Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Do You Need a Digital Detox?

I visited a tech company once in San Francisco, and I walked into a lunch area and saw everyone sitting on couches and at tables, all on their computers. I asked, “Is this the silent lunch room?” and was surprised when I was told no. Far too often, I find myself on my phone or […]

Herbed Compound Butter

Just in time for the Eat Fat, Get Thin Challenge, this recipe from my new cookbook, Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook, will make your food simply irresistible. Compound butter is a fantastic delivery system for rich flavor and good-quality fat. Melt this delicious butter into Pegan Diet–approved cooked vegetables. Slice 1⁄4-inch pats of the chilled […]

How Do I Know If I’m Eating Enough Healthy Fat?

“Dr. Hyman, how do I know if I’m eating enough fat?” a reader recently asked me. This is an excellent question and one of my favorite subjects because I wholeheartedly believe eating the right amount and type of fat plays a crucial role in shaping health and wellbeing. Doctors, patients and readers are often completely […]

Taco Salad

Here’s a new favorite for Taco Tuesdays! This salad from my new cookbook, The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook, contains all of the spicy flavors of ground beef tacos but isn’t weighed down by the heaviness of corn, a common allergen. It’s a meal the whole family will love. Click here to view the PDF […]

4 Big Fat Food Lies that Make You Fat and Sick

Since the release of my book Eat Fat, Get Thin, I’ve noticed fierce debates on social media and other news sources about things like calorie counting, eating vs. avoiding fat and genetics. When it comes to overall health and weight loss, there’s an excess of advice out there. Unfortunately, most of it is terrible, misguided, […]

Melt‑in‑Your-Mouth Lamb Shanks

This week’s recipe comes from my friend and colleague Dr. David Ludwig. Dr. Ludwig’s recipes are totally in alignment with the way that I eat – low carb and plenty of delicious fats! This week we’re bringing you melt-in-your mouth lamb shanks. The perfect recipe for this holiday season. Enjoy! Click here to view the […]

Dr. Elizabeth Boham on Breast Cancer, Women’s Wellness and Becoming the CEO of Your Health

I am so excited to share a recent interview that I did with Dr. Elizabeth Boham, my dear friend and long-time colleague here at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine from Albany Medical School and an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner.  She also has her undergraduate degree […]

How to Make Diseases Disappear

From his TEDxLiverpool talk titled: How to Make Diseases Disappear Can you actually make a disease disappear? Dr Rangan Chatterjee thinks you can. Often referred to as the doctor of the future, Rangan is changing the way that we look at illness and how medicine will be practiced in years to come. He highlighted his methods […]

How a $25 Gift Moved Me To Tears

Recently I celebrated my birthday and received one of the most meaningful gifts ever. With the help of a service called Tribute, my friends and family created a video expressing their deep love and appreciation for who I am. It was an opportunity for them to share stories and express their gratitude. This gift was […]

Tempeh, Vegetable and Kelp Noodle Stir-Fry

If you’ve never tried kelp noodles, they will become a family favorite. A great alternative to wheat and rice noodles, they’re the perfect addition to any stir-fry. Here’s a delicious kelp noodle recipe from my new book, The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook. Click here to view PDF version. 

My 5 Step Process to Designing Your Dreams

This is a time of year where many of us become overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by what’s still left to accomplish and preparing for family or extra holiday centric obligations. I’m sure many of you, like me, are also thinking about what we want to accomplish next year. My Handel coach gives me an excellent exercise each […]

The Water Filter I Recommend

The importance of clean water is finally coming to the forefront, and it’s about time. Toxic water is not limited to Southern California dealing with Hexavalent Chromium and Flint, Michigan’s lead crisis. Toxins like microbes, pesticides, plastics, prescription meds, metals, chlorine, fluoride and others are poisoning our water supply. The scary fact is that many […]