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Do You Need a Reboot?

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I recently went to the book launch party for Reboot with Joe.  You might remember that movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead made by Joe Cross, a former finance guy who gained so much weight he looked like he “swallowed a sheep”.  He was living on junk food, sugar, soda and beer, and he developed […]

Why Calories Don’t Matter

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The vast majority of conventional nutritionists and doctors have it mostly wrong when it comes to weight loss. Let’s face it: If their advice were good and doable, we would all be thin and healthy by now. But as a general rule, it’s not. And the mainstream media messages often confuse things even more. It […]

Mark’s Picks: Four Great Health and Wellness Books

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If you’re like me, you’re always eager to learn more about health and wellness—especially if you can find new ideas that inspire you or just make it easier to lead a lifestyle that brings out the best in you. While I’ve been traveling around the country talking about my new book—The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day […]

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 2

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The Next Five Food Lies Last blog I exposed the first five of the top ten food lies that keep us sick and fat: All calories are created equal, just eat less and exercise more Don’t lose weight too fast, or you’ll gain it all back All you need is more willpower to lose weight […]

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 1

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The First Five Food Lies When it comes to weight loss, there’s a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. And if you believe it, it could be getting in your way.  So let’s take a look at the Top Ten Food Lies that keep […]

Is Obesity Contagious?

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When I sit down to eat with other people, I find it funny to watch their behavior. I am not the food police, but because everyone knows I am a strong advocate for real, whole, fresh food and make the link between food and health, they change what they eat or what they put on […]

How The 10-Day Detox Diet Is Different From My Other Books

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In a recent interview, I was asked how The 10-Day Detox Diet is different from my other books and what caused this book to hit a nerve so strongly that it debuted at #1 both on Amazon and on The New York Times Best Seller list? As you may know, lately, I’ve done a lot […]

5 Reasons You Need to Detox and 5 Ways to Detox, Lose Weight & Feel Great

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Most of us equate a detox with deprivation—or worse. We think hunger, weird food, kale juice and colonics. We might feel better at the end, but is it really worth the pain and suffering? The thing is, you don’t have to suffer. There’s another kind of detox that’s all about fabulous, delicious food. It’s a […]

Top 10 Big Ideas: How to Detox from Sugar

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Here’s the not-so-sweet truth. We are killings ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar. Sugar is the New Fat Despite 40 years of Americans being brainwashed into thinking that fat is bad, it turns out it’s sugar, not fat, that makes you sick and overweight. The facts are in, the science is beyond question. Sugar […]

The Detox Diet

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Have you ever been in a Book Store and walked past the diet section and seen an extremely overweight woman sitting on the floor searching through stacks of diet books? Well, for years I was that woman. I would spend my Saturday afternoons on the floor of Barnes and Noble drinking a mocha latte and […]

Why Overeating Doesn’t Make You Fat

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In my last blog post, “Are You Overweight? Do You Feel Like Crap?” you learned that food addiction — a genuine biological addiction to sugar, flour and processed foods — drives our overeating behavior. And it makes us have FLC Syndrome, which means we “Feel Like Crap.” It’s quite simple: eat crap = feel like […]

Steve Kathan & Mark Hyman CBS News Radio Interview

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Mark Hyman, MD sat down with Steve Kathan from CBS News for this podcast and talked about his new book The 10 Day Detox Diet. You can also check out the rest of Mark’s Media Tour by clicking here.