Archive | Diet & Nutrition

The Secret Way Italians Stay Health...

LET FOOD BE THY medicine and medicine be thy food. — Hippocrates Want to know the secret behind how Italians stay so thin and happy?  It’s a secret I uncovered […]

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  • 8/31

Why Eating Quick, Cheap Food is Act...

I WAS IN THE GROCERY STORE YESTERDAY. While I was squeezing avocados to pick just the right ones for my family’s dinner salad, I overheard a conversation from a couple […]

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  • 8/13

How Soy Can Kill You and Save Your ...

EATING SOY CAN KILL YOU! Scan the media reports and surf the Internet, and you’re bound to come across scary claims that would lead you to believe this is true. […]

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  • 8/6

Is Your Lack of Sleep Making You Fa...

COULD THE AMOUNT OF SLEEP you get actually influence your weight?If recent studies — and the experiences of my own patients — mean anything, the answer is a resounding yes.Let […]

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  • 7/18

The Overwhelming Evidence of the He...

THERE ARE NO STUDIES that prove the benefits of nutritional or integrative therapies … It’s a refrain that I hear time and time again. And I hear it from my colleagues. But they […]

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  • 7/18

5 Simple Steps to Burn Fat without ...

THERE IS NOW A way you can boost your metabolism without changing how much you eat. It’s true. You can rev up your metabolic engine, feel more satisfied when you […]

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  • 7/11

Food as Medicine: Powerful New Drug...

SCIENTISTS HAVE DISCOVERED a powerful new drug that may help cure all chronic illnesses. It is a drug you take every day. What is it? Well, you can find it at the end […]

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  • 7/1

The Super Fiber that Controls your ...

IMAGINE EATING 12 POUNDS of food a day — and still staying thin and healthy. That may sound crazy, but it’s exactly what our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate for millennia! And […]

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  • 6/28

Dairy: 6 Reasons You Should Avoid I...

GOT MILK? These days, it seems like almost everybody does. Celebrities, athletes, and even former president Clinton’s head of Health and Human Services, Donna Shalala, are all proud to wear […]

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  • 6/24

Artificial Sweeteners Could Be Sabo...

THERE’S NO DOUBT about it. Artificial sweeteners cause obesity. I always thought it was funny to see a very large person order a Big Mac, large fries — and top […]

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  • 6/19

Why Eating a Low-Fat Diet Doesn’t...

DESPITE THE COMMON observation that obesity runs in families, genetic research shows that the habits you inherit from your family are more important than the genes you inherit. Obesity genes […]

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  • 6/16

Is it Impossible to Make Health Foo...

I WAS IN New York City recently at a conference for health care practitioners on Nutrition and Health put on by Columbia University and the University of Arizona.  Andrew Weil […]

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  • 6/3