Today we’re diving deep into the brain, talking about how concussions from contact sports can cause serious long-term damage to our children. But first, are you addicted food? We’ve all done it, digging something out of the trash and eating it. But new research suggests it may not be your fault, your brain may be working against you when it comes to food addiction.
“They’re completely out of control.” –Dr. Pamela Peeke
Next, we met Shayla White, who’s so hooked on sugar she puts it on everything – pasta, meatloaf, fried chicken, you name it. She needs that sugar rush; without it she gets fidgety and irritable. But now she’s so heavy, she’s unable to do the things she loves.
“I wake up thinking about sugar.” –Shayla White
Think you may be struggling with food or sugar addiction? Dr. Peeke reveals her four-week detox plan to end your food addictions for life.
“We are in a landmine of cues.” –Dr. Pamela Peeke
On to the next part of our show- hard hits, little heads. We know concussions are a problem for the pros, but what impact do they have on our kids? According to Dr. Robert Cantu, a leading neurosurgeon and author of Concussions and our Kids, even pee-wee players can pack a dangerous punch.
“We strongly advocate youngsters under the age of 14 not play tackle football.” –Dr. Robert Cantu
Joan Pelly knows far too well about the dangers of concussions. Her son Eric, an avid rugby, hockey and football player, died as a result of a concussion. She said Eric gave everything he had to sports, and wants other athletes to stop just short of giving everything they have.