4 Food Groups to Prevent Heart Disease, Improve Memory & Lose Weight

From the Show: Wellness for Life
Summary: What are the four "food groups" you should be eating every day?
Air Date: 3/18/16
Duration: 10
Host: Susanne Bennett, DC
Guest Bio: Steven Masley, MD
Steven-MasleySteven Masley, M.D., is a physician, nutritionist, author, speaker, and award-winning patient educator. He has devoted his medical career to the study of heart disease and aging, and has published significant research on these subjects in leading medical journals. His passion is empowering people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive medical assessments and lifestyle changes. 

Dr. Masley has received the award of Fellow from three prestigious organizations: the American Heart Association, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida, and he teaches programs at Eckerd College. Dr. Masley sees patients from across North America at the Masley Optimal Health Center in St Petersburg, FL. 

Dr. Masley has published several health books, SMART FAT, The 30 Day Heart Tune-Up, Ten Years Younger, and numerous scientific articles. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Today Show, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), plus over 250 media interviews. He also completed a chef internship at the Four Seasons Restaurant in Seattle and has performed cooking demonstrations at Canyon Ranch, Pritikin Longevity Center, and on multiple television appearances.
Dr. Jason Jones has been a practicing Chiropractor and advocate for natural health and healing since 2000. Dr. Jones owns and operates a very successful family oriented private practice in Elizabeth City, NC. In addition he is the host of the very popular podcast, Healthy Families Made Easy, on iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud, where he interviews health experts on a regular basis to teach families how to grow healthier together. He loves being active from running half marathons, marathons, obstacles races, martial arts and functional fitness. Dr. Jones also deep passion for nutrition and teaching others to live their very best lives and speaks regularly to groups and organizations to get the message of natural health out to the masses.
  • Book Title: Smart Fat
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/masleymd/
4 Food Groups to Prevent Heart Disease, Improve Memory & Lose Weight
In his book, Smart Fat, Dr. Steven Masley explains how you can eat fat to prevent heart disease, improve memory, and lose weight.

A key component of following Dr. Masley's approach includes incorporating his four "food groups" into your daily diet.

These food groups include:

1) Smart fats: nuts, nut oil, olive oil, dark chocolate, seafood, avocado, coconut oil (five servings a day).
2) Fiber-rich foods: vegetables, fruits, beans and nuts (10 servings a day).
3) Clean protein: pasture-raised, grass-fed/grass-finished animal protein, as well as wild fish (5 servings a day).
4) Flavor-rich foods: spices and herbs.

Listen in as Dr. Masley joins Dr. Susanne to share more about his book and how eating these foods on daily basis can improve your overall health and longevity.