The dirt on raw food diets

For as long as I’ve been practicing medicine, raw food has always been a topic of great interest to both me and my patients. But as with most “alternative” fascinations, it’s taken a good three decades to work its way into mainstream health conversations, and into most folks’ sphere of awareness. You can probably credit […]

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Your drug-free pathway to defeating diabetes

How’s this for a headline: “Can Diet Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?” The simple answer to that question: YES. And how do I know? Because I’ve been helping my patients reverse diabetes through low-carb and Mediterranean-style dieting for decades. But since no one in mainstream medicine wants to listen, here we are yet again, with another […]

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Boost bone density with good bacteria

Yesterday, I mentioned that your own microbiome has a role in generating bone-building vitamin K2 — one that scientists haven’t quite figured out yet. And if you’ve been a reader of mine for a while, then you knew it was only a matter of time before I came back to the microbiome — the all-important […]

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The simplest way to save your bones and your heart

Every few years, a new superstar supplement enters the spotlight. And right now, the latest and greatest is vitamin K2. Now, my patients and longtime readers will recognize immediately that there’s nothing “new” about K2. I’ve been recommending this supplement for years. But the fact is that, until now, it never quite got the recognition […]

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The obesity crisis is a corporate conspiracy

Sometimes, I come across hard-hitting news in the most unusual of places. And today’s example comes from www.eater.com — a foodie blog that offers restaurant news and reviews of the hottest dining spots in town. It’s not exactly the first place I’d expect to find in-depth reporting on a subject near and dear to my […]

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