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Can Being Toxic Make Me Fat?

“Dr. Hyman, I’ve been reading about the role of environmental toxins in our health,” writes this week’s house call. “What is the best way to get rid of these toxins, […]

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  • 3/11

Are My Genes Making Me Fat and Sick...

“For generations, my family has been overweight or obese, and I’m just wondering how much of weight gain is dictated by genes?” writes this week’s house call. “Do my genes […]

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  • 3/3

How Our Government Made Us Fat and ...

“Dr. Hyman, I grew up following the guidelines of the Food Pyramid,” writes this week’s house call. “Now the guidelines keep changing. What about these new MyPlate guidelines?  And what […]

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  • 2/26

How to Fix Your Gut Bacteria and Lo...

“I read somewhere that a high-fat diet can damage your gut bacteria and promote weight gain,” writes this week’s house call. “Should I be concerned if I’m eating a high-fat […]

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  • 2/18

Alzheimer’s = Type 3 Diabetes

“My parents are getting older and I want to do everything I can to help them prevent Alzheimer’s, considering both my grandmothers had this disease, and I am worried about […]

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  • 2/12
Categories: Articles, Featured

The Secret Fat that Makes You Thin

“Dr. Hyman, I’ve heard you mention MCT oil before,” writes this week’s house call. “Can you tell me more about it and the potential benefits?” MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides […]

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  • 2/4

Why Oil is Bad for You

“Dr. Hyman, I grew up in a house where we used vegetable oil every day to cook with,” writes this week’s house call. “My mom still uses these oils and […]

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  • 1/29

Is Meat Good or Bad for You?

“Dr. Hyman, I see so many conflicting reports about meat,” begins this week’s house call question. “Some say it can be part of a healthy diet. Others declare it is […]

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  • 1/22

7 Ways to Optimize Cholesterol

“My doctor says my LDL cholesterol is really high and he’s concerned,” is this week’s house call question. “Now you’re saying that I should eat more fat, which should improve […]

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  • 1/14

Why Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat!

“The plan you’re putting me on includes lots of nuts, seeds, coconut oil, avocados, eggs, and even some butter,” a patient recently told me. “I can’t shake my fear of […]

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  • 1/8
Categories: Articles, Featured

Always Hungry? Here’s why.

Books on weight loss fall into 2 categories: Books by “experts” advocating some variations of the same advice we’ve heard for years: eat less/exercise more, and books by celebrities, often […]

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  • 1/4

Hit Your Reset Button to Make 2016 ...

“I’m really interested in doing a New Year’s reset and The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet seems like the right choice,” begins this week’s house call. “But can you […]

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  • 12/31