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Could Eating Meat Give You Diabetes? A Cardiologist Explains

I know, I know. Here goes Debbie Downer again, bursting your bubble as you consider biting into a sirloin burger, salmon steak, or grilled chicken...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
August 12 2014

Your Chair Is Killing You: 5 Steps To Take Back Your Power

The evidence is in — your chair is killing you. Many American workers sit more than 15 hours each day. Think about it for a second. You get up in the...

Dr. James A. Levine
August 3 2014

7 Scary Ways Meat Is Messing Up Your Body

No aspect of wellness is as loudly debated as how we should eat. People just don’t argue over styles of yoga, meditation, or exercise the way they do...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
June 13 2014

5 Reasons To Stop Drinking Fruit Juice

Juice cleanses, juice bars, late night ads for juicing machines and the occasional celebrity endorsement all seem to be fueling a national...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
June 1 2014

What I Wish Everybody Knew About Diabetes

In spite of the fact that nearly 26 million people in the United States alone have diabetes — not to mention the 79 million who have prediabetes —...

Ginger Vieira
May 7 2014

5 Things To Do In Your 20s To Avoid Diabetes Later In Life

Diabetes is a chronic disease affecting almost 26 million Americans. And with almost 80 million more Americans with pre-diabetes, the number of those...

5 Ways Diabetes Wreaks Havoc On Your Entire Life

You only have to walk in the shoes of a person with type 1 or type 2 diabetes for about 35 minutes (or the time it takes to eat an apple) to realize...

Ginger Vieira
March 24 2014

How We Live Today Matters A Whole Lot For Our Brain Health Tomorrow

Can you believe that I have been so bold as to claim that lifestyle factors, over which we have control, may play a role in determining whether or not...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
January 27 2014

Raw, Sugar-Free Chocolate Mousse

This Raw Sugar Free Chocolate Mousse could actually make a perfect chocolate smoothie as well.

Pauline Hanuise
December 5 2013

What The New Statin Guidelines Mean For You

This week, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology published its Guidelines on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk. This...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
November 19 2013

Why Diabetes Gets Worse Over Time In Spite Of Drug Treatments

Almost 26 million Americans have type II diabetes, and many don't even know they have it. This silent killer is a leading cause of heart disease and...

William Cole, D.C. IFMCP
September 20 2013

Why A Natural Approach To Treating Type 2 Diabetes Beats Medicine

When I recently read the American Diabetes Association's 2013 Standards of Medical Care for Type 2 Diabetes, I found many extremely alarming...

Michael T. Murray, N.D.
March 20 2013

Do You Really Need Medication To Lower Your Cholesterol?

Cholesterol lowering medication is the top-selling prescription drug in this country. Somehow, everyone has ended up on these drugs.

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
February 7 2013

How I Merged My Passions: Yoga and Wine

In my late 20s, I lost my sight due to juvenile diabetes. I had been raised in the wine business from childhood and had already been working in the...

Alex Elman
December 16 2012

Why Chewing Gum is Bad for Your Health

Chewing gum is not a healthy habit! Gum products contain artificial ingredients and preservatives that contribute to poor dental health as well as...

Katherine Leonard, M.S.
December 2 2012

8 Natural Diabetes Fighters

Diabetes and its complications have become the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States. There are 27 million diabetics in the United States...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
November 6 2012