Food & Nutrition

Which is better for your heart? Low Carb versus Low FAT

Which is better for your heart?  Low Carb versus Low FAT

The more we study the more we find that our ancestors where a lot smarter than we are. Being a Caveman means you eat what the good earth provides which is meat and plants. There was no grain, no bread, no processed foods, no high fructose corn syrup and certainly no genetically modified foods. In an article published by the American Medical Association in the Archives of Internal Medicine they reviewed... [Read more]

How I Cut My Cholesterol in Half Without Drugs. Case Study of 65 Year Old Margaret.

How I Cut My Cholesterol in Half Without Drugs. Case Study of 65 Year Old Margaret.

Margaret came to me at 65 years of age and wanted to change her life. She was tired of feeling tired and knew that her health was taking a nosedive. She had a laundry list of complaints that was growing with each passing year and she feared that her next 2 decades would be miserable if she didn't get things in order. Despite appropriate drug therapy by her primary care doctor her lab numbers were getting... [Read more]

Let’s Go to the AIRPORT for Some Healthy Food!

Let’s Go to the AIRPORT for Some Healthy Food!

That's right, I said airport. Many of my patients have heavy travel schedules and I commonly hear the response, "Well it's impossible to eat healthy when you travel." I typically just take a deep breath and simply try to absorb the expressed frustration but after years of these deep breaths I now have to explode and cry "WRONG!!!" I travel monthly related to lectures and education and find myself in... [Read more]

Why Are GMO Foods So Scary?

Why Are GMO Foods So Scary?

Lets explore what is going on when we ingest GMO foods. Its not just food on its way to becoming poop, there is a lot more happening. To understand it lets first look at how GMO’s are made. So when you think about high tech bio-engineering and gene splicing what picture comes to mind? Tiny precision instruments delicately moving microscopic genes to precise locations? Well, the truth is they use... [Read more]

GMO 101. What are genetically modified foods and how can they affect me?

GMO 101. What are genetically modified foods and how can they affect me?

So what is GMO? You see this in the grocery, in the news and on packages. The letters stand for “Genetically Modified Organism.” You will hear some claim that these are fine, no big deal, its just food. But I want to share with you some of the background story behind GMO’s so that you can decide for yourself if a deeper inquiry is warranted or perhaps strict avoidance is justified. So why... [Read more]

Your Heart Loves Eggs. You Want Proof?

Your Heart Loves Eggs.  You Want Proof?

It seems every few years I have to go back and restate what the literature continues to show which is – “eggs are good food.” There is a MYTH that eggs elevate cholesterol and cause heart disease. That statement has a couple of problems. First of all cholesterol does not cause heart disease. This has been an established fact for more than a decade. The majority of patients that suffer a heart... [Read more]

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