Mind-Body-Spirit is about discovering how to take control of your health, longevity, and well-being during a time of ever-expanding abundance and cultural indulgence. These circumstances have led to more than sixty percent of the people in our country being overweight and out of shape, and currently we’re on the verge of an epidemic of obesity and diabetes. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, you can achieve good health by making wise choices about how you live.
Rod Rhoades, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Rhoades was, until his retirement in 2003, department chair of Cellular and Integrative Physiology. He has more than thirty-five years of experience in medical research and medical education. He has published numerous research articles and reviews. Dr. Rhoades is also author and co-editor of Human Physiology and Medical Physiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine, respectively. He enjoys family, reading, traveling, and restoring older cars.
Jim McDonald, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the Indiana University School of Dentistry where he taught Nutrition, Molecular Biology, and Oral Disease Prevention for thirty-six years; he also served as the Dean of Education at the School of Dentistry.
We’re in the midst of one the biggest cultural changes in the history of this country. Approximately seventy-five million so-called baby boomers, individuals born after World War II, are either retired or are taking retirement. Moreover, this generation of people will live much longer than their parents, and as a result, they will encounter and need to navigate through more changes than their parents did.