Our radio program Heartwise with Charles Mills is a thirty minute program in which we discuss a variety of health topics and answers questions that are sent in to our Ask The Doctor page. We explore the balance in healthcare and interview a variety of healers. To find additional stations worldwide where you can listen to Heartwise visit 3ABN Radio or Lifetalk Radio. Or if you’d prefer you can subscribe to our Podcast on Stitcher, available on IOS and Android mobile devices.
Recently on Heartwise Radio
Cholesterol buildup in our arteries can lead to our quick and permanent death. What triggers the event? Seems cholesterol is a double-edged sword… literally. Dr. Michael Greger examines this and other little known facts about health and well-being. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
Thanks to an overabundance of processed foods, most of us don’t know how to cook. Because of this, we’re missing the powerful, regenerative properties offered by whole-foods. Chef Del Sroufe comes to our rescue with a new cookbook and practical suggestions for turning meal time into healing time. (www.chefdelsroufe.com)
How did the scientific community come to realize the incredible power of plants to heal the human body and mind? It took decades and some very dedicated people who were not afraid to buck tradition. Dr. Hans Diehl, founder of the Complete Health Improvement Program shares insights into this […]
When it comes to sound nutrition, there’s a new kid on the block. Actually, it’s an old kid that scientists are just beginning to recognize. Dr. Marcum introduces us to probiotics and the powerful way they can impact our health.
Dreena Burton has written a cookbook with a twist. Each and every recipe included has been thoroughly tested by her three daughters ages 14, 10, and 5. You know they have to be good! Dreena invites you to make yours a plant-powered family and shares how to do it. […]
We’re all burdened by societal pressures, financial crises, wars, bullying, broken families, or out of control depression. For some, the “permanent solution to a temporary problem” seems the only way out. Dr. McDowell offers workable alternatives. (www.AdeleRyanMcDowell.com)
Child-raising has always been a challenge. Today that task seems monumental. LaShawn Wells is daddy to three daughters. He’s written a book called “The 7 Principles of Faith-Based Parenting” and offers suggestions for successfully raising children in a world gone mad. (www.rightchoicecoaching.com)
Cheri Peters spent her teenage years living on the streets of Los Angeles. If you think that’s romantic, think again. However, as you’ll soon discover, God isn’t deterred by streets or the people who call them home. Sometimes, when we’re at our worst, God does His best work. (www.truestep.org)
Life can be a challenge. We certainly don’t need to add health issues to our daily existence. But, how do we live well in an unwell world? Heartwise founder/director Dr. James Marcum shares tips and guidelines for keeping our minds and bodies in tip-top shape.
In the world of health and wellbeing, hearsay and speculation often drive our actions. Dr. Michael Greger wants us to know the facts—the nutrition facts that can alter our health for the good. No more hearsay. No more speculation. Just healing science. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
It’s a program that combines scientific information with social interaction, allowing participants to choose their level of health. The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is making a difference in people’s lives every day. Dr. Hans Diehl is its founder. (www.chiphealth.com)
A few short decades ago, German-born epidemiologist Hans Diehl decided that sickness was more than the result of out-of-control genetics or environmental issues. His discoveries led him to create a health education program that’s impacting lives worldwide. (www.chiphealth.com)
They’re hidden inside of us, holding us up, forming the structure that shapes the way we move and look. But we can harm them in some rather surprising ways. Dr. James Marcum talks about bones and what we need to do to keep them healthy and strong.
There’s little doubt that a whole-food, plant exclusive diet is optimum for the human body. But how about the furry, wiggly, sleep-at-the-end-of-your-bed bodies belonging to our favorite four-legged friends? Experienced veterinarian Lorelei Wakefield offers insights and ideas into keeping our dogs and cats healthy. www.animalconsultants.org
On July 3, 2012, Laurie Minner’s husband, Ray, dropped dead. No warning. No pain. No good-byes. How does a wife survive such a tragedy? Laurie offers insights into living through grief and finding her way back from death’s dark door.
A newly released film is set to shake up the world of health and wellness. Son of “The China Study” author T. Colin Campbell, Nelson Campbell explains the incredible impact creating the movie had on the people involved. www.plantpurenation.com
Suzanna McGee, former Ms. Natural Olympia body-building champion, and presently a competitive tennis player, performance coach and injury prevention specialists shares insights from her new book “The Athlete’s Simple Guide to a Plant-Based Lifestyle.”
