Are you addicted to sweets?

One of the most common problems I encounter with patients is that of the sweet tooth. “I’m addicted to sugar!” many patients report. Do you experience sweating, agitation, tremors when you’re without them? OR could it be that you’re addicted to the habit of getting sweets? I don’t deny that there are addictive components to…

Should you eat breakfast or intermittently fast?

Why not try a blend of both? It surprises me the amount of contention surrounding breakfast these days in light of the recent spotlight on intermittent fasting. There are multiple variants of intermittent fasting that I won’t get into too much detail, but in general my research tells me that there is relatively little data…

Does your family physician focus enough on preventative health?

Likely not. We just don’t receive enough formal training¬†about how to counsel appropriately on lifestyle approaches like exercise and nutrition to live a fuller, healthier, longer life. The idea of starting a blog has been brewing for quite some time. It mostly stems from my observations that family physicians typically give good medical advice, but…