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Dr. Perlmutter, author of “Grain Brain” responds to “meat and cheese may be as bad for you as smoking” study
As you may have heard, University of Southern California researchers recently published a report in the journal Cell Metabolism in which they related consumption of higher levels of protein from animal sources to increased mortality risk as well as increased…read more
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This week, survivors of Winter 2014 applied dark smudges to their foreheads in the annual ritual of Ash Wednesday. The black patches seem to mirror the grime that has accumulated on the icy scrim that lines our sidewalks and streets…read more
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At this point in time, and in science, we know that low-fat diets aren’t helpful. Indeed, they’re harmful. The Dietary Guidelines, which encourage the substitution of fats with carbohydrates, have caused our rampant epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes. …read more
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Being a coffee drinker, and at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, as are we all, I was heartened by this study appearing in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The researchers followed 1,409 individuals, aged 65-79, for an average of 21 years….read more
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Have you been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Do you suffer from gas, belching, bloating, cramps, abdominal distention, diarrhea and/or constipation? All these may be manifestations of SIBO. SIBO happens when the small intestine, normally free of bacteria, become…read more
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We already know that man-made trans fats are bad, but polyunsaturated vegetable oils are highly volatile, especially when subjected to heat extraction, processing and cooking. This propagates oxidation and free radicals. Of these industrially processed oils, some of the worst…read more
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by Ronald L. Hoffman, M.D.
How to Talk with Your Doctor is a book for patients and doctors alike. It arms patients with the tools and knowledge they need to communicate better with physicians about using the best high-tech and alternative treatments. At the same time, it helps doctors balance their skepticism of complementary and alternative approaches with open-mindedness.
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