Why I Recommend a High-Carb Diet for My Patients with Diabetes

I have many patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in my internal medicine practice. When I ask what foods they think they should limit, the majority answer “carbs.” To… Read more

5 Reasons Why We Should Eat More Beans

Why should we eat beans? There are so many reasons! LONGEVITY: Beans and other legumes (lentils, peas, etc.) are the most important dietary predictor of longevity in people of different… Read more

7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People go plant-based for lots of reasons. These include losing weight, feeling more energetic, reducing the risk of heart disease, decreasing the number of pills they take … there are… Read more

12 Tips for Healthy Weight Loss … with Benefits Beyond the Scale

As an internal medicine physician and director of an obesity program, I am all too familiar with the struggle that many people face when it comes to weight loss. The… Read more

Top 5 Misconceptions About Food: A Doctor’s Daily Experience

As a primary care doctor, I spend my days taking care of patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, and obesity. I also see “healthy” patients whose… Read more