Today’s house call focuses on a topic very personal to me. “Mark, what would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer?” a friend recently asked. I’ve had a lot of time to think about this. I’ve sadly seen a lot of cancer in my life, both with my own family and with patients. The […]
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 […]
“My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat,” writes this week’s house call. “Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips to help with a fatty liver?” Indeed, your doctor is right to feel concern: Fatty liver is a dangerous yet misunderstood disease. In America, it affects 90 […]
With a few veggies and precooked chicken sausage, you can have this satisfying, savory frittata from my new book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, on the table in under 45 minutes, perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch. Serve with diced avocado and fresh berries on the side. Click here to view the PDF version.
You won’t miss the bun with these moist and flavorful turkey burgers from my new book Eat Fat, Get Thin. Click here to view the PDF version.
“Dr. Hyman, my father has heart disease, his father did too, and I’m obviously concerned about my own heart,” writes this week’s house call. “What can I do to prevent heart disease?” Most importantly, please know while genetics contributes to some degree, many other factors completely within your control can contribute to or reverse heart […]
With artichoke hearts and avocado, this colorful and hearty kale salad from my new book, Eat Fat, Get Thin will fill you up and fuel you with veggies, healthy fats, and plenty of protein. To save prep time, wash and chop the kale and bake the bacon ahead of time. Click here for the PDF […]
“I read recently that lack of sleep can lead to chronic disease and other problems,” writes this week’s house call. “I have kids, a job with crazy hours and personal stress. I struggle to get a great night’s sleep.” Sadly, your situation has become all too common in our stressed-out, super-busy, hyper-caffeinated, modern world. Among […]
Crisp lettuce leaves spread with creamy guacamole, topped with spicy beef, cool cabbage, tomato, and cilantro, and finished with squeezes of tart lime juice make a great lunch that won’t weigh you down. You’ll love this recipe from my new book, Eat Fat, Get Thin. Click here to view PDF version.
“Ever since I started using coconut oil, my cholesterol has spiked,” writes this week’s house call. “I’m afraid coconut oil with all that saturated fat is creating more harm than good. Should I continue to use it?” Since I expressed my love for medium-chain triglyceride oil or MCT oil, I’ve received this question several times. […]
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Epigenetics suggests that our behavior can influence which of our genes are turned on or off. This has been one of the biggest breakthroughs in medicine. Most people tend to attribute far too much power to their genes. I’ve seen thousands of patients who have blamed genetics for their ailments and diseases, however it is […]
Adding a tossed green salad to any meal is a great way to increase your vegetables. Dark leafy salad greens are packed with nutrition. The darker the leaves, the better the nutrients – so pass on the iceberg. With so many varieties of greens at the market today, experiment and try some new ones! When […]
Do you believe every stupid thought you have? It took me a while to break that bad habit. I used to listen to my own mind like it actually had all the right answers. Sometimes it did and I am grateful for that. I like my mind most of the time. In fact, it has […]
Other than politics and religion, nutrition is one of the most divisive areas of debate. I’ve dedicated my life’s work to finding and telling truth about what makes us sick and fat, and most importantly, to the study of food as medicine and to the science of creating health. About ten years ago, I started […]