Archive | Diet & Nutrition

What Should You Drink?

You need to drink one thing and one thing only to be healthy: plain water. Of course, if the majority of our population followed this advice, I wouldn’t need to […]

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  • 3/13

Why Being a Health Nut Can Save You...

Nuts are fattening, right? Well no, just the opposite. Americans have never expected much from nuts. We tend to eat them from bowls while sitting around a bar drinking beers, […]

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  • 3/7

7 Takeaways About Meat from My Book...

Eating meat will clog your arteries, cause cancer and type 2 diabetes, and take years off your life, right? No, but you could be excused for believing that. A lot […]

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  • 2/22

The Most Damaging Food Lie We Have ...

Other than the lie that fat makes you fat and causes heart disease (which has been thoroughly debunked by myself in Eat Fat Get Thin, in Harvard doctor David Ludwig’s […]

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  • 2/7

The Downside of a Low Salt Diet

I recently got the chance to interview my friend James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD, author of The Salt Fix, and I’m really excited to share this interview with you. I also […]

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  • 11/3

My Daily Routine for a Better Brain

My Daily Routine People always want to know what I eat and do every day to stay energized and focused with everything on my plate. I talk a lot about […]

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  • 10/19

“Eat Less and Exercise More” is...

The mantra of the government and food industry is that people should just eat less, choose a “balanced diet,” and exercise more. How’s that working out for you? Despite what […]

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  • 7/14

How Diet Influences Your Genes

Is pre-disposition predestined? The answer is no. Epigenetics suggests that our behavior can influence which of our genes are turned on or off. This has been one of the biggest […]

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  • 6/23

Food, Fat, and Infertility

One of my favorite moments from last year’s Fat Summit 2 was interviewing Dr. Stephanie Daniel about food, fat, sugar, and infertility. Dr. Daniel is a practicing physician and founder […]

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  • 6/5

Healing Eczema and How to Handle Ex...

My 7 Steps for Tackling Eczema Our first question comes from a reader who tweets, “Can you tell me the causes of eczema?” What is the cause of this painful […]

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  • 5/15

Getting to the Root Cause of MS and...

A Different Approach to Multiple Sclerosis “I was diagnosed with MS about 15 years ago,” our reader writes. “I haven’t taken any of the medication that my doctors wanted me […]

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  • 5/8

Stuffy Nose, Headaches, and Honey

Why Am I So Stuffy? “I’ve always been congested,” starts this week’s first House Call question. “My digestion is great, but my nose is always stuffy. I have two dogs, […]

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  • 4/21