Diabetics beware: New mainstream advice isn’t just bad — it’s downright dangerous

Alert the presses! Researchers out of Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School “just discovered” that following a low-carbohydrate diet leads to “exceptional” blood sugar control among type 1 diabetics. Honestly. Are you kidding me?! Didn’t Dr. Atkins say this at least 35 years ago? Haven’t I personally been doing this for over 25 years? […]

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The surprising Obamacare rule Trump is keeping

Here’s something I never thought would happen: Apparently, President Trump has decided at least one part of Obamacare is worth keeping. Turns out, chain restaurants are still going to have to advertise the calorie content of their food. The new rule, instituted under the Affordable Care Act, went into effect last month. Although, I have […]

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The deadly truth about “yo-yo” dieting

Remember what I said Tuesday about permanent weight loss being a recovery process? Well today, I’d like to tackle a related topic… relapse. Of course, most people call it yo-yo dieting. But if you ask me, that’s giving a rather cutesy name to what, in reality, is a very dangerous — and lethal — pattern. […]

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The only real “cure” for obesity

Last week, we talked about the problem with embracing fat as the “new normal.” Instead of fighting our country’s growing obesity epidemic, we’re resizing everything around us to accommodate it. So today, I want to talk about some solutions to that problem. Because when it comes to obesity, something’s got to give. Doctors need to […]

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