Category Archives: M.D.

The Perils of Industrial Beef

Merry Christmas! — It is a very busy time of the year, but if you eat beef and have the time to read this interview with Michael Pollan about industrial/feedlot beef production in America, you should. I’ve read many excellent … Continue reading

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Full Speed Ahead on Cholesterol — You Can Have Your Lobster Now

Imagine that there was a trusted judge in your town who had been making important decisions for many decades. Let’s say for the sake of argument that he had sent a person to prison many decades ago, but just recently … Continue reading

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The Truth About Getting A Firm Butt

It’s the Holy Grail — a firm, toned butt. And the amount of misinformation out there with regard to how to get one is pretty amazing! The desire to optimize this area of the body seems to be particularly strong … Continue reading

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Processed “Food”

A few months ago, after advising a patient to stop eating processed food, he stopped me and asked me to define what processed food is. It’s such a simple question and is one that isn’t asked often enough. Processed “food” … Continue reading

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Some Nutrition Basics

Many people have had minimal exposure to the basics of nutrition — so I’m going to try to provide some essential information about it here and expand upon other areas in future posts. Nutrition can broadly be broken up into macro … Continue reading

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The Very Limited Value of Body Mass Index (BMI)

There’s more to being lean than just looking good – an appropriate weight is a strong marker for how healthy your body is on a metabolic basis. So beyond how your clothes fit, how does one know what a good … Continue reading

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