Nutrition Advice From a Phone App: Does It Really Work?

Cook? Between the job, the kids, and everyone’s social calendars, who has time to cook anymore? I hear the same lament all the time from busy parents. Who has time to worry about food? I’ve often felt the same way myself. Sometimes I cringe when I think back to the food “products” I allowed my 2 older … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons Why Diets Fail

Do you ever wonder why you are not successful at dieting? Here are 5 reasons why your diets may be failing…   #1:  The Word “Diet” People who are in good shape are not those who went on a diet once—they are people who consistently make good food choices, aside from a few indulgences here and … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Vitamin D – Why It’s the Sexiest Vitamin Around

Have you been getting enough D? Among other things, Vitamin D impacts your sex hormones and your mood, which, if you’re like most people, you definitely want working as well as possible! Vitamin D is so important, it’s one of my top six biohacks. Vitamin D deficiency can cause low estrogen in women, … [Read more...]

What is Personalized Medicine? A New Way Of Looking at Health Care

Greetings to you—the women, the men, the health warriors and advocates—who follow my good friend and colleague, Sara Gottfried, MD. I am Dr. Jeff Bland and there is a very good chance this is the first time you have heard my name (and that’s okay). But I’m not new on the scene, believe me—the … [Read more...]

What You Don’t Know About Allergies May Be Causing You Unnecessary Suffering

When my son Cody was born, what should have been the happiest time of my life quickly became a nightmare. At three months old, my baby was plagued with allergies – and I don’t mean simple rashes and sneezing. Cody suffered from a range of severe allergic reactions, including hives and intense rashes … [Read more...]

Does Meat Cause Cancer? Revisiting the Meat, IGF-1, and Cancer Connection

"A note from Dr. Sara: When you read Personal Paleo Code by Chris Kresser, and try to reconcile the Paleo Diet with T. Colin Campbell's The China Study and/or Joel Fuhrman's Eat to Live, you're likely to get increasingly confused by the conflicting opinions. I'm delighted to present Brian Rigby's … [Read more...]

How to Be More Effective and Less Stressed in 4 Simple Steps

I founded a system of productivity called The Art of Less Doing, but my journey to get there started with a health crisis. About seven years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. I had a pretty severe case, and was put on a lot of medication (all of which had nasty side effects). The systemic … [Read more...]