In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “do not supplement.” What […]
Lead from occupational exposures, shooting ranges, eggs and bone broth is reviewed.
Syncope, otherwise known as fainting, is the sudden, brief loss of consciousness caused by diminished blood flow to our brain. About one in five people […]
Is the link between chocolate and acne from the sugar, the milk, or the cocoa? Researchers put white chocolate, dark chocolate, baking chocolate, and cocoa powder to the test to find out.
What are the effects of dairy products, sugar, and chocolate on pimple formation?
How many years of life are lost to potentially preventable cancers? Every year, more than five million expected years of life are lost to lung […]
A video explaining my traffic light system for ranking the relative healthfulness of Green Light vs. Yellow Light vs. Red Light foods.
Medicine is messy. One of the reasons researchers experiment on animals is they can create uniform, standardized injuries to test potential remedies. It’s not like […]
Fact Boxes can quantify benefits and harms in a clear and accessible format.
If doctors don’t understand health statistics how can they possibly counsel patients properly?
The processed food industries now use tactics similar to those used by cigarette companies to undermine public health interventions. “In 1954 the tobacco industry paid […]
“Early” detection is actually really late. Without mammograms, breast cancer may not be caught for an average of 22.8 years, but with mammograms, breast cancer may only grow and spread for 21.4 years.
When you count all the little folds, the total surface area of our gut is about 3,000 square feet. That’s larger than a tennis court. […]
Watching this video, you’ll know more than an estimated 97% of doctors about a critical concept called lead-time bias.
Should laptops not be on laps? What is the effect of WiFi exposure on sperm motility and DNA damage?
I recently took the stage at TEDxSedona to talk about Food as Medicine. Watch it here. And if you missed my appearance on Live with Kelly […]