Category Archives: Nutrition

Nourish Your Body & Banish Your Bloat: 3 Success Secrets

Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, admonished us to “let food be thy medicine”. It’s advice that’s perhaps even more relevant today, given the virtual epidemic of digestive complaints we’re seeing. We’ve packed our foods with fillers, preservatives, and synthetic vitamins; grow it in an environment full of pesticides and […]

Eat More Plant Fiber

Most of the people I see in my gastroenterology practice have dysbiosis (microbial imbalance), usually because of too many antibiotics. Some have serious autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis; others are dealing with brain fog, thinning hair, bloating and gas; while frequent colds and sinus infections are the main manifestation in others. You could […]


Greens are the least consumed food in the standard American diet, and the most essential for inner and outer health. They come the closest of any food to meeting our ideal nutritional requirements. It probably wouldn’t surprise you to know that romaine lettuce has more fiber than sirloin, but you may not know that calorie […]