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7 Essential Strategies To Fight Chronic Disease

Heads up: the statistics are grim. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, type 2 diabetes in America has tripled since the...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
February 3 2015

5 Reasons To Try Paleo Instead Of Pills

We're facing a modern epidemic of chronic disease unlike anything humans have ever experienced. A billion people worldwide are suffering from diabetes...

Chris Kresser
January 6 2015

Why This Cardiologist Recommends Probiotics For Heart Health

There's no doubt that when the hottest topics in medicine for 2014 are compiled, the microbiome will be on everybody's short list. This mass of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 24 2014

How Artificial Sweeteners Lead To Diabetes

Earlier this fall, a study was published in Nature that caused a stir both in medical circles and the mainstream media. Why? Because the researchers...

Dr. Jeffrey Bland
December 10 2014

NY Politician Wants To Put Warning Labels On Soda

Sugar is one of our biggest enemies: You name the illness, and you can bet sugar is associated with it. And, as we know, it can be found in harmful...

Emi Boscamp
November 13 2014

I Was Suicidal, So I Ditched Sugar & It Changed My Life

It was December of 2006. To say I thought my life sucked is putting it mildly.

Heather Esposito
November 3 2014

Does Drinking Soda Take 5 Years Off Your Life?

A study published this week provides shocking data about what soda might do to our life span. A team at the University of California San Francisco...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 18 2014

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

9 Ways To Up Your Chances Of A Long & Healthy Life

Are we doing everything we can to live long and healthy lives? According to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

May 7 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

To Prevent Diabetes, Have Another Cup Of Coffee

Seems like every day there's another study telling us that coffee is good for us. Or terrible. Well, here's one more to add to the mix.

April 29 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