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Your Best Health Prescription: Exercise is Medicine

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: What if there was one prescription that could prevent and treat dozens of diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity?
Air Date: 4/30/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Pamela Peeke, MD
PamPeeke DoctorCoat0009Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. Calling herself an "edutainer", Dr. Peeke uses her trademark wit and wisdom to provide audiences with a healthy lifestyle message in such a memorable and entertaining style that she is one of the most requested physician speakers in America. She has been named one of America's top physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Peeke has teamed with the US Surgeon General to create the Surgeon General Walks for a Healthy and Fit Nation.

Dr Peeke is the lifestyle expert for WebMD's 90 million members, using a multimedia educational approach that includes The Everyday Fitness with Dr. Pam Peeke blogs, newsletters, podcasts and her healthy diet and lifestyle community exchange.

Dr. Peeke's newest book, The Hunger Fix: The 3-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction, launched September 21st on Katie Couric's new show, followed by Good Morning America, Nightline and a bicoastal book tour. Within 5 days of launch, The Hunger Fix became a New York Times bestseller.
  • Book Title: The Hunger Fix
Your Best Health Prescription: Exercise is Medicine
What if there was one prescription that could prevent and treat dozens of diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity?

Would you take it?

Of course you would! Especially if it had no dangerous side effects.

The guiding principles of Exercise is Medicine® are designed to help improve the health and well-being of our nation through a regular physical activity prescription from doctors and other health care providers.

Join us as special guest Dr. Pamela Peeke shares tips offered by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
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