I recently heard of an interesting study. In it, research suggested that beets might be dangerous for those with thyroid disease. Once I heard it, I knew I had to find out whether or not this was true. So, today, let’s dig in: are beets safe for your thyroid?
Today we’re continuing our conversation on the effect of grains on health. I’m joined by Stephen Yafa, an author and speaker who has critically studied the current ideas and widely accepted misconceptions about wheat — if it has been genetically modified in dangerous ways, whether its basic structure has changed over recent decades, and whether it triggers diseases outside of Celiac. Stephen clarifies the differences between refined wheat and whole wheat, explains the benefits of various types of sourdough, and offers insights into the artisanal flour movement in America.
The Mediterranean diet is considered the top diet in the world, but what exactly makes it so successful? How difficult is it to get started? How expensive is it? There are many myths surrounding the Mediterranean diet that can confuse and complicate this highly effective method for losing weight and living longer, but on today’s episode we’re going to separate fact from fiction as we dive into the delicious details of the Mediterranean diet.
You have probably heard that you want to avoid industrial seed oils because they are highly inflammatory, prone to oxidative stress, and basically bad news all around. I have heard that, too, and I totally get the ideas behind them. But, is it all true?
Today we’re continuing our conversation about grains with family physician, nutritional researcher, president of the Nutritional Research Foundation and best-selling author Dr. Joel Fuhrman. He and I discuss the role that plant foods have in promoting overall health, especially whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds.
I want to share with you one of my new favorite foods. While it might seem a bit exotic or difficult to work with, it is anything but! In fact, based on the benefits, I think it should be an essential part of your diet moving forward. I’m talking about […]
Today is the first episode of a three part series that examines the effect of grains on health. I’m joined today by the Gluten-Free Warrior — Dr. Peter Osborne, the founder of the Gluten-Free Society who works to help people with autoimmune and degenerative diseases.
Have you ever heard of T2? I’m sure you know of T4. Maybe even T3 and its role in your health. But, T2 may just be the unsung hero in your thyroid’s spectrum of hormones. That’s why, today, I’m dedicating some time to share with you how T2 works. We […]
I’m joined today by Chris Masterjohn, PhD to examine the pathway that turns carbs into fat. I admire Chris as someone who is consistently putting out good data and cutting through the hype that too often confuses too many of us. Like me, Chris does not fully endorse a low-carb or ketogenic diet, and he explains why.
On this episode I want to address your fears about how carbohydrates really affect your health. Our understanding of energy balance has increased dramatically over the last decade, and I want to make sure that you have a solid understanding of the science-based information that is available today so that you can make the best decisions for your health. Carbs have been villainized for too long and I want to help you understand the dangers of eliminating any macronutrients from your diet.