38 Articles by Mark Hyman, M.D.

Mark Hyman, M.D.

7 Simple Food Rules For A Long, Happy Life

Preventive medicine is the best form of medicine.

Mark Hyman, M.D.
May 30 2016

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Sleep Better Naturally

I knew I had to make sleep a priority for my health. Here are the six strategies that worked.

Mark Hyman, M.D.
May 23 2016

What I Always Tell My Patients Who Have Depression

As a functional medicine doctor, I take a different approach to depression: I look for the underlying cause. We eliminate things that cause imbalances...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
May 3 2016

9 Lifestyle Changes I Always Recommend To Patients With Autoimmune Diseases

Identifying and eliminating the root cause of autoimmune diseases requires detective work, trial and error, and patience—but the results are worth it....

Mark Hyman, M.D.
April 25 2016

7 Things I Always Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Weight

What works for you may not work for everyone. Everyone is different and has different biochemical needs. But regardless of your genes, everyone can...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
April 15 2016

The Saturated Fat That Keeps You Full + Burns Fat: A Doctor Explains

By now, you probably know that eating fat won't make you fat. In fact, there's a unique fat I use every day that can actually keep you full and help...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
April 4 2016

The #1 Thing Derailing Your Weight Loss: A Doctor Explains

Even if you’re eating a healthy diet, there's one major factor that could derail your best efforts to become lean and healthy: not getting sufficient...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
December 12 2015

The Single Most Important Food To Eat For Weight Loss: A Doctor Explains

Traditional thinking suggests carbohydrates are bad for you.

Mark Hyman, M.D.
October 26 2015

7 Secrets To Eating Healthy When You're Short On Time & Money

The food industry wants us to believe that cooking is time-consuming, inconvenient, and expensive. Fast-food manufacturers and grocers have...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
September 7 2015

Do You Need Supplements If You Eat A Healthy Diet? A Doctor Explains

The question of supplements if very confusing for most people. After all, shouldn’t eating a whole, fresh, unprocessed foods diet provide all the...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
August 31 2015

Why I Tell My Patients To Eat Breakfast If They Want To Lose Weight

Over my several decades as a doctor, I’ve seen numerous patients who struggle to lose weight. And more often than not, a quick look at their food...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
July 10 2015

What I Tell My Patients About Belly Fat + How To Get Rid Of It

Shockingly, about 69% of American adults are overweight, leading to an increased risk for numerous chronic illnesses, including heart disease, stroke,...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
June 30 2015

How To Boost Your Sex Drive (No Pills Necessary!)

You’ve probably seen ads in your favorite magazine about some special supplement that gives you magical powers in the bedroom. Maybe you’ve addressed...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
June 12 2015

The One Practice You Need To Be Truly Happy

Living in the 21st century means our attention often becomes derailed by email, iPhones, text messages, bad news on television, and the stresses of...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
March 19 2015

Why Everyone Should Consider Going "Pegan"

Food is medicine, and my job as a doctor involves advising people about the most nutrient dense foods to prevent, treat, and even reverse chronic...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
February 17 2015

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

Why Sugar Is The New Fat + 10 Ways To Break Your Addiction

The statistics are sobering. The average American consumes about 152 pounds of sugar a year, or about 22 teaspoons a day. If you have kids, they...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
September 14 2014