108 Items Tagged

fat

5 Tips To Manage Cravings & Quit Sugar

It's now widely accepted that sugar is responsible for more than just cavities! Diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer have all been...

Mandy King, CNP
May 5 2014

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Childhood Obesity: A Pediatrician Explains

“How do you do your job?” “I wouldn’t touch those kids with a 10-foot pole!” “Your clinic is a mini-psych ward!” “Nothing works!”

Dr. Dyan Hes
March 24 2014

Study: Saturated Fats Don't Cause Heart Disease

We’ve been told for years that consuming greasy foods will lead us to an early grave. The explanation that saturated fats cause premature death by...

Austin Perlmutter, M.D.
March 19 2014

Why I Hate "Bikini Body" Pressure + How To Get Over It For Good

Spring is almost here, which means it’s time for my least favorite rite of spring: everywhere you look, online or off, women’s publications out there...

Rebeca Plantier
March 19 2014

6 Great Reasons To Fall In Love With Olive Oil

As a top importer of the world’s olive oil, the United States has a serious passion for this popular salad topper. America’s olive oil consumption has...

Austin Perlmutter, M.D.
March 11 2014

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Good Fat?

Olive oil has become a universal sign of fine dining. The waiter brings a basket of freshly baked bread, places a dish on the table, and with a...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 4 2014

What I Learned From A Low-Sugar 28-Day Detox To Treat Candida

Initially, I made my commitment to detox (under my doctor's supervision), in order to clear a skin infection, which was a direct result of candida.

Diana Brook
February 16 2014

5 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan Snacks!

A few days ago, I was in my office snacking on some roasted chickpeas. A few people asked what I was eating. Which is the story of my life! I eat...

Amy Shah, M.D.
February 5 2014

How To Make Sure You Get The Fats Your Body Needs

You’ve probably heard omega-3 and omega-6 fats referred to as "essential fats." This is because our bodies cannot make them; they must be obtained...

Winnie Abramson
January 28 2014

If You're Going To Eat A Fatty Meal, Here's How To Be Smart About It

One of the most exciting scientific observations in decades is that eating the right food, with a focus on fruits and vegetables, can have a positive...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
January 13 2014

5 Awesome Exercises For A 30-Minute Fat-Burning Workout

Not all exercises are created equal! Some exercises may be great for toning and tightening but may not burn a lot of calories. If you’re looking to...

Dawna Stone
January 13 2014

Why Everyone Should Get To Know Ghee

I love fat, and every two weeks or so I devote a little time to making my favorite type of it. For 15 minutes, I'm engrossed in the essential ritual...

Julia Clarke
January 8 2014

Stop Fearing Fat! Just Be Smarter With Your Choices

Over the past 50 years there's been an endless barrage of misinformation and propaganda against eating fat. Although old belief systems die hard, we...

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
November 7 2013

Get Your Omega-3s With This Smoked Salmon Pasta Recipe!

This is my favorite pasta dish for a number of reasons. It ticks all the right boxes in term of nutrition, is seriously tasty, and, best of all, it...

Katrina Loop
September 8 2013

The Surprising Reason Why Many People Can't Lose Weight

If you find losing weight to be difficult, you're not alone. But your leptin receptors might be.

Kirsten McCulloch
August 22 2013

The 4 Simple Steps I Took To Lose 30 Pounds

When we think of fat, we tend to think of the muffin top that exists around our midsection, or of the other jiggly bits that come about from too many...

Adam Hill
August 16 2013

12 All-Natural Ways To Deal With Cellulite

Although the word "cellulite" might sound like a health condition, it is in fact not harmful. Many doctors consider cellulite an absolutely normal...

Osha Key
August 16 2013

Why BMI Is A Terrible Measure Of Your Health

BMI. Body Mass Index. Just hearing those words makes me feel uneasy. This chart, first developed in the mid-19th century, measures our gender, age,...

Julie Hunter
August 13 2013

7 Reasons You Should Spend Less Time (Not More!) Working Out

Think you have to spend more time in the gym in order to meet your fitness goals? Think again.