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Super Size Me: 10 Years Later

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: In the past 10 years, have you really learned anything about what processed fast food does to your health?
Air Date: 3/12/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Guest Bio: Alexandra Jamieson, CHHC, AADP
alexAlexandra Jamieson CHHC, AADP, is an author, holistic nutrition and lifestyle coach, detox expert, professionally trained healthy gourmet chef, and "cravings whisperer."

She has been seen on Oprah, Martha Stewart Living, CNN, Fox News, USA Today and People Magazine. Alex was the co-star and creator of the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me and the The Great American Detox Diet and offers remarkably sane – and tasty – advice on how to detox, live healthfully and feel fantastic.

She lives in Brooklyn where she juggles, somewhat gracefully, raising her six-year-old son, running her company AlexandraJamieson.com, and riding her bicycle to the food co-op.
Super Size Me: 10 Years Later
Super Size Me is an American documentary that follows Morgan Spurlock for a 30-day period as he strictly eats only McDonald's. Sounds disgusting, right? But Spurlock wanted to highlight and focus on how unhealthy and damaging fast food is on your body and mind.

The results were eye opening. Spurlock gained 24 ½ pounds, saw a 13 percent body mass increase, reached a cholesterol level of 230 and experienced mood swings, sexual dysfunction and fat accumulation in his liver.

Ten years later, processed fatty foods are still in high demand and health issues such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease are on the rise.

Have you ever experienced physical symptoms (bloating, fatigue, heart burn, upset stomach, headaches) and emotional symptoms (irritable, mood swings, etc.) after you've eaten unhealthy foods?

It's time to change what and how you eat.

Author, holistic nutrition and lifestyle coach, detox expert and professionally trained healthy gourmet chef, Alexandra Jamieson, CHHC, AADP, shares why it's important to eat real food, as well as ways to get yourself to love to cook for yourself again.
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