In an article I wrote a few weeks ago, Why Going Gluten Free Can Be Unhealthy, I explained how many people are trying to do the right thing by eating gluten-free foods, without realizing a “gluten-free” label is not equivalent to “healthy.” I showed how going gluten free can be done right and how it can […]
The word “Doctor” has its root in the Latin word “Docere” meaning teacher. Historically doctors have embraced this aspect of their profession. Spending time with patients, explaining the diagnosis, discussing treatment options, and just catching up, would all be part of a regular appointment. Times certainly have changed. Now a visit to a conventional doctor’s […]
Six months ago I wrote a blog post named “Low Carb Diets and Heart Disease. What Are We Afraid of?“ One of the concluding remarks of my article was: “I look forward to the day when low-carb, high-fat diets are accepted by public health representatives and medical associations for the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome […]
The key to maintaining optimal health is follow through. Start with something small like stretching each morning. And then follow through. If you succeed at an easy one, it will actually strengthen your willpower, thereby improving your ability to succeed at the next, more difficult one. Once you have a series of successes under your […]
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is one of those major ongoing surveys from which data related to all things health and nutrition are derived. The short entry on Wikipedia summarises the aims of NHANES very well; Findings from the survey are used to determine the prevalence of major diseases and risk factors […]
Billions of dollars are spent on anti-aging creams, potions and lotions. Most of these are fad products that often give us little health benefits if any. There is not any one product but instead a lifestyle that allows us to age successfully. This lifestyle is based around minimizing physical, mental/emotional and chemical stressors and maximizing […]
The other day, I showed up for masters sipping my usual pre workout smoothie, which contains a plethora of ingredients, including my all time favorite veggie, kale. Aside from the fact that my drink was a lovely, bright green, it brought a lot of attention due to the fact that so many of us are […]
I know your physician has your best interests at heart when he or she notices a slight increase in your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and suggests that you further eliminate fats from your diet, or consider starting a statin medication. Your physician may recommend Mayo Clinic’s Heart Healthy diet, with controlled portion size, abundant vegetables, fruits, […]
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Primal Docs member Dr. David Jockers will be hosting a “The Secrets of Anti-Aging” webinar on Monday, October 14th at pm (EST). Dr. Jockers will be speaking about how to: Prevent brain degeneration Improve your memory, mood, and mindset naturally Webinar is Free!
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