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If Fructose Is So Bad – Should I Eat Fruit?

If Fructose Is So Bad – Should I Eat Fruit?

With all the nuances of dietary recommendations from keto to paleo to vegan to who knows what else, one thing is clear: there is absolutely no need for added fructose, or any sugars for that matter, in the h...
Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

While we accept the notion of the important influences of lifestyle choices as they relate, for example, to the heart, the immune system, lung function, longevity, and even cancer risk, the notion that what ...
The Source of Our Most Challenging Epidemic

The Source of Our Most Challenging Epidemic

As you may recall, the last time we had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Lustig was when he published The Hacking of the American Mind, elucidating how the processed food industry has hacked our bodie...
How Are We to Interpret the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans?

How Are We to Interpret the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans?

The United States government recently issued its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This happens every five years so we are now going to have these guidelines in place until 2025. Unfortunately, as you will ...
Another Reason to Avoid Fructose

Another Reason to Avoid Fructose

Is high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) really as much of a problem as people would like us to believe? And in fact, what about fructose in general? After all, the actual biochemistry of fructose metabolism does ...
Ketogenic Diet Proves Effective in Alzheimer’s Disease

Ketogenic Diet Proves Effective in Alzheimer’s Disease

Over the past several years a mechanistic concept has arisen that seeks to explain the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. This has been called the bioenergetic theory. Basically, it describes a situation i...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Kari Nadeau

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Kari Nadeau

 Food allergies are an ever increasing problem in our world. And the problem can be life-threatening, and certainly life-changing for as many as 11% of our population. This is why I wanted to bring on the ...
Fact: I Like Onions

Fact: I Like Onions

I like onions. It’s true. Anyone who knows me knows that I will welcome onions to almost any recipe. And while this love affair has been going on a long time, it’s great to know now that a particular food th...
Can A Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Disorders?

Can A Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Disorders?

By the Dr. Perlmutter Team The ketogenic diet appears often in content I share as it offers a host of health benefits for conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, a...
Diet and Depression: An Updated Perspective

Diet and Depression: An Updated Perspective

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In conventional medical practice, the connection between diet and mood seems barely, if ever, mentioned. Depression is deemed a disease of the mind, or of the brain, treatable with p...