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5 Steps to Kill Hidden Bad Bugs in Your Gut that Make You Sick

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DOCTORS ARE TRAINED TO IDENTIFY DISEASES by where they are located. If you have asthma, it’s considered a lung problem; if you have rheumatoid arthritis, it must be a joint problem; if you have acne, doctors see it as a skin problem; if you are overweight, you must have a metabolism problem; if you have […]

7 Ways to Reverse Obesity and Diabetes

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What disease affects EVERY other American and one in four kids? Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Type 2 diabetes in America has tripled since the 1980s, and researchers estimate one in three Americans will have diabetes by mid-century. More than one-third of American adults are obese1. And one in three Medicare dollars is spent on […]

Food Bites with Dr. Hyman – Raw Honey/Pure Maple Syrup?

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Roxanne L asks:  Are raw honey and/or pure maple syrup good sweetener substitutions? Dear Roxanne, With the holidays upon us we know there will be a lot of interest in dessert, so thank you for your question, Roxanne! The short answer is that all sweeteners impact your metabolism. Whether it is the toxic overload from […]

Get Through the Holidays without Feeling Sick and Gaining Weight!

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I always advocate preparing your own meals whenever you can. Making your own meals saves you time and money, plus you know exactly what goes into everything you prepare. Today when you take a trip, you have to take real food with you. It’s not your fault that you can’t find real food in the […]

The Easiest Thing You Can Do for Weight Loss and Longevity

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I had a patient not too long ago who struggled to lose weight. A quick look at her food journal revealed why. To save calories, she skipped breakfast and simply sipped on coffee or one of those “skinny lattes” that actually contain a good bit of sugar. She’s not alone. “I hate breakfast,” many patients […]

Food Bites with Dr. Hyman – Eliminate Grains and Beans Too?

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Rachel R asks: For the last 6 months, I have kept my diet free of sugar, dairy, gluten and oats. I couldn’t imagine now eliminating rice and legumes but certain communities insist they are bad too. What gives – it is becoming ridiculously hard to feed myself! Dear Rachel, Way to go on detoxing your diet! […]

How Chronic Stress Creates Hormonal Havoc

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“If you really knew what was happening to you when you are stressed, you would freak out. It’s not pretty,” I said during the 2013 Third Metric women’s conference. I wasn’t kidding. I could write several books about stress’s massive, chronic havoc on your body. If you want to avoid stress, you’ve been born in the […]

15 Ideas to Survive the Holidays While Feeling and Looking Great!

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It’s holiday time!  This is when we are all tempted (even me) to indulge and eat too many things that taste good but make us feel bad.  Then, of course, we promise ourselves to go into food rehab right after the holidays.  But what if you could enjoy the holidays, have amazing food and not […]

Leg of Lamb Stuffed With Kale, Pine Nuts, Olives and Sun-dried Tomatoes

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Rekindled exercise

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Back in the day, I lettered in track and cross country. I also pole vaulted. I was district champion and was in the best shape of my life. That was many years ago. Then, I graduated from high school and a couple years later started a family and went to work full time to support my family. […]

6 Simple Strategies to Eat Healthy When You Don’t Have Time

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“How do I make smart eating choices on a busy schedule?” patients frequently ask.  As a busy doctor, I can understand how eating healthy might feel like a herculean demand and become short shift among the numerous demands in your life. While eating healthy on a time budget does require a little planning, it’s easier […]

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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Satisfy that holiday sweet tooth with this healthy Pumpkin Spice Cookies recipe! Look for aluminum-free baking powder the next time you go shopping. Aluminum may pose potential risks to our health as a neurotoxin. While the dose makes the poison, some studies show a relationship with aluminum that is stored in the body and neuro-disorders […]

Halloween Tricks or Treats for the Stallmans!

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The month of October is a special time for our family. We have three October birthdays, and Mike and I married on Halloween. We always enjoy celebrating the last holiday of October and our anniversary with great festive Halloween fun. In past years, we always started our evening with a carb laden and sugar laced […]