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Are You Still Consuming Dairy?

In this week’s House Call, a reader asks, “If one is lactose intolerant, but has no other intolerance to dairy, (e.g. casein and whey) is it OK to consume dairy […]

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  • 7/27

How to Be an Urban Monk

If you want to avoid stress, you’ve been born in the wrong era. Chronic stress has become an epidemic in our society where faster is better, and we attempt to […]

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  • 7/21

“Eat Less and Exercise More” is...

The mantra of the government and food industry is that people should just eat less, choose a “balanced diet,” and exercise more. How’s that working out for you? Despite what […]

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  • 7/14

The Four Root Causes of Cravings

Do you ever wonder why you get cravings? Last year, I sat down with Alexandra Jamieson  to talk about food addiction, cravings, and much more. One of my favorite parts […]

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  • 7/7

Simple Cooking 101: Chicken, Seafoo...

You don’t have to have lots of time on your hands to be healthy! This is one of the most common misconceptions I hear. I understand the challenges of trying […]

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  • 7/3

Coconut Oil – Are You Coco-Nuts t...

Did you know that 50 percent of media headlines about medical studies are dead wrong? And that many of these headlines don’t accurately match the conclusions of the studies they cover? […]

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  • 6/26

How Diet Influences Your Genes

Is pre-disposition predestined? The answer is no. Epigenetics suggests that our behavior can influence which of our genes are turned on or off. This has been one of the biggest […]

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  • 6/23

Is Your Environment Harming Your Th...

It’s not just genes; your environment could be harming your thyroid. I had the pleasure to sit down with thyroid expert Dr. Izabella Wentz and talk about all things thyroid last […]

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  • 6/16

What’s the Link Between Diabetes ...

New research shows insulin resistance, or what I call diabesity (from eating too many carbs and sugar and not enough fat), is one of the major factors that starts the […]

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  • 6/12

Food, Fat, and Infertility

One of my favorite moments from last year’s Fat Summit 2 was interviewing Dr. Stephanie Daniel about food, fat, sugar, and infertility. Dr. Daniel is a practicing physician and founder […]

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  • 6/5

Are You Suffering From Adrenal Dysf...

Steve tweets, “what is your recommended protocol for treating adrenal fatigue?” This is a question that I get almost daily. First, let’s talk about why your adrenals are important. Your […]

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  • 5/26

Healing Eczema and How to Handle Ex...

My 7 Steps for Tackling Eczema Our first question comes from a reader who tweets, “Can you tell me the causes of eczema?” What is the cause of this painful […]

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  • 5/15