Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Is Coffee Good or Bad for you?

“Dr. Hyman, I’m so confused about coffee,” writes this week’s house call. “One day I read that it’s so bad for me and the next it’s good for me. Why all the conflicting information?” Let’s face it: Americans love their coffee, which is the number one source of antioxidants in our diet – which actually […]

Tomato- Basil Soup with Shrimp

One of my favorite culinary tricks for making creamy, comforting soups without dairy is substituting cashews for heavy cream or butter in recipes. Cashews are mild in flavor and lend a creaminess that you can’t get from other nuts. They also happen to be quite hypoallergenic, which is helpful for those with tree nut allergies. […]

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna with Cashew “Ricotta Cheese”

Who says you can’t enjoy comfort food while nourishing your body? Prepare this dish when you want to share a hearty, delicious meal the entire family will love. From my experience, it is best to double the recipe, making two lasagnas and freezing one for later, because this will quickly become a family favorite! Click […]

How to Get Your Mojo Back (Boosting Female Sex Drive)

“My lack of libido is destroying my relationship,” writes this week’s house call. “I haven’t had sex with my partner in over six months. I just feel tired and uninterested in sex. What can I do to get my mojo back?” I see this problem among many women in my practice who suffer libido-crashing mood […]

Cocoa-Almond Smoothie

Dessert for breakfast? Yes, please! This creamy cocoa smoothie from my 10-Day Detox program has the perfect combo of fats + protein to energize your morning, and it tastes great. Click here to view PDF version. 

The Missing Fat You Need to Survive and Thrive

“Dr. Hyman, I’ve heard so much contradictory information about omega 3 fats,” writes this week’s house call. “Some studies show they help everything while others argue they don’t do much of anything. What’s the real story here?” As I often say, food is information, not just calories. Food influences gene function, hormones, your immune system […]

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 […]