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Are All Calories Created Equal?

Jeff Hyman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Experts agree that since the body uses calories from different nutrients in different ways, the key to successful weight loss is paying attention to more than just the numbers on a box.

Juice Cleanses: The New Eating Disorder?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Might the chronic nutrient deficiency associated with prolonged cleanses and juice fasts lead to degenerative changes in bones and muscles two or three decades later? If we want to be healthy in brain and body, we must not rely on nutrients that would not even nourish a gnat.

Blood Sugar Solution Challenge Final Day

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

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!

Eat 'Good' White Foods

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

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 For Life

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Beans are one of nature's wonder foods. But why are beans so healthful and how do they help you lose weight?

Brown Is Back! Lose Weight With Chocolate

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Chocolate is a weight loss food.

Tea Up For Good Health

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

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.

Go Green To Get Lean

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There is a reason so much of the planet is green, or at least used to be.

Why You Should Eat Nuts

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

What? Eat nuts? But I have always been told nuts are fattening. Unfortunately conventional wisdom is completely wrong here.

Flax Offers Three-For-One Metabolic Power

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Flax is a super food. It gives you a three-for-one metabolism boost. Learn why flax is so powerful and some simple ways to add it to your diet.

Isn't It Time for Personalized Diets?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

There are choices for almost everything these days. Call the customer service department of your cell provider or cable company and you will be offered (in a maddeningly slow computerized voice) at least a half a dozen options from which to choose.

'Rough It Up' For Weight Loss

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The Japanese have been eating a powerful weight loss food for centuries. So did our ancient ancestors who got ten times more of this critical substance than modern Americans.

Optimize With Organics

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

You might think that you won't have fewer pounds, only fewer dollars if you go organic. But think again.

How To Get Rid Of Toxic Fat

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Today we are seeing obese 6-month-old babies! Why? It sure isn't because they are asking mom for the keys to the car so they can go grab another cheeseburger.

'Cool It Down' To Lose Weight

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There is a hidden fire smoldering inside your body that is causing you to gain weight, get sick, and it is sending your blood sugar on a roller coaster ride.

Smart Moves: Exercise Intelligently

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

You can exercise less to lose more weight if you know how.

Take A Daily Vitamin To Balance Your Blood Sugar

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Most doctors think vitamins just make expensive urine and you can get all the nutrients you need from food. However, increasing evidence indicates that supplementation is a key treatment in reversing diabesity.

Take A Break Before Bed To Avoid Weight Gain

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Do you want to look like a Sumo wrestler? Of course not! Unfortunately most Americans unwittingly follow the "Sumo wrestler weight gain program," which is why more than two thirds of us are overweight.

Sleep To Shed Pounds

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

If your metabolism slows down while you sleep, wouldn't it make sense to stay up a few extra hours at night to keep your metabolic fire burning as a way to lose weight? No! Find out why common sense doesn't make sense.

To Get Healthy Eat Often And In More Small Servings

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Common sense says that if you skip lunch or only eat one meal a day, you will eat less and lose weight. Unfortunately common sense doesn't always make sense for your body

Why You Should Eat Breakfast Everyday

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There are very few things in medical science that have been proven in virtually EVERY study to help you lose weight and re-balance your blood sugar. Today Dr. Hyman reveals one of them.

Foods To Lose: Hidden Food Allergens

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

So what's the story with gluten? Is it really the modern evil everyone says it is?

Protein To Power Your Metabolism

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There is one type food that has been shown in study after study to boost your metabolism.

Eat Fat For Weight Loss

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Learn more about the exact kinds of fats you need to lose weight and rebalance your blood sugar.

How To Trade Energy 'Blockers' for Energy 'Burners'

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was a simple trick or two that would magically help you lose weight?