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 […]
I was recently 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 article […]
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 […]