Tag Archives | Stress

How to Solve the Epidemic of Childhood Obesity and Disease

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YOUR CHILDREN WILL DIE younger than we will. That’s a scary thought — and one that’s going to become a fact if we keep following the same bad habits of the last 30 years.  There’s no doubt about it.  We’re living in a toxic food environment.  But it doesn’t have to be this way. This week, […]

How 5,000 Year Old Medicine Combined with 21st Century Science Can Help You Live Longer

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WHAT KIND OF DOCTOR are you?” It’s one of the most common questions I get when I lecture or travel. People want to know: Am I an alternative doctor, an integrative doctor, a holistic doctor, a natural doctor? The answer? I’m none of the above! In fact, I trained as a family doctor because I was interested […]

Effects of Stress on Your Mind

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Calm Your Mind, Heal Your Body

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New Paperback Editions!

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I AM PLEASED that two of my four New York Times bestselling books are now available in new paperback editions. The UltraMind Solution had its paperback debut June 10, 2010; The UltraSimple Diet came out in a larger paperback format just months before. For more information on all my “Ultra” titles, visit this microsite.

Are your Hormones Making you Miserable?

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ARE YOUR HORMONES out of balance? Does your life feel like a song played badly out of tune? If so, the problem may have to do with imbalances in your hormones, which are wreaking havoc on your body and mind. There is one hormone in particular I am going to focus on today, and it […]

Breast Cancer: How to Reduce Your Risk Now

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TODAY, I WOULD like to introduce you to my colleague at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox Massachusetts, Dr. Elizabeth Boham. She is a physician who practices Functional Medicine and is a Registered Dietitian. Among other things, Dr. Boham works every day with women who come to see her to help them decrease their risk of […]

Diabesity Epidemic Part I: Diabetes and Obesity Are Ravaging America

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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 […]

The Diabesity Epidemic Part III: Treating the REAL Causes Instead of the Symptoms

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THERE IS ONE driving factor that contributes, above all else, to the epidemic of diabesity and other chronic illnesses we see today. By addressing this one problem you may reverse many of your health problems, even if you don’t do anything else. In today’s blog, the last in my three-part series on diabesity, I will […]

Mercury: Get This Heavy-Metal Poison Out of Your Body

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IF YOU ARE HEAVY, it could be making you sick and tired and age prematurely. And I don’t mean heavy with fat … I mean heavy with heavy metals–like mercury. Unfortunately, toxic mercury problems are common. Along with polar bears, beluga whales, ducks, otters, panthers, and all river fish as well as most large ocean […]

A 7-Step Plan to Boost Your Low Thyroid and Metabolism

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LOW THYROID FUNCTION was the topic of a recent blog. I covered how it affects more than 30 million women and 15 million men. So why are we seeing such an epidemic of thyroid problems? Well, chronic thyroid problems can be caused by many factors … What Causes Hypothyroidism? One of the most important factors […]

5 Steps To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

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BREAKING NEWS! Some newly discovered compounds have just been found to turn off all of the genes that cause diabetes. Are these compounds found in a pill bottle? No! Instead, you’ll find them on your dinner plate — in rye bread and pasta. As I wrote in another blog about diabetes, rye contains special phytonutrients […]