Who has a favorite food that you mostly try to avoid because it's not so healthy (I know I do!)? Pizza is probably top of many people's list. A NYC slice eaten on the street, a fancy wood-burning oven pizza, and anything in between.
Hypertension is a major driver of both stroke and heart attack. But for common cases of borderline high BP, the best medicine is upgrading the way you live: your diet and your exercise habits and the way you deal with stress.
One of the most common and health-undermining problems I see in my patients is eating too many carbs every day. And it’s a problem that’s hardly confined to my practice. The total amount of calories that Americans consume hasn’t appreciably gone up since the ‘80s when the national waistline began to dramatically expand...
Need a reason to consider ‘going keto’? It can help turn down the dial on a number of chronic health conditions – think hypertension, diabetes, obesity – no prescription necessary. Here’s the skinny on why this fat-burning way to eat is so effective – and what to expect if you’re considering making the switch.
A typical breakfast is full of sugar and processed carbs - oatmeal with brown sugar, cereal with milk, pancakes with maple syrup, toast with jam… the list goes on. It’s the toughest meal to switch up when we are helping patients move to a lower carbohydrate diet.
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