Calorie counting doesn’t work. So just stop it. Now. For many people, this may not be new. The internet is full of stories about how “a calorie is not a calorie”, and how inaccurate “counting calories” can be when trying to lose weight. However, we STILL get nonsense like this article in a magazine that […]
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While in Chicago on the 2015 Fat Emperor tour, Ivor Cummins and I had time to interview Dr. Eric Westman on live Google Hangouts. Thanks for your time Dr. Westman on such short notice. We discussed: Along with fellow family doctor Dr. Ted Naiman, we met up […] The post Dr. Eric Westman, Ivor Cummins […]
Is Stevia the Best Sweetener on the Market? The correlation between sugar consumption and the rise in diet related health concerns has put a spotlight on table sugar. Only a few decades sugar lovers were most concerned with adverse health effects on weight and diabetes from sucrose consumption. Sugar alternatives are found in a colorful […]
Watch my interview with health reporter Lori Johnson from the CBN television network. We discuss the decades old federal dietary guidelines advice to reduce dietary fat consumption among other things. Since that time we see increased caloric consumption (mainly from carbohydrates as sugar) and a […] The post Dr. Gerber discussing dietary guidelines on CBN […]
Small Intestinal bacterial Overgrown (SIBO) is a condition that affects the body like any other health issue. From the moment you notice the first symptom to the diagnosis and treatment, SIBO, like cancer or heart disease, is examined and treated through stages. At first, you may notice small symptoms that appear as an annoyance, but […]
Dr. Erica Zelfand is an integrative family physician, medical writer, teacher, and co-founder of Natura Integrative Medicine in Beaverton, Oregon. Dr. Zelfand provides primary care to both children and adults, with special interests in pediatrics, endocrinology, autoimmune conditions, and digestive health. Dr. Zelfand’s patients and students alike appreciate her straight-shootin’ attitude, upbeat personality, and commitment […]
The first recipe, Chocolate-Blueberry Smoothie, is a delicious, guilt-free treat that is perfect for breakfast, dessert or a snack. It’s easy enough to whip up with basic ingredients from your kitchen, and you can always add different berries, protein powder or even greens. Chocolate-Blueberry Smoothie By Mark Hyman, MD Published: August 2, 2015 Yield: 1 […]
Tired of the same old flavors? Add a little punch to your dinnertime meal with this easy, very tasty, vegan pesto sauce. Add it to spiralized zucchini, spaghetti squash, any veggie dish, or use as a dip for crudité. A family favorite dinner is to make spiralized zucchini mixed with this flavorful pesto and served […]
Breakfast in the Antoine household can be crazy trying to feed five hungry children. Here’s one of our easy but favorite weekend specials: Enjoy this simple and delicious, egg-free, grain-free, nut-free, sweetener-free, dairy-free, vegan, ‘paleo-licious’ pancake! Served them stacked up with your favorite berries, filled with nut butter, or drizzle some organic maple syrup on […]
Yet another study is reported today that casts doubt on the value of supplementing vitamin D. Subjects were given either 400 iu daily or 50,000 iu twice a week. No difference in outcome was seen. I am going to agree with them for one minute here: I would not use either one of these options. […]