Cutting out empty calories from added sugars, especially in the form of beverages, is one of the lowest hanging fruit in dietary efforts for improving health. Substituting artificially sweetened (non-nutritive sweeteners or NNSs) alternatives for sugar-sweetened drinks has been a common method for reducing energy intake for a long time now. Unfortunately, due to legitimate […]
In 2019 I was asked by Medscape for my opinion and thoughts regarding “autoimmune protocol” dietary strategy for patients with hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. The author of that article has hashimoto’s herself but was telling a story of a colleague who has hashimoto’s and is trying to delay hypothyroidism through dietary efforts. In addition to reading that […]
More coming soon! For now, just know that adrenal insufficiency (either due to problems of the hypothalamus / pituitary or primary disease of the adrenal glands resulting in low cortisol levels) is a very real and critical diagnosis, but there is NO entity of “adrenal fatigue.” The Endocrine Society’s Hormone Health Network does such a fine job explaining, […]
The Docs Who Lift traditionally recommend a plant-based diet but with inclusion of fish, dairy, and eggs with some other sources of lean animal protein, including beef. That said, a strict vegetarian diet can be healthful if done in a safe and balanced method so it was time they got some personal experience.
The “Crossfit” exercise and fitness movement has been a booming rage over the past few years, and with that popularity, it has also come under scrutiny while also having a very strong and passionate following. Anyone reading this who knows of “crossfit” does not need further clarification, but for any of my patients who are […]