Dr. Mark Hyman

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Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, MD, is an internationally recognized authority in the field of functional medicine – a revolution in 21st century medicine that provides a new road map for navigating the territory of health and illness.

He is founder of The UltraWellness Center where he directs a team of physicians, nutritionists and nurses who utilize this comprehensive, life-changing approach to health, involving diet and lifestyle modifications, in combination with nutritional and specialized testing, nutritional supplementation, and medications to address individual needs, from creating wellness to treating chronic, complex medical problems.

You can learn more about Dr. Hyman's exhaustive work to change healthcare as well as his program for achieving UltraWellness on the Dr. Mark Hyman web site.

Articles by Dr. Mark Hyman

Nutrition is Just One Part of Your Best Health

It is important to eat in a way that resonates with your body, but equally vital to have purpose, joy, and a sense of involvement in your life.

Dr Mark Hyman's Detox Smoothie

What do you have for breakfast if you get rid of pancakes, toast and, cereal?  Learn about a great shake packed with protein and nutrients. An easy and great way to start your morning.

Finding Trigger Foods, The Right Amount of Fat and My Top Superfoods

Dr. Hyman answers questions about food sensitivities, eating fat, and powerful foods that support good nutrition.

The 10 Day Detox Diet

The secret of The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet is this: we simply swap out processed foods, sugar, flour, and inflammatory foods and add delicious, whole, fresh, real, anti-inflammatory, detoxifying food, and the body does the rest.

Confession of a Food Addict

Are you addicted to sugar and carbs? Read about this expert's own addiction and how you can recover from yours.

Why Women Should Stop Their Cholesterol Lowering Medication

Dr. Mark Hyman discusses a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine that found statins increase the risk of getting diabetes by 71 percent in post-menopausal women. Since diabetes is a major cause of heart disease, this study calls into question current recommendations and guidelines for women to take statins to prevent heart attacks (called primary prevention) and suggests they may do more harm than good.

Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

Dr. Mark Hyman describes three hidden ways wheat and gluten triggers weight gain, prediabetes, diabetes and more.

8 Steps to Reversing Diabesity

Dr. Mark Hyman shares a comprehensive 8-step plan for overcoming diabesity in all its forms.

Fifty Percent of Americans Suffer from Silent Killer: Diabesity

Diabesity describes a continuum of disease from from optimal blood sugar balance to insulin sensitivity to full-blown diabetes. It affects 1 in 2 Americans and is the leading cause of most chronic disease in this country including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer, not to mention its leading role in weight gain and obesity.

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The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook

We can no longer afford to be a fat-phobic society says renowned physician, health advocate, and author Mark Hyman, MD, author of Eat Fat, Get Thin. Now, with The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook, Dr. Hyman puts science into action with more than 175 mouthwatering recipes featuring nuts, coconut oil, avocados, and other superfoods to help you incorporate these good fats into your diet and continue on your path to wellness.

Eat Fat, Get Thin

In his new book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, Mark Hyman, MD debunks the biggest myths about fat – starting with the myth that dietary fat makes us fat and sick. This book is going to change the way you eat and change the way you feel.

The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook

In The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook Dr. Mark Hyman shows you how to take an assessment of your own health status and how to prepare your kitchen to follow the principles of eating healthy for life. Best of all, it has more than 175 recipes to fill your kitchen with the enticing aroma of world-class meals.

The Blood Sugar Solution

The Blood Sugar Solution has a bold central goal: to address and begin to reverse a global epidemic of diabesity. It is a personal guide and plan, as well as a program for helping people get healthy together, based on functional medicine, and it is a blueprint for us to take back our health as a society.