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Lifestyle Matters: How to Prevent Fatty liver, Diabetes, and Heart disease.

I have been doing a lot of research into the pathways that result in a fatty liver (fat deposition in liver) and belly fat and how to prevent it.  These two conditions are the precursors to the development of diabetes

Posted in Lifestyle, Nutrition & Weight, prevention of endocrine disease, Wellness & Prevention

Tackle weight gain, irritable bowel, and body inflammation with food.

Many patients have a desire to lose weight and assume that the problem is due to their thyroid and hormone imbalances. While some patients do have thyroid or hormone problems that can be fixed, they may still not lose weight with treatment.

Posted in Lifestyle, Nutrition & Weight, Wellness & Prevention

A lower T3 is associated with a longer life.

A lower T3 in healthy individuals is associated with a longer life. Lower t3 and T4 and higher TSH (blood test that lean toward mild hypothyroids) are associated with a longer life. Supporting Facts are :1)The lower the t4 the

Posted in Lifestyle, Nutrition & Weight, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Wellness & Prevention

Best Type of High Protein Diet Depends On Your Health.

I will discuss 2 articles on this topic for this blog: High protein diets are helpful with weight loss but there has been a concern that high protein diets can be damaging to the kidneys. This first article, published in

Posted in Lifestyle, Nutrition & Weight, Wellness & Prevention

Cancer and Nutrition

I attended a lecture today by Dr. Barry Boyd, an oncologist affiliated with Yale and Greenwich Hospital. Discussion focused on how cancers happen in the first place, and the effect of long-term diet and lifestyle on cancer risk, progression and

Posted in Cancer, Nutrition & Weight

Detox From American Diet

This Article parallels my yearly advice and recommendation for detoxification and weight loss for my patients with endocrine issues. This is particularly useful for patients with Graves’ disease and for patients undergoing thyroid surgery procedures. This works! Be Well! How

Posted in Nutrition & Weight, Thyroid

Pregnancy and Weight Loss

Many of my patients have trouble getting back to their weight after pregnancy. Just read in New England Journal of Medicine December 5 issue a Perspective article about how early should obesity prevention start. The authors were Drs. MW Gillman and

Posted in Nutrition & Weight

Mindfulness in Eating

Check out this amazing TED Talk: Sandra Aamodt: Why dieting doesn’t usually work This is one of the most lucid explanation of set point and weight regulation that I have heard. This is part of what I discuss with patients

Posted in Mindfulness, Nutrition & Weight

Why Do We Gain Weight?

A weighted thought: Why do we gain weight? 1) Disturbance of our circadian cycle. All the tissues in the body have an internal clock. The turning off and on of these genes in a timely way regulate hormones and metabolism.

Posted in Nutrition & Weight