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Dr. Sears' Blