Yes, Vitamin D is a Scam

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Vitamin D. This is exactly the sort of thing I write about regularly that drives me crazy. Physicians and patients never seem to appreciate when they are being manipulated and used by others for financial gain. This excellent new exposé in the New York Times details the conflicts of interest, behind-the-scenes payments, and denial-of-science behind […]

How I Lost 40 Pounds

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When I talk to patients about weight loss, they usually tell me about their plans to exercise more and eat healthier. Recently, they ask me how I have lost 40 pounds or what magic I used to slim down. Most are sad to learn that there is no magic bullet. That being said, losing weight […]

Dieting Myths

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Have you ever heard a weight loss plan like this? Start eating clean. Avoid gluten, salt, and sugar. Use cinnamon and apple cider vinegar. Detox with natural antioxidants. Make sure you eat fat-burning pineapple every day. Eat only organic food. Make sure most of your diet comes from good calories, from whole foods and not […]