Archive | Diet & Nutrition

“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

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

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

Getting to the Root Cause of MS and...

A Different Approach to Multiple Sclerosis “I was diagnosed with MS about 15 years ago,” our reader writes. “I haven’t taken any of the medication that my doctors wanted me […]

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  • 5/8

Stuffy Nose, Headaches, and Honey

Why Am I So Stuffy? “I’ve always been congested,” starts this week’s first House Call question. “My digestion is great, but my nose is always stuffy. I have two dogs, […]

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  • 4/21

Defeating Acne, Quick Meal Prep, an...

Getting Rid of Acne Once and For All The dreaded acne. It affects more than 85 percent of teenagers.  But did you know that  this skin condition has increased among […]

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  • 4/17

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

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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