Tag Archives | Detox

The Ultimate Detoxification Foods

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure or even just plain feeling crummy as a result of the Standard American Diet (SAD), you’ll want to seriously consider detoxifying. Unfortunately, feeling lousy has become the “new normal” for many people. We dismiss things like carrying around extra weight, […]

Do You Need a Digital Detox?

I visited a tech company once in San Francisco, and I walked into a lunch area and saw everyone sitting on couches and at tables, all on their computers. I asked, “Is this the silent lunch room?” and was surprised when I was told no. Far too often, I find myself on my phone or […]

Greek Chicken Thighs with Artichokes and Olives

This recipe, from my new book Eat Fat, Get Thin, features traditional Mediterranean ingredients  like lemon, oregano, artichokes, and olives, making for a delicious entree. Serve this dish in shallow bowls with the vegetables and juices poured over the top.  Add a tossed green salad with a quarter of an avocado per person, dressed with vinaigrette, […]

10 Dramatic Shifts that Occur When You Detox!

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, or even just plain feeling crummy as a result of the Standard American Diet (SAD), you’ll want to seriously consider detoxifying. Unfortunately, feeling lousy has become the “new normal” for many people. We dismiss things like carrying around extra weight, […]

Food Bites with Dr. Hyman – Carbohydrates

Ellie O. asks: “Are there any exceptions when carbohydrates would be acceptable on The 10-Day Detox Diet?” Dear Ellie: You may not know this, but the body could survive without carbohydrates. Our bodies require essential amino acids to build proteins and essentially fatty acids to function properly – yet there is no such thing as […]

The 3 Steps to a Successful Sugar Detox

If you are overweight, there’s a very good chance that you are a food addict. Let me stop right there and tell you that I’m not blaming you. You are not gluttonous, nor weak-willed, nor any other self-recriminating belief you may have about yourself and your relationship to food. Your hormones, taste buds, and brain […]

7 Reasons You Need to Detox!

Millions of us, over half the population, suffer from FLC Syndrome. That’s when you Feel Like Crap. Sometimes it’s annoying little symptoms such as achy joints or muscles, brain fog, fatigue, headaches, allergies or gas, or more serious problems such as autoimmune diseases, migraines, asthma, acne, irritable bowel, reflux, arthritis or worse. A detox could […]

Why You Need To Design Your Health

I have been hearing great reports from the participants in the recent four-week tele-series Design Your Health with my favorite life coaches at the Handel Group. So much was accomplished in such a short time that I wanted to share it with those of you who missed out on this event, so you could benefit […]

How The 10-Day Detox Diet Is Different From My Other Books

In a recent interview, I was asked how The 10-Day Detox Diet is different from my other books and what caused this book to hit a nerve so strongly that it debuted at #1 both on Amazon and on The New York Times Best Seller list? As you may know, lately, I’ve done a lot […]

5 Reasons You Need to Detox and 5 Ways to Detox, Lose Weight & Feel Great

Most of us equate a detox with deprivation—or worse. We think hunger, weird food, kale juice and colonics. We might feel better at the end, but is it really worth the pain and suffering? The thing is, you don’t have to suffer. There’s another kind of detox that’s all about fabulous, delicious food. It’s a […]

Top 10 Big Ideas: How to Detox from Sugar

Here’s the not-so-sweet truth. We are killings ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar. Sugar is the New Fat Despite 40 years of Americans being brainwashed into thinking that fat is bad, it turns out it’s sugar, not fat, that makes you sick and overweight. The facts are in, the science is beyond question. Sugar […]

The Detox Diet

Have you ever been in a Book Store and walked past the diet section and seen an extremely overweight woman sitting on the floor searching through stacks of diet books? Well, for years I was that woman. I would spend my Saturday afternoons on the floor of Barnes and Noble drinking a mocha latte and […]