Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Quick Cauliflower Coconut Stew

This delicious stew is perfect for vegetarians or meat eaters. And it’s full of healthy fats! Comforting and warm, it’s one the whole family can enjoy for dinner. Add in some chicken or tofu for extra protein. If you’re enjoying a bit of grains, this pairs nicely with wild rice. Click here to view the PDF […]

8 Ways Nutrient Deficiencies Cause Weight Loss Resistance

“Dr. Hyman, I’ve eliminated toxic foods, I exercise every day, and overall I live a healthy lifestyle, yet I haven’t been able to get anywhere near my goal weight,” writes this week’s house call. “What gives?” I understand how frustrating this can become, especially when you feel like you’ve tried everything. You made a conscious […]

Green Machine Smoothie

This bright green smoothie from my book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, gets its creaminess from nutrient-dense avocado, an excellent source of all nine essential amino acids that our bodies need to build muscle, as well as the omega-3 fats our brains and hearts need to be healthy. And the green tea, which is loaded with […]

The 7 Ways to Fix a Slow Metabolism

“No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight,” writes this week’s house call, who is also an Eat Fat, Get Thin challenge participant. “I think I’m cursed with a slow metabolism.” I hear this often among patients, and the good news is that no, you’re not cursed and yes, you can fix […]

DIY Acai Bowl

Summer is here! Well, almost. During warmer days, I love to substitute omelets and scrambles with refreshing smoothies and other cold breakfast meals. One of my favorite bowls to treat myself to is a delicious Acai Bowl. This recipe from Curry Girl’s Kitchen includes plenty of healthy fats from coconut and almonds, as well as […]

Spinach & Strawberry Salad

This week we’re featuring a recipe from my friend, Chef Frank Giglio, of Three Lily Farm. This classic spring recipe pairs the sweetness of strawberries with fresh, crisp spinach. A bright sherry-bacon vinaigrette adds just the right pop of flavor that is balanced with the fatty addition of avocado. Click here to view a PDF […]

8 Tips to Ease Detox Discomfort

“Dr. Hyman, every time I start a detox I feel awful and then give up,” writes this week’s house call. “All of these foods that supposedly make me feel better actually make me feel worse. What gives?” You might not want to hear this, but initially feeling bad is a good thing. When you eliminate […]

Kiwi-Lime Smoothie

You would never guess the creaminess and protein in this smoothie made from tofu and cashew butter.  All you will taste is the zesty zing of lime and citrusy kiwi. The tofu is a great source of protein, and the hemp seeds and cashew butter gives us plenty of healthy fats! Hope you enjoy this […]

Fatty Liver is More Dangerous than You Might Realize. Here’s How to Heal It

“My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat,” writes this week’s house call. “Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips to help with a fatty liver?” Indeed, your doctor is right to feel concern: Fatty liver is a dangerous yet misunderstood disease. In America, it affects 90 […]

Sundried Tomato and Turkey Burgers with Avocado Cream

You won’t miss the bun with these moist and flavorful turkey burgers from my new book Eat Fat, Get Thin. Click here to view the PDF version. 

The Biggest “Drug” to Reverse or Prevent Heart Disease Isn’t a Medication

“Dr. Hyman, my father has heart disease, his father did too, and I’m obviously concerned about my own heart,” writes this week’s house call. “What can I do to prevent heart disease?” Most importantly, please know while genetics contributes to some degree, many other factors completely within your control can contribute to or reverse heart […]

8 Simple Hacks for a Better Night’s Sleep

“I read recently that lack of sleep can lead to chronic disease and other problems,” writes this week’s house call. “I have kids, a job with crazy hours and personal stress. I struggle to get a great night’s sleep.” Sadly, your situation has become all too common in our stressed-out, super-busy, hyper-caffeinated, modern world. Among […]