Dr. Goodman's Blog

Tick Prevention Tips

    Most of us have heard that a tick apocalypse is here.  We have also seen that ticks are transmitting diseases other than lyme, including relapsing fever, babesiosis, and Powassan virus.  I am still planning to go outside, ride my bike, plant my vegetable garden, and do an occasional hike.  I will be careful … Read more Tick Prevention Tips

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

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, … Read more Testing and Treatment for Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

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 … Read more CT NDs Need Your Help

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

Mindful Eating Tips: Enjoy the Holidays Without Regret

Many of you who come to me for help losing weight have developed healthy habits of moderation and use My Fitness Pal to keep from going too far off-track.  Still, most of you are justifiably concerned about how you will get through the “Trifecta” of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s without sabotaging the progress you’ve … Read more Mindful Eating Tips: Enjoy the Holidays Without Regret