A noted cardiologist, health activist, and author of “The Pioppi Diet” and the forthcoming “The Bitter Pill,” Dr. Malhotra’s next-gen thinking on fixing healthcare for the sake of patients, not profits, is shaking up the medical establishment and giving patients, not medical stakeholders, the power to truly take back control of their health.
Here are a few tips to help you find the carb lane that’s right for you.
When you know cold and flu season is coming, or you’re traveling a lot and feel generally more at risk, add in some of these super-plants to boost your body’s ability to protect itself.
Whether you’re headed off on a day hike or an extended vacay, here are five easy ways to maintain your healthy eating habits away from home.
Just as “adaptogen” is a classification of herbs, so is “nervine.” One major difference is that adaptogens are general in their action — meaning broad and non-specific — whereas nervines are specific. They have a more singular mission: to mellow you out.
The sad truth is that roughly 60 percent of those who develop celiac disease in adulthood don’t heal with a gluten-free diet alone. So, what else is going on?
Choosing warming, healthy fats and hardy vegetables can help us stay grounded and healthy during the autumn season.
After 10 years of living all around the globe with celiac disease, Jodi Ettenberg has become an expert on how to eat as safely as possible in any corner of the world.
Mindless eating comes from being on autopilot, bad habits, stress, distraction, and lack of time. Here’s what that often looks like — and how to correct these behaviors to eat more mindfully.
We all want the best for our children – for their health, happiness and future. One of the best ways to support their growth and their future is through instilling good eating habits and providing them with a nutritious diet. None of this is easy with our busy schedules and our culture of processed food, unhealthy school lunches, and restaurant “kid menus” full of trans-fats and sugar.
Whether we are advised to remove foods due to a medical condition such as pre-diabetes or celiac disease, or we make a commitment to a specific diet such as Paleo, dietary shifts are rarely easy. Beyond mere sustenance, food is part of our culture and our social existence; it is embedded in our daily habits and is a source of pleasure and comfort. When we make changes to our diet, we inevitably make changes to our lives.
In 1946, there was a famous ad that read “more doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” In 1976, Coke’s slogan was “Coke adds Life!” Fast forward a few decades, and we all know better. Both of those ads, however amusingly anachronistic they may now seem, fooled a lot of people and helped damage the bodies of millions of people, the only upside being that now at least, there’s a warning label on cigarettes. I think Coke should have one too. A few years back former Mayor Bloomberg got close by banning sales of super-sized sodas in NYC, a move applauded by all of us in the health community. Not surprisingly, soda manufacturers fought the measure, hoping to shout down health and safety concerns, but the word got out and finally, soda’s getting the bad rap it so richly deserves.