Do lean and obese people have different gut bacteria?
October 10, 2016 by Deana Ferreri, Ph.D. Comments (1)

You may have heard of a study described something somewhat like this: Gut bacteria from obese mice were transferred to lean mice, and the lean mice started to gain weight.  Several studies have found variability in the microbiomes between lean and obese people. It may sound like a change to the bacterial species populating the gut could be a magic pill that sparks weight loss, but it’s not so magical; for each of us, the profile of the gut microbiome is primarily a result of what we eat. Research on the microbiome is abundant but relatively new, and there is not yet a definition ... Read More


A new blood test detects cancer very early. Here’s how it works.

September 15, 2016 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (6)

Uncontrolled cell growth and proliferation is one of the defining characteristics of cancer. Normal cells have safety measures in place to regulate the processes of DN  ... Read More

Tips for Staying Healthy When Dining Out

August 24, 2016 by Johanna "Jo-Jo" Stefano, M.S.   Comments (1)

Dining out can be one of the biggest challenges when changing your diet. The good news is that you do not need to sacrifice your social life to gain superior health!&n  ... Read More

Eat Plant Protein to Live Longer

August 11, 2016 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (3)

A newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine has investigated the relationship between (animal vs. plant) protein sources and mortality risk from almost 30 year  ... Read More

This Summer, Make a Resolution That’s Easy, Fun and Delicious

August 02, 2016 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (4)

New Year’s Eve is the traditional time for making resolutions to lose weight and improve your health. But when you think about it, summer offers many advantages  ... Read More

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