Our Blog

Eat The Seasons: Fall Edition

Eating the seasons is better for your health and the planet. Here are FoodTherapyMD’s 5 favorite foods that are in-season during the fall, and how you can use these phytonutrients to improve your health.

read more

6 Plants To Eat NOW For Lower Blood Pressure

The best treatments for high blood pressure aren’t necessarily found in the pharmacy. There are several plants that have been scientifically proven to lower blood pressure, and you can easily add them to your daily dietary routine. Here are the top 6…

read more

7 Best Scientific Reasons to go Plant-Based

You may have been seeing on the internet and TV all the celebrities and athletes that have gone plant-based, or maybe you just left the doctor’s office with yet ANOTHER prescription and are feeling a bit frustrated. Or perhaps you got the call that a friend or family member has been diagnosed with cancer and it’s causing you some stress. Whatever the reason, the idea of going plant-based is becoming more and more appealing, but some of you just aren’t quite there yet. Well here are FoodTherapyMD’s top 7 reasons to finally take the plant-based leap.

read more

Eat The Season! 6 Springtime Superfoods

“Eating the seasons”, is always optimal because foods that are in season taste better, have more nutrients, and are better for the environment. So when you are at the farmers market or local grocery store, keep these 6 springtime superfoods in mind. It will help you keep variety in your diet, and expose you to the health benefits of different plant phytonutrients. Happy eating!

read more

Heavy Metal Detoxification Diet: Hype or Help?

There is lots of information floating around on the web and social media about heavy metal toxicity and attributing everything from arthritis to cancer on its deleterious effects. But what does the science say? Are there actually legitimate things we can do and foods we can eat to help protect our bodies from toxic metal buildup? The answer is a resounding YES!

read more

6 Plant-Based Ways to Fight Spring Allergies

Spring is in the air…. and so is dust, pollen, and all those things that make allergy and asthma sufferers long for winter! But don’t distress. There are things you can do to lessen, or even eliminate your allergy symptoms that don’t involve trips to the pharmacy or loading up on all those meds that leave you with annoying side effects.

read more

4 Ways to Have a Guilt-Free Cinco de Mayo

There is a lot more to Cinco de Mayo than tequila and intoxication. Memorializing Mexico’s victory over the French is worthy of celebration, and there is a way to celebrate that doesn’t completely sideline your health goals. Here are FoodTherapyMD’s top 4 tips to keep your post-Cinco de Mayo regrets to a minimum.

read more

Healthy Spring Detox Tips for Your Body, Soul, and Planet

Your body WANTS to heal itself. And it will, if given the proper fuel and a nourishing environment. Most of us live our lives “clogged up and cluttered”. We clog up our bodies with toxic foods and chemicals, we clog up our minds with stress and negative thoughts, and we even clog up our planet with waste and greenhouse gases. Here are our top tips on cleansing your body, rejuvenating your mind and spirit, and even helping out the planet while you’re at it.

read more

6 Science-Backed Reasons to go Meat-Free

There have been recent articles on the internet that state that cholesterol is no longer believed to be the cause of heart and vascular disease. Those that continue to claim that animal products are good for you (paleo, keto, Joe Rogan, etc) are rejoicing, but they could not be more wrong. SCIENCE is clear on the inflammatory effect animal products have on the body….

read more

Why You Should Avoid Ensure

“Nutritional” shakes such as Ensure and Boost have no place in a healthy diet, and are actually disease promoting. There are better, plant-based alternatives for those that need nutrients.

read more

Don’t Blame It All on Your Genes!

First, let me address the issue of genetics and cardiovascular disease. Yes, there is certain genetic information that you inherent from your parents that can increase (or decrease) your chances of developing heart disease. But genes ALONE are not responsible for your illness.

read more

Cancer Treatment and Your Diet

There are few things that have the ability to make my blood boil as much as witnessing the manner in which health professionals go about feeding their patients…

read more

Welcome to FoodTherapyMD!

Welcome, and thank you for joining me on this exciting journey to optimal health. One question that I am often asked to clarify is FoodTherapyMD’s stance on prescription drugs and medical treatment. I believe that there is a place…

read more

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Enter your email address to have our weekly blogs/videos delivered to your inbox    

You have Successfully Subscribed!