There are times in life when being safe, careful, and in control come apart at the seams. Like it or not, you’re going to need a handy first aid kit. Dr. James Marcum offers suggestions for what it should contain.
Longtime Australian organic farmer and president of the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements Andre Leu pulls back the curtain to reveal hidden truths concerning the “safe” pesticides we put on our plants and in our bodies. (ifoam.org)
Fear has had a new name these days. That name is “Ebola” and many people around the world are running scared—and for good reason. Ebola is deadly. However, Dr. David DeRose has written a book on the topic and offers some insights and good news concerning this dreaded condition. […]
A new museum is taking root in Washington, D.C. But this one is different. Its main focus is not science, geography, art, or culture. It’s an entire museum dedicated to one book – the Bible! Cary Summers, COO of the museum, shares details and offers an invitation. (museumofthebible.org)
Modern medicine is pretty amazing sometimes, and nowhere is this more obvious than what doctors can do in and around the human heart. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum shares some of the many advances taking place in this arena.
When it’s cold and flu season, we don’t have to fall victim to each wandering bug or virus. Nutritarian and well-known physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman explains how we can fight back—and win—the cold wars. (www.drfuhrman.com)
Although modern medicine dominates most cultures, there’s a revival of traditional, plant-based healing in many countries. This revival is being led mostly by women. Author Holly Bellebuono shares what she discovered while traveling the world. (www.vineyardherbs.com)
Hospitals are designed to help cure sickness. Unfortunately, some medical facilities are allowing and promoting the very things that are making us sick. Dr. Michael Greger offers insights and suggestions. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
Heartwise founder/director Dr. James Marcum identifies unique challenges facing women today when it comes to their hearts. Prevention is key.
A lot has been written about Alzheimer’s disease. Stefania Silvestri offers a unique perspective of what happens when dementia strikes, not an elderly person near the end of life, but an individual in the prime of life—her father. The book, “Beside the Mountain” reveals her agonizing journey. (www.stefania-silvestri.com)
Naturopathic doctor Connie Sanchez says that many of today’s chronic diseases are the result of living out of harmony with the irrefutable and unchanging laws of nature. Thankfully, there’s hope for even the toughest cases. (www.veganND.com)
Sometimes the comforting beat, beat, beat of the human heart malfunctions. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum dissects atrial fibrillation and shares some proven ways to calm the wayward heart. (www.heartwiseministires.org)
Ready, writing, and arithmetic. These have long been the main focus of early childhood education. Today, science is discovering another essential element for learning. Food. Jill Eckart, nutrition program manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine explains. (www.pcrm.org)
Theres a word we hope we never have to hear coming from the lips of our physician. That word is cancer. Registered dietician Cameron Wells, provides research-proven guidelines on how to keep that disease–and that word–from entering our lives. (www.pcrm.org)
The human body contains incredible self healing powers. Yet we as a modern society tend to get in the way of that process with everything we eat, drink, or do. Health counselor Dr. David Klein offers insights into how to work with ours bodies, not against them, as we […]
Colitis and Crohns Disease are killers. What are the causes? Genetics? Environment? Health counselor Dr. David Klein reviews the causes and cures of inflamed bowels and provides hope to those suffering from this debilitating condition. http://www.colitisandcrohnscenter.com/
Constipation isn’t something talked about in polite company. But maybe it should be, because the inability to dispose of waste material can created a cascade of health problems. Clinical nutritionist Dr. Michael Greger provides timely tips for keeping things moving. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
The human mind and body are so interconnected that even our thoughts can affect our health both in a good and bad way. How is this possible? Dr. James Marcum explains.
Alzheimers disease is a devastating progressive condition that robs people of their past and, ultimately, their present. And its on the rise. Is there anything we can do to help stem that terrible tide? Anne Bunner, Ph.D, provides insights and answers concerning the saddest disease on earth. (www.PCRM.org)
Many people say, Id rather die than change my diet. More often than not, they get their wish. Sharon Palmer, author of The Plant-Powered Diet offers lively and practical suggestions for making the transition that can keep many of us from eating ourselves into an early grave. (www.sharonpalmer.com)
Sadness seems to be a necessary part of life. But there are certain sadnesses that many of us simply cant face alone. Cortney Needham, associate chaplain at Florida Hospital, East Orlando, shares insight into how to deal with grief and the dark uncertainty it brings.
They’ve gone and done it. The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease. Is this really a good call? Dr. James Marcum weighs in on the pros and cons of the medical profession now telling us: Not only are you fat, you’re sick!