So one day I decided that striving for perfection really wasn't a necessary or helpful goal. And I struck a new deal with myself: Rather than feeling compelled to make healthy choices all the time, I would simply make healthy choices most of the time.
You eat clean, or so you think you do, but you can't lose those last 10 pounds. Let me explain why you're having so much trouble.
Even for someone who spends as much time in the diet war trenches as I do, the barrage of the past week has been noteworthy for its intensity, and its implications -- both exceptionally hopeful, and dire.<
The truth about saturated fat is not unsettled. What is unsettled is: Can we handle the truth?
It enhances your sex life. Enough said.
Dr. Mark Hyman, author of "Eat Fat, Get Thin," tells us that fat is one of the body’s most basic building blocks and explains three of the many health benefits that come along with incorporating more fat into your diet.
Of course we also don't live in a food vacuum. I walk an hour most days, drink wine with dinner most nights, drink a lot
I'm Miriam Ava, the ambassador of good taste. I share messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. The launch of Dr. Mark
"I think when we're striving, we often end up with not letting magic happen," said Dr. Hyman. "We're trying too hard, we're
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Hyman, M.D. -- a leading functional medicine doctor and author of numerous
While leading experts site stress, infections, toxins as influencers of autoimmune diseases, diet is also top of the list.
With high rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases, heath care spending continues to rise, putting an enormous
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The Cleveland Clinic experience with IFM provides an opportunity to deeply engage, with proactive use of groups and team
The main theme of the summit was clear: Eat clean and focus on both mental and physical exercise. Focus on the power of plants
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program. The Challenge: How
The idea that a calorie is a calorie, that everybody should just eat less and exercise more and that if you're overweight it's simply a matter of willpower -- all the stuff we've all come to accept as medial fact over the last few years -- is thrown out by the panel of experts in Fed Up.
I recently attended Arianna Huffington's event, THRIVE, and listened to both Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Mark Hyman discussing the significant role of diet in overall well-being. The physical cannot be separated from the mental, and in fact without it thriving is almost impossible.
If you are one of those highly accomplished, over-caffeinated, exhausted business leaders, you're in luck. It is now cool to admit it, and approach things in a healthier way.
If there was one overarching message to come out of last week's Thrive conference, it's that the traditional vision of success -- one that values money and power above all else -- is seriously wanting. And it's time for a change.