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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 […]

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  • 3/31

The Benefits of Prebiotics and Prob...

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 […]

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  • 3/19

Finding Trigger foods, The Right Am...

Finding Trigger Foods Julie, an Eat Fat, Get Thin challenge participant, is curious about transitioning off of a program and onto every day eating.  She asks, “How do I get […]

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  • 3/12

The Harm of Statins and the Right D...

The Harm of Statins Our first question comes from Dorothy. Dorothy has successfully completed the Eat Fat, Get Thin program and now all of her labs are normal, but her […]

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  • 3/5

Travel Tips and Intermittent Fastin...

Alison asks, “What are some wellness routines to add in addition to our normal routines while traveling? What additional supplements should I take while traveling?” I travel a lot; in […]

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  • 2/23

Feeding Our Kids and Thyroid Health

Feeding Our Kids and Thyroid Health Our first question for this week’s House Call comes from Robyn. She wants to know what treats and snacks she can feed her young […]

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  • 2/16

Snacks for Athletes, Reducing Reflu...

Snacks for Endurance Athletes “What do you recommend for food and fuel for endurance athletes?” asks Dennis in this week’s house call. This is a common question that I get […]

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  • 2/9

Food As Medicine, The Blood Type Di...

I am so excited to share my new and improved House Call series with you. Instead of focusing on one submitted question per week, we’ll cover two to three questions […]

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  • 2/3

Here’s the Downside of Antibiotic...

“My doctor wants me to take another antibiotic for this cold that won’t quit, but I’ve read antibiotics damage the gut and even can make me fat,” a patient recently […]

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  • 1/25

Simple Steps for Dealing with Const...

“I have been dealing with constipation for years now, and I’m so tired of it. It’s making me cranky, bloated and it’s messing with my appetite,” a social media follower […]

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  • 1/13

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 […]

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  • 1/6

How Do I Know If I’m Eating Enoug...

“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 […]

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  • 12/28