Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Heart-Warming Brussels Sprouts

This week, we are featuring a comforting side dish from my friend and colleague, Dr. Deanna Minich. Dr. Minich is the author of Whole Detox, and she offers a unique and powerful way of healing the mind, body and spirit. This warm, nurturing dish features one of my favorite veggies – Brussels sprouts – which […]

4 Steps to Getting Rid of Seasonal Allergies

“Dr. Hyman, I’ve been suffering from seasonal allergies for years,” writes this week’s house call. “Is there anything that I can do to make these go away or am I doomed forever?” You are definitely not doomed; however, I do know how miserable seasonal allergies can be, especially in the spring and summer. Conventional medicine […]

Chicken Kebabs and Cilantro Chutney

Fire up that grill! This is a flavorful, protein packed dish to serve at your next barbeque. It’s filled with healing spices and herbs and can be served alone or with a bed of lettuce, grilled or sautéed onions, or a bit of wild rice. The chutney recipe can also be used as a dip […]

The Best Father’s Day Gift: An Honest Conversation!

Happy Father’s Day! In this week’s house call, I want to tell you about one of the best gifts I ever received. It was actually from my kids and it was for my birthday. The gift was a conversation with my kids – the most meaningful one I’ve ever had.  I am sharing this with […]

Zoodle (Zucchini Noodles) Shrimp Scampi and a Giveaway!

This week we have a special recipe from our friends at Veggie Pasta! You won’t miss spaghetti at all with this spiralized zucchini and shrimp dish. It’s the perfect meal when you’re craving Italian. Be sure to share this recipe on Facebook and hashtag #eatfatgetthingiveaway for your chance to win your very own Veggie Pasta […]

7 Steps to a Super Brain

“Dr. Hyman, most days I feel like I can’t focus for more than 15 minutes at a time,” writes this week’s house call. “I lose my train of thought and feel like I’m living in a daze. I used to be so sharp. Now I feel like I have brain fog. Is there anything I can do to […]

8 Ways Nutrient Deficiencies Cause Weight Loss Resistance

“Dr. Hyman, I’ve eliminated toxic foods, I exercise every day, and overall I live a healthy lifestyle, yet I haven’t been able to get anywhere near my goal weight,” writes this week’s house call. “What gives?” I understand how frustrating this can become, especially when you feel like you’ve tried everything. You made a conscious […]

Green Machine Smoothie

This bright green smoothie from my book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, gets its creaminess from nutrient-dense avocado, an excellent source of all nine essential amino acids that our bodies need to build muscle, as well as the omega-3 fats our brains and hearts need to be healthy. And the green tea, which is loaded with […]

The 7 Ways to Fix a Slow Metabolism

“No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight,” writes this week’s house call, who is also an Eat Fat, Get Thin challenge participant. “I think I’m cursed with a slow metabolism.” I hear this often among patients, and the good news is that no, you’re not cursed and yes, you can fix […]

DIY Acai Bowl

Summer is here! Well, almost. During warmer days, I love to substitute omelets and scrambles with refreshing smoothies and other cold breakfast meals. One of my favorite bowls to treat myself to is a delicious Acai Bowl. This recipe from Curry Girl’s Kitchen includes plenty of healthy fats from coconut and almonds, as well as […]

Spinach & Strawberry Salad

This week we’re featuring a recipe from my friend, Chef Frank Giglio, of Three Lily Farm. This classic spring recipe pairs the sweetness of strawberries with fresh, crisp spinach. A bright sherry-bacon vinaigrette adds just the right pop of flavor that is balanced with the fatty addition of avocado. Click here to view a PDF […]

8 Tips to Ease Detox Discomfort

“Dr. Hyman, every time I start a detox I feel awful and then give up,” writes this week’s house call. “All of these foods that supposedly make me feel better actually make me feel worse. What gives?” You might not want to hear this, but initially feeling bad is a good thing. When you eliminate […]