Ask the Diet Doctor: Is Dairy Healthy?

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Q: What’s the deal with dairy? I’ve heard so many different things! A: Milk, despite being a dietary staple for a very long time, does have its controversial side: On the one hand, you hear that milk and dairy are good sources of calcium, so you should consume them; on the other, you’re told that […]

Ask the Diet Doctor: The Power of Probiotics

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Q: Should I take a probiotic supplement? A: The bacterial landscape of your digestive track is in a constant state of flux due to a variety of factors such as diet, stress, medication, and more, many of which we don’t fully appreciate. Click here to read this article at shape.com

Ask the Diet Doctor: Benefits of Plant Waters

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Q: Are there any health benefits to the new wave of water alternatives? A: Thanks to the booming popularity of coconut water, many new twists on plain old H20 have arrived at grocery stores, positioning themselves as alternatives to traditional sports drinks and claiming additional health benefits. Click here to read this article at shape.com

Dropping the A-Bomb on Your Waistline

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Fat cells are always looked at as the enemy, yet once, they were our closest allies. Back in harder times when food was scarce, humans relied upon fat as a trusty backup fuel source. Recently, however, a dark cloud of hate has enshrouded the once beloved fat cell. No longer is it seen as a […]