Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Massaged Kale Salad

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There is nothing like a great massaged kale salad. When your body is craving greens, this is one of the best kinds of salads to make. Filled with beautiful colors and plenty of phytonutrients, this is the perfect salad to go with any meal or have on its own.  Click here for printable PDF.

10 Strategies to Eliminate IBS and Create Good Gut Health

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About 60 million people — that’s 20 percent of Americans — have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These people struggle with miserable, often disabling symptoms like bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and pain. Numerous culprits contribute to IBS. Your gut lining can break down from stress; too many antibiotics or anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin or Advil; steroids; intestinal […]

Summer Squash and Chive Soup

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This simple soup is simply delicious. Filled with healing stock and healthy fats, it makes a perfect evening meal or a midday snack. We know you’ll love this one!  Click here for printable PDF.

Slow Carbs, Not Low Carbs: The Truth about Low-Carb Diets

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The low-carb frenzy hit its zenith in the early 2000’s and has since ebbed and flowed in popularity. I’ve seen patients get impressive results doing very low-carb diets, but eventually many become burned out and regain the weight as the novelty of eating bacon and other formerly forbidden foods becomes monotonous. Traditional thinking suggests carbohydrates […]

How Do I Naturally Balance Female Sex Hormones?

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“My hormones feel so out of balance” a female patient will tell me. “I’m tired of feeling crappy and terrible all the time. Do I need to do hormone replacement to feel better, or is there a natural way to get my hormones in balance?” Hormone imbalances are epidemic these days. When talking about hormones, […]

Sauteed Veggies with Avocado & Poached Egg

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Easiest way to upgrade a plate of greens? Put an egg on top! This tasty and comforting dish is filled with healthy fats and tons of nutrients. Serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Bon Appétit!  Click here to download the printable PDF.

5 Strategies to Prevent and Treat Cancer

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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 […]

Chocolate-Blueberry Smoothie

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The first recipe, Chocolate-Blueberry Smoothie, is a delicious, guilt-free treat that is perfect for breakfast, dessert or a snack. It’s easy enough to whip up with basic ingredients from your kitchen, and you can always add different berries, protein powder or even greens.  Click here for printable PDF.

7 Strategies to Start a Revolution and Make Cooking Fun!

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Super busy lives mean many of us shy away from cooking. Juggling to-do lists, demanding jobs, children’s busy schedules, and perhaps less-than-stellar skills in the kitchen, cooking seems to slide way down on our list of priorities. My lofty goal involves shifting people’s perception about working with food and creating a meal. We have raised a […]

10 Strategies to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

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Autoimmune diseases, when taken all together, become a HUGE health burden. Among these are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, Celiac disease, and thyroid disease. In fact, over 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune and the list is growing. Autoimmune disease now affects over 24 million Americans and five percent of the population in […]

Grilled Chicken w/ Summer Vegetables

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Sometimes a simple meal, cooked on the grill hits the spot.  Make this your go-to meal for when it’s hot out, you just got home from a full day and nothing sounds better than wholesome, fresh food.

Why “Skinny Fat” Can Be Worse than Obesity

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We have a big fat problem. America is a fat nation, and we are failing to solve our big fat problem. Failing big-time. Almost 70 percent of Americans are overweight. The latest study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows about 35 percent of Americans are obese. It comes as no surprise, […]