Earlier this year, Refinery29 published an article about the curious paradox of being a foodie recovering from an eating disorder. The author’s hesitant conclusion was that an epicurean tongue may be impeding her efforts to regain her health, but do eating disorder recovery and a deep love for food need to be mutually exclusive? In tenth grade, I was obsessed …
On “The Gary Null Show” today, Gary goes over these topics to help you become a better you. Click on the links and learn more in one show then most people learn in a week.
How diet influences our genes
China pays price of western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity
No time to get fit? Think again
Yoga may have health benefits for people with asthma
Chronic inflammation leads to imbalanced blood system and potentially Cancer risk
Vitamin D insufficiency, low rate of DNA methylation in black teens may increase disease risk
Chronically ill for years – Aspartame Poisoning – do you have the symptoms
7 Amazing healing powers of aloe vera
Gary takes a quick break and plays this classic jam: Earth, Wind & Fire – Let’s Groove. Gary gives a preview of Friday’s show on Vaccines and gives the number to call if you are not near the internet and need to listen 712-775-6850. Gary teases his next 4 documentaries coming soon. Starting on Saturday, June 11th, for 3 hours every other Saturday for 3 months, Gary will be taking on anti-aging and helping you regrow your hair and tightening up your skin and helping you get your weight down and body fat down to 12 percent. Then back to the show, Gary played these two videos:
VIDEO: Prince EA – Can We Auto-Correct Humanity? – Why I Refuse to Let Technology Control Me. You need not delete your social networks or destroy your cell phones, the message is simple, be balanced, be mindful, be present, be here
VIDEO: War on Boys – Whatever happened to letting “boys be boys?” Take these two cases: In one, a seven-year-old boy was sent home for nibbling a Pop Tart into a gun. In another, a teacher was so alarmed by a picture drawn by a student (of a sword fight), that the boy’s parents were summoned in for a conference. In short, boys in America’s schools are routinely punished for being active, competitive, and restless. In other words, boys can no longer be boys. Christina Hoff Sommers, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, explains how we can change this.
Gary takes a call from a teacher about how boys are treated nowadays in schools.
Americans are ballooning up — adults and kids alike. Suddenly, normal food portions are super sized, clothing manufacturers are resorting to sizes 0, 00, and even 000 to avoid offending touchy customers, and people are spilling over the armrests of their airplane seats.
We’re left wondering… what on earth happened?
What are the repercussions of this alarming trend?
What do we need to do about it?
Host Carla Atherton interviews David White about his Childhood Obesity Project: