Coffee and tea: The cautions and benefits

Tuesday’s conversation about the benefits — and drawbacks — of raw food reminded me of another interesting article I came across recently. It focused on coffee. And although I don’t drink it, it’s, of course, one of the most popular healthy “vices” amongst both my readers and patients. And what better time to share it […]

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Pain-eliminating secrets straight from your kitchen

I had to laugh when I saw a recent article in my inbox. So let me just give you the headline, and then I’ll skewer it: “Clinicians Hungry for Education on Diet for Pain Management” Oh, so NOW mainstream doctors are interested in knowing more about the widespread health benefits provided by proper nutrition?! (After […]

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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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