Published August 2013 So what’s the deal with salt? You know you need some of it, but everywhere you see advertising and headlines telling you to eat less of it. You might have salt cravings but you feel guilty indulging in them because you’ve heard from everyone, the government to personal trainers to your mother-in-law, […]
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I’ve always wondered if the butchers behind the counter at Whole Foods are ostracized by their plant-centric co-workers. With all the movies like Food, Inc that cause people to immediately become vegan, to the studies stating that meat causes cancer, and is inflammatory, is it no wonder that many of our patients apologetically admit that they still eat meat? So what’s the truth about meat? Is it really that bad?
Year after year we get the same question: “Should I get the flu shot?” And according to experts, this year’s flu season is going to be a whopper.(1) The topic of whether to vaccinate is a loaded one and not what we’ll be tackling in its entirety today. Rather, we will present the cold hard […]
It’s barely December and we are already seeing clients struggling with colds, viruses, and other unsavory seasonal illnesses. Why oh why is it the tastiest and most festive times of year are also the most sickly!? It just doesn’t seem fair. Thankfully, there is a lot you can do to prevent pesky seasonal illnesses like […]
In last month’s post I intended to fully cover the top 10 reasons we’re fat, and what to do about it. But before I knew it, I had written an epically long blog post that, I was told, should be split in two (lest I overwhelm my dear readers). So, today I bring you the […]
Blood Sugar: The Difference in Diets
Dr. Marlene Merritt explains the confusion around other “diets” and why they may have worked in the past, but why they fail for most people now.