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Is Coconut Oil Bad for Your Cholest...

“Ever since I started using coconut oil, my cholesterol has spiked,” writes this week’s house call. “I’m afraid coconut oil with all that saturated fat is creating more harm than […]

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  • 4/6

Want a Happy Life? Deal with The Po...

Do you believe every stupid thought you have?  It took me a while to break that bad habit.  I used to listen to my own mind like it actually had […]

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  • 4/1
Categories: Articles, Featured

Fat: What I Got Wrong, What I Got R...

Other than politics and religion, nutrition is one of the most divisive areas of debate. I’ve dedicated my life’s work to finding and telling truth about what makes us sick […]

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  • 3/30

The Starch that Makes You Lean and ...

“Dr. Hyman, I took a quick glance at your Eat Fat, Get Thin plan and saw that you recommend potato starch as part of the diet,” writes this week’s house […]

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  • 3/24

Is Your Olive Oil Really Olive Oil?

“I get so confused choosing the right oils and differentiating between different kinds of fats,” writes this week’s house call. “I watched a 60 Minutes episode that showed olive oil imported from […]

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  • 3/17

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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