Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2017’

Low Carb + High Fat = Healthier You? Yes, According to These Authors

To my patients and readers of this blog, it comes as no surprise that I endorse a nutrient-dense, low carb, high(er) fat diet.  The ratios work out to 50-60% fat, 25-30% protein, and 15-25% carbohydrates.  My patients are eating healthy, (mostly) whole foods, doing a lot more of their own cooking, and reversing serious conditions such as hypertension and diabetes.

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Testing and Treatment for Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

Testing and Treatment for Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses   Anyone in this area either has been or knows someone who has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.  Many of you have also been exposed to one of many other diseases carried by ticks, such as Babesiosis, Erlichiosis, and others.  You know firsthand that these illnesses, especially if not caught early,

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CT NDs Need Your Help

CT NDs Need Your Help:  Please Contact Your Legislator(s)! Hearing is Monday March 20th   “Anything worth having is worth fighting for”.  That’s certainly the case with the long-overdue revision in the practice law for NDs in Connecticut.  Thanks in no small part to the support of our patients, family and friends, we NDs continue to make progress toward our

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A Review of “The Big Fat Surprise” by Nina Teicholz

In her informative, extremely readable and often exasperating history of how saturated fat came to be demonized and shunted aside in favor of less healthy food choices, Nina Teicholz shows us how dietary orthodoxies are established and research is directed and interpreted to support the status quo, no matter how misguided and inaccurate.  Teicholz also reveals how those who came

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