Until two weekends ago, I had never meditated, I don't regularly do yoga, and my go-to meal is typically french fries. When it comes to alternative me...
The idea that a calorie is a calorie, that everybody should just eat less and exercise more and that if you're overweight it's simply a matter of willpower -- all the stuff we've all come to accept as medial fact over the last few years -- is thrown out by the panel of experts in Fed Up.
I recently attended Arianna Huffington's event, THRIVE, and listened to both Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Mark Hyman discussing the significant role of diet in overall well-being. The physical cannot be separated from the mental, and in fact without it thriving is almost impossible.
If you are one of those highly accomplished, over-caffeinated, exhausted business leaders, you're in luck. It is now cool to admit it, and approach things in a healthier way.
When it comes to weight loss, there's a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. And if you believe it, it could be getting in your way.
It is a dangerous assertion that functional medicine treats the patient as a whole whereas conventional medicine does not.
For those curious about new directions in the culinary world, this weekend offered views that would titillate the taste buds of any gourmet.
Much has been written about poverty and its effects on diabetes and obesity. Just a few weeks ago, Mark Hyman, MD, tackled this issue in a cohesive a...
My promise to my patients and their families -- and to my family and to myself -- is to spend more time prescribing and living life, to honor the power of food, activity, rest and mindfulness to promote healing and prevent illness. I am fully and authentically committed to walking this walk.
Nutrition experts have long known that one of the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy weight range is to focus on nutritional quality first.
In this video I share about why I think sleep is a spiritual practice. Hop into bed with me and learn my tips for how to get more rest and the spiritual benefits of sleep.
I'd like to thank you for joining me on this challenge. My hope is that you have lost weight, your blood sugar balance has improved, and you are now feeling great!
Mostly we should stay away from white food -- white flour, white sugar, white rice, starchy whitepotatoes. These raise our blood sugar quickly and guarantee progressive weight gain. But there are a few wonderful white foods full of nutrients, protein, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying compounds.
Beans are one of nature's wonder foods. But why are beans so healthful and how do they help you lose weight?
Chocolate is a weight loss food.
Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. And it may have something to do with the health and slim figures of the Japanese and Chinese populations.