..." new meaning. Click the button to hear more.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Worse Than Smoking? Part I

What's worse than smoking? Concentrations of many cancer-causing and toxic chemicals are higher in second-hand smoke than in the smoke inhaled by smokers. According to the 2006 surgeon General's report, there is NO safe level of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke.

Monday, September 24, 2007

Eating Affects Your Genes (Really!)

A new report indicates that our genetic makeup has been affected by what we eat. Researchers have found that over time, humans have developed the ability to digest starch better and better possibly to feed the increasing size of the brain. This may be an indication of selection in favor of grain eaters. This may be an indication that humans are indeed intended to eat grains, tubers or other unprocessed high carb foods as a principal food.

Eating and Evolution Part 2: Humans Thrived on Carbs

Is the ideal diet for humans based on meat? or is it based on grains? Remember, humans only thrived after the agricultural revolution when we began to eat large amounts of complex carbs from grains. Click here for more:

Diet and Evolution Part 3: We Need Grains for Brains

Have we evolved to be grain-eaters? After all, carbs and B complex from whole grains support the high energy requirement for the optimal function of brain matter.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

So, You Thought Smoking Only Caused Lung Cancer?

Hear about some of the other illnesses smoking increases your risk for including, heart disease, stroke, mental decline, lupus, erectile dysfunction, arthritis, breast cancer, osteoporosis, leukemia, blindness ...

Monday, September 17, 2007

Grains Prevent Diabetes

Who said grains cause diabetes. According to a new study, it appears that eating grains - whole grains - prevents diabetes.

Medications: Is the Treatment Worse Than the Disease?

Over the past several years, reported deaths from side effects of medications have risen nearly 300%! When will our healthcare system learn? Isn't it time we took control of our own health?

Is Osteoporosis Reversible?

Learn how osteoporosis may be reversible after all.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Obesity Virus??!!

Now what? Researchers have found a virus?! may be one cause of obesity. Hear about this unexpected finding.

Meats and Refined Carbs Promote Colon Cancer

Another study, this time with people who already had colon cancer, shows that diet can prevent cancer recurrence.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Meds for Heartburn Riskier Than We Thought

Three recent articles put the public on notice for risk of heart disease, and osteoporosis for medications like Protonix and Nexium, and for risk of dementia with medications such as Tagamet and Zantac and other medications for heartburn or "gastroesophageal reflux".

Sunday, August 12, 2007

New Dangers of Diabetes Meds

A new report highlights the dangers of a popular diabetes medication, Avandia. Click the audio button to hear the report.

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Alcohol --- Moderate Drinking Good For Health?

Part 1. Can Alcohol Shrink Your Brain?
Click below to hear about moderate drinking's effect on your brain as reported at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting this year.

Part 2. Moderate Drinking Good For Your Heart?
Maybe not. Click below to hear why.

Part 3. Drinking Alcohol May Promote Breast Cancer
Researchers fear drinking may promote breast cancer. Click below to hear why.

Part 4. 33% Chance You May Have an Alcohol Problem and Don't Know It
Click below and find out why.

Friday, August 10, 2007

Is Obesity Contagious?

Is Obesity Contagious? Maybe, according to a new report published in the July 26 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. Click below to hear our "Healing and You" radio report.

Click here for a link to a video about the study.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Fruit and Veggie Nonsense

This week, a little bombshell went off in nutrition news when Associated Press reported that a low-fat diet high in fruit and veggies was shown to be ineffective in preventing the recurrence of breast cancer. Click on the Audio play button below and hear why this is nonsense.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Cocoa is Healthy?

New research suggests cocoa is healhty for you.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Coronary Artery Disease and Vegan Diet

Coronary Artery Disease and Vegan Diet
Dr. Terry Shintani answers a caller's question about whether a vegan diet will cause a reversal of coronary artery plaque.

Prostate Cancer
Report by Dr. Diane with Commentary by Dr. Shintani

What About Supplements and Digestive Enzymes?

Healing and You Radio

Welcome to Healing and You Radio. Here are some short audio clips from the radio show that you can use to get healthier right away.