Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Healing Meals – Southwestern Vegetable Bowl

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7 Simple Swaps for Health Without Big Diet Changes

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Your kitchen might be under the cruel reign of the food industry. When you remove the sugary, processed foods that hold your weight and health hostage and replace them with real, whole foods, you have a chance to stage a revolution and reclaim your kitchen. Getting the obstacles to weight loss and health out of your […]

Why Overeating Doesn’t Make You Fat (and What Does)

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The human body is designed to gain weight and keep it on at all costs. Our survival depends on it. Until we acknowledge that scientific fact, we will never succeed in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. Doctors and consumers alike believe that overeating and gluttony are the causes of our obesity epidemic. Science tells […]

Food Bites with Dr. Hyman – Finding Quick and Easy Afternoon Snacks

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Katie A asks: “What should I eat in the afternoon to keep me from eating anything and everything in site when I get home from work?” Dear Katie – You know the scenario. It’s 3 p.m., healthy snacks are nowhere in sight, and the foods you have sworn off suddenly look like the most amazingly […]

Slow-Cooked Short Ribs with Celery Root Puree by Mark Hyman. MD

Slow-Cooked Short Ribs with Celery Root Puree

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Healing Meals – Vegetable Scented Bone Broth

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Why Focusing on Calories Misses the Bigger Picture for Your Weight and Health

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How much you eat matters, but the quality of the food we put into our bodies matters more because it drives our gene function, metabolism, and health. Rather than subscribing to the antiquated calories in/calories out model for weight loss and good health, focus on powerful, gene-altering, whole, real, fresh food that you cook yourself […]

5 Strategies to Optimize Your Sex Drive

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Sex drive is a hot topic these days, and I can’t help but notice blogs surface around Valentine’s Day showing how certain foods, nutrients, and lifestyle factors can boost libido and keep you stimulated in bed. Many of these articles neglect the underlying hormones that control sex drive. While losing your sex drive or struggling […]

Food Bites with Dr. Hyman – What can I do to stay asleep and sleep more deeply?

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Laura B. asks:  “If one awakes in between 1 and 4 am every night for years, what can they do differently to stay asleep and sleep more deeply?” Dear Laura, If doctors and dietitians had a penny for every time they heard this complaint, they could comfortably retire on some exotic tropical island. You know […]

Do You Know What’s Really In Your Food?

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Did you know you are eating yoga mat ingredients in your fast food sandwich or Silly Putty in your French fries? You should. Once or twice in a generation a brave citizen or scientist stands up to the status quo, tells the truth about what most of us would rather ignore.  It changes everything about […]

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cobbler with Coconut Whipped Crème

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7 Ways to Permanently Banish Belly Fat

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Sixty-nine percent of American adults are overweight, and over 35 percent are obese1. These conditions aren’t just aesthetically unpleasing. Obesity increases your risk for numerous conditions including heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and cancer2. Sadly, about 3.4 million adults die each year3 from being overweight or obese. Globally, obesity now kills […]