Archive | Diet & Nutrition

What NOT to Eat: Part 2

A few weeks ago I shared an article called What NOT to Eat about processed foods. Today, I want to talk to you about additives. How much of what we […]

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  • 4/20

How to Feed Your Gut

Five years ago, nobody knew they had a microbiome. Today, we’re obsessed with it. That may be a slight exaggeration, but the health of the community of microbes living in […]

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  • 4/13

What NOT to Eat

For the most part, we all understand how to cook with real food. We typically don’t add non-food ingredients into our home-cooked meals. Our avocados aren’t made with green dye. […]

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  • 3/30

Help Me Change the Dietary Guidelin...

In today’s world of crazy politics and policies shaped by corporate (not citizen’s) interest, it is easy to feel powerless. Yet, there is so much you can do in just […]

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  • 3/22

What Should You Drink?

You need to drink one thing and one thing only to be healthy: plain water. Of course, if the majority of our population followed this advice, I wouldn’t need to […]

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  • 3/13

Why Being a Health Nut Can Save You...

Nuts are fattening, right? Well no, just the opposite. Americans have never expected much from nuts. We tend to eat them from bowls while sitting around a bar drinking beers, […]

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  • 3/7

7 Takeaways About Meat from My Book...

Eating meat will clog your arteries, cause cancer and type 2 diabetes, and take years off your life, right? No, but you could be excused for believing that. A lot […]

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  • 2/22

The Most Damaging Food Lie We Have ...

Other than the lie that fat makes you fat and causes heart disease (which has been thoroughly debunked by myself in Eat Fat Get Thin, in Harvard doctor David Ludwig’s […]

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  • 2/7

The Downside of a Low Salt Diet

I recently got the chance to interview my friend James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD, author of The Salt Fix, and I’m really excited to share this interview with you. I also […]

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  • 11/3

My Daily Routine for a Better Brain

My Daily Routine People always want to know what I eat and do every day to stay energized and focused with everything on my plate. I talk a lot about […]

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  • 10/19

“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

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