Tag Archives | Diet & Nutrition

Food Addiction: Could It Explain Why 70 Percent of America Is Fat?

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OUR GOVERNMENT AND FOOD INDUSTRY both encourage more “personal responsibility” when it comes to battling the obesity epidemic and its associated diseases. They say people should exercise more self-control, make better choices, avoid over-eating, and reduce their intake of sugar-sweetened drinks and processed food. We are lead to believe there is no good food or […]

Seven Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol Without Medication

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THE SINGULAR FOCUS on treating cholesterol as a means to prevent heart attacks is leading to the deaths of millions of people because the real underlying cause of the majority of heart disease is not being diagnosed or treated by most physicians. For example, I recently saw a patient named Jim who had “normal” cholesterol […]

Dr. Hyman Speaks about Omega-3 Fats on the Dr. Oz Show

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Wild Fish? Farmed Fish? What Should I Eat?

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IF I AM CONFUSED ABOUT WHAT FISH TO EAT and have spent my life studying nutrition and environmental science, then I imagine most people are confused. I am left with so many questions and had almost given up trying to figure it out.  Until I met Tim O’Shea, the founder of Clean Fish, Inc., a […]

Dr. Hyman’s Discussion about Omega-3 Fats on the Dr. Oz Show

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WE HAVE ALL HEARD about the importance of healthy fats. The old “eat fat, gain fat” paradigm is giving way to a new, more nuanced understanding of dietary fat. The evidence is in: Some fats are essential for optimal health. And the king of the good fats are the omega-3s. Unfortunately, approximately 99 percent of […]

Supplements to Support Your Health in the New Year

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AS THE NEW YEAR BEGINS, many people are looking for ways to support their health. I have had many people ask me whether or not supplements are a good option to support health and what I recommend. As I explained in my recent blog “Do You Need Nutritional Supplements?” most people do need to take […]

The Daniel Plan at Saddleback

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WELCOME SADDLEBACK MEMBERS! Here you will find the books and supplements that will support your journey on The Daniel Plan. Please choose the products that best suit your health goals and order them as soon as possible so you can get a prompt start on the program. The UltraMind Solution The UltraMind Solution is a […]

The UltraMind Companion Guide

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How Diabetes and Obesity are Ravaging America Today

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DO YOU FEAR for your health or feel exhausted all the time? Are you overweight? Or do you just have too much belly fat? Do you suffer from diabetes, monitor your blood sugar all the time, have serious blood sugar and insulin imbalances, or have elevated cholesterol, blood pressure, and triglyceride levels? If so, you […]

How Eating at Home Can Save Your Life

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THE SLOW INSIDIOUS DISPLACEMENT of home cooked and communally shared family meals by the industrial food system has fattened our nation and weakened our family ties. In 1900, 2 percent of meals were eaten outside the home. In 2010, 50 percent were eaten away from home and one in five breakfasts is from MacDonald’s. Most […]

The Failure of Decoding the Human Genome and the Future of Medicine

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THE DECODING OF THE HUMAN GENOME at the dawn of the millennium carried the hope and promise of the beginning of the end of human suffering. However, after more than a decade of intense exploration of the human genome the burden of human disease and suffering has only increased across the globe. Heart disease, cancer, […]

Functional Medicine Testing: Redefining Disease

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A FEW YEARS AGO, Jeffrey Bland quickly blurted out a sentence that speaks to the fundamental change happening in medicine today. “Functional medicine is a disruptive technology that will overthrow the tyranny of the diagnosis.” When I had dinner with Jeff a few weeks ago, he told me that at a recent conference of health […]