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 […]
Today my friend and colleague, Dr. Amy Myers, is sharing her comforting Meatza Pie recipe with us. Now you can satisfy your pizza cravings without any guilt! The grass-fed meats that form the crust are rich in zinc which strengthens the immune system and nourishes the gut. Click here to view PDF version.
I get in my own way. Chances are, unless you are an enlightened master, you also have blind spots, areas of your life that just don’t work—relationships, work situations, your health, finances, your family, etc. How do you deal with them? If you are like me, you can spot them most of the time but […]
This week, I am featuring a recipe from my friend, Chef Frank Giglio. This classic hollandaise sauce makes any dish feel decadent and indulgent. While it’s the perfect match for just about anything, my favorite pairings are poached eggs and flaky white fish. Click here to view PDF version.
Finding Trigger Foods Julie, an Eat Fat, Get Thin challenge participant, is curious about transitioning off of a program and onto every day eating. She asks, “How do I get a good read on whether certain foods are OK for me? What’s the best indicator that a food is good or not good?” Normally, when […]
This warm, spicy dish is filled with flavor and comforting nourishment. Not only are the spices in this dish tasty, but they are also filled with phytochemicals and antioxidants. Click here to view PDF version.
The Harm of Statins Our first question comes from Dorothy. Dorothy has successfully completed the Eat Fat, Get Thin program and now all of her labs are normal, but her new physician wants her to get back on statins which Dorothy doesn’t want to do. She asks, “What can I say to my physician to […]
Today, we are featuring another tasty recipe from our friends at Fourth & Heart. Fourth & Heart makes delicious ghee from the milk of grass-fed, pasture raised New Zealand cows. This refreshing, anti-inflammatory recipe features their original ghee and it makes for a perfect complement to just about any meal. We hope you enjoy this […]
Alison asks, “What are some wellness routines to add in addition to our normal routines while traveling? What additional supplements should I take while traveling?” I travel a lot; in fact, 50 percent of my time is spent traveling. If I didn’t keep myself healthy while on the road there is absolutely no way that […]
In a recent Eat Fat Get Thin Challenge, we had nutritional chef, Mikaela Reuben, share helpful tips to make cooking easy and doable. Today, she is sharing a delicious recipe that is exactly that. This comforting, Pegan Diet approved soup is rich in vitamin C and fat soluble vitamins E and K. Enjoy! Click here to […]
Feeding Our Kids and Thyroid Health Our first question for this week’s House Call comes from Robyn. She wants to know what treats and snacks she can feed her young children, and she also asks if there are any special considerations that need to be taken into account when following the Pegan diet while pregnant […]
You can enjoy “pasta” in this tasty, light and nutrient-rich comfort meal. This is a great recipe from my Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook. These plant-based noodles explode with fiber from the konjac root, and the shiitake mushrooms boast immune-boosting properties that keep you healthy and feeling great. Click here to view PDF version.
Snacks for Endurance Athletes “What do you recommend for food and fuel for endurance athletes?” asks Dennis in this week’s house call. This is a common question that I get from readers and patients, and it is primarily because we’ve been lied to for so long. We have been told to carb load on things […]