Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

The Air Filter I Recommend

Last year I discovered a huge problem in my house – toxic mold! Not only did I have to gut my house to get rid of this stuff, but it was actually making me sick. The entire process of dealing with this mold really got me thinking about air toxicity and the precautions I needed […]

Heartburn and Candida: What is Your Gut Trying to Tell You?

Gut health has become a prominent focus in Functional Medicine. Having too many bad bugs and not enough good bugs has been linked to numerous diseases and challenges such as obesity, diabetes, allergies, autoimmune diseases, eczema, cancer, heart disease and even autism. The connection between gut imbalances and chronic disease is growing stronger every day. […]

Eat Fat Get Thin Companion Guide

There were many resources that I was unable to put in the book.  To get the most out of the program, I suggest you download this guide before using the program.    

Sautéed Spinach and Tomatoes over Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a great option to satisfy cravings for pasta without sabotaging your health goals. This crunchy, pasta-like vegetable paired with spinach, tomatoes and pine nuts is a wonderful, comforting meal that is sure to please any crowd. Click here to view the PDF version.

10-Day Detox Companion Guide

There were many resources that I was unable to put in the book.   To get the most out of the program, I suggest you download this guide before using the program.

Sugar, Soy, and the Flu

Fructose vs. Glucose Our first question comes from Sue. “I have found that there is a difference in my body and in my brain between how fructose and glucose are metabolized and their addictive components. Can you talk about the differences between these two sugars?” It all starts with one word: insulin. Glucose, in the […]

Bulletproof Ceviche with Avocado and Arugula

This simple, mouthwatering ceviche recipe is from my friend, Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof®. This is the perfect dish to make when you want something rich in healthy fat without spending too much time in the kitchen. Put this ceviche together in the morning and by lunchtime, the acid will have “cooked” the fish. It […]

Learn To Meditate with zivaMIND

Are real-life, day-to-day stressors getting in the way of making time for what is important to you?  I know that before I met Emily Fletcher, I had no clue just how true this was in my own life. Juggling a private practice and a Functional Medicine Clinic at a major hospital, writing books, and managing […]

Vegetable Meatza Pie with Pesto Sauce

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. 

Maybe It’s You

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 […]

The Benefits of Prebiotics and Probiotics and The Truth About Wine

Prebiotics & Probiotics Scott, a 10-Day Detox participant wants to know, what are the best prebiotics and probiotics to take and how to keep his gut healthy. The health of the trillions of bugs in our gut (which outnumber your cells 10 to 1) is one of the biggest things that impacts our wellbeing.  We […]

Hollandaise Sauce

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.