Tag Archives | Diet & Nutrition

The One Diet That Can Cure Most Disease: Part II

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What if you could cure all your health problems and lose 10 pounds in just 7 days? That’s an amazing claim, hard to believe for sure, but I have seen this miracle so many times in my practice (and now from all the people who have posted on my website who followed my ideas) that […]

The One Diet That Can Cure Most Disease: Part I

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If I told you there was one diet that could cure arthritis, fatigue, irritable bowel, reflux, chronic allergies, eczema, psoriasis, autoimmune disease, diabetes, heart disease, migraines, depression, attention deficit disorder, and occasionally even autism and that it could help you lose weight quickly and easily without cravings, suffering, or deprivation, you might wonder if Dr. […]

The Most Important Thing I Learned From My Mother

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It’s Mother’s Day, a time to celebrate the person who brought us in to this world, who taught us the basic lessons of life and planted the seeds for who we become. Today, I want to celebrate my mother because she taught me something so essential and enduring that it has become my greatest passion: […]

We’re Not Going To Take It Anymore

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Watch me on the Katie Couric show as I discuss Food and Lifestyle Prescriptions for Common Health Problems. For common health problems, there are often simple diet and lifestyle solutions that get to the root of the problem without the need for medication, which often does little more than mask the symptoms. What we eat, […]

Do We Need a Health Revolution?

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It might be hard to imagine but being healthy in today’s world is a revolutionary act. In so many ways, our health has been taken from us. That’s why I am so passionate about getting people to stand up together for health. And that’s why I want you to join me and many brilliant health […]

The Healing Powers of Burgers and Fried Chicken

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Can burgers and fried chicken really be good for you? Yes. But not the Five Guys killer burger—not that kind. It’s burgers and chicken you cook yourself. And why do you need to cook them yourself? Here’s why. Eating out can kill you, especially if you eat fast food or the addictive processed sugar and […]

Occupy Wellness and Eat-In: The Power of the Fork – Part Two

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In my last blog, I explored how your diet affects not only your personal health but the health of the soil, water, air, and global climate. What we choose to eat determines whether or not we deplete nature’s capital, as well as our human capital, the richness that comes from a healthy, vibrant community. Fossil Fuels […]

Occupy Wellness and Eat-In: The Power of the Fork – Part One

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We each own a secret weapon that weighs only a few ounces. If this was strategically deployed for one day, we could transform our world into a better place. We could end obesity and chronic disease, revitalize our children’s health, achieve academic excellence, topple corrupt governments, restore our depleted soils, replenish our vanishing aquifers and […]

Why Cooking Can Save Your Life

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The cure for what ails us—both in our bodies and in our nation—can be found in the kitchen. It is a place to rebuild community and connection, strengthen bonds with family and friends, teach life-giving skills to our children, enrich and nourish our bodies and our souls. Yet, in the twenty-first century, our kitchens (and […]

How Diet Soda Makes You Fat (and Other Food and Diet Industry Secrets)

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How do you lose weight?  Substitute diet drinks for sugary drinks.  Eat low fat foods.  Just eat less of the bad foods – it’s all about the calories.  We are told, “Just have more willpower”. These ideas are false. They are food and diet industry propaganda that make and keep us fat and sick. Lies […]

Enjoy Healthy Dining – Surviving Restaurants

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Eating outside the home comes at a high price.  We spend our hard-earned dollars upfront only to pay more at a later date due to hidden healthcare costs not seen on the menu! Temptations from the food industry are addictive such as salty, sugary, high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods that negatively affect our health and take years […]

Savvy Supplement Shopping

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It may seem like a paradox but obesity and malnutrition often go hand in hand.  Processed, high-sugar, high-calorie foods contain almost no nutrients yet require even more vitamins and minerals to metabolize them. These processed foods, made cheaply and easily accessible by government subsidies, are consumed to excess, driving obesity rates up in nearly three […]