Marijuana, weight gain and other misfortunes

Dear Dr. Mo: I’m worried that smoking marijuana might make me gain weight – is it true that this could happen? Dear reader: Consuming marijuana classically produces symptoms of increased appetite (so called the munchies) and in principle, it could […]

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When to eat?

In this post I answer a reader’s question about timing of meals and weight loss and discuss the latest research results on the subject.

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Stop With the Gluten-Free Already!

Dear Dr. Mo: Is gluten-free food generally a healthier option? Dear reader: The trouble with gluten-free products is that they tend to have a health aura around them, which sometimes blinds people from seeing what they’re really eating. There is […]

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Breakfast for champions

Dear readers: I’ve written about the importance of our first meal in the morning – whether you are on a special diet or just want to eat healthy, never skip this morning meal! In my recent posts on Avocados and […]

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5 easy ways to improve digestion

Dear Dr. Mo: My digestion has not been so good lately. What are some natural ways to try and improve it? Dear reader: When digestion is not working properly, our entire health my become affected and sometimes indigestion could signal […]

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5 very good reasons to love Zucchini

Dear Dr. Mo: My wife loves zucchini. I am not a big fan but she insists that zucchinis are healthy without stating any specific health benefit. Are zucchini really that healthy?  Dear reader: Zucchini are indeed very good for your […]

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4 super foods to clean up your pipes

Dear readers, our modern diets are plagued with unhealthful food choices. Many people are struggling with excess weight and our arteries are taking the toll over the years – they begin to accumulate plaque. Plaque buildup increases the chances for heart […]

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Fiber and health

In this post I answer a reader’s question about fiber – what is it and why is it good for your health.

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