I’ve never been one to get overly excited about the latest and greatest “superfood” being pushed. It seems that much of the hype around the nutritional benefits of particular foods is really just clever marketing techniques. So, when I first heard about Moringa oleifera I...

In this column I plan to discuss the Paleo Diet from a physician's perspective. I first heard about the Paleo diet around 2009, and over the years my appreciation has grown from an interest in this ancestral way of eating to a newfound look on life....

Are you ready to commit to G.I. FIX 30 Day Digestive Health program designed by Paleo Magazines “From the Doc” columnist, Dr. Jason Kremer, to experience firsthand what a health promoting whole food diet can do for you? The dietary component of this program involves...

Intermittent fasting in conjunction with Paleo principles may just be the best approach for weight loss and improved health. For as long as my wife and I have been together, we’ve been on the same page nutritionally. As former bodybuilders (we actually met at a bodybuilding...

As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, I frequently attend advanced training modules hosted by the Institute of Functional Medicine. At the most recent module, on the subject of the immune system, I was provided information encompassing everything from the microbiome, inflammation, infections; to food and environmental...

Low FODMAPs for IBS and IBD The FODMAPs diet was created by Sue Shepard in 1999 as a method for controlling symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by limiting the amount of “FODMAPs” consumed in one’s diet. While still a fairly new dietary approach among those...

Resistance of a Paleo Diet I recently attended a National symposium for physicians in the field of Sports Medicine. While a variety of presentations were offered, one of particular interest to me focused on “Nutrition for the Athlete” and was led by a Registered Dietitian who...

Did "Forks Over Knives" Get it Right? I recently watched the documentary Forks Over Knives in an effort to understand why so many have shunned meat and animal products in favor of a “plant based diet” after watching this film. While I commend these filmmakers for...

The Paleo Diet- How Our Bodies Were Meant to Thrive The concept of a Paleo diet and lifestyle is based off how humans were eating and living prior to the Neolithic period, which is when agricultural practices changed our diet considerably. Grains (especially the genetically modified...

My wife and I were recently standing in line at the grocery store preparing to purchase our bounty of goods for the upcoming week. As I loaded our vegetables, organic chicken breasts, buffalo steaks, nuts, and fruit onto the belt I couldn't help but examine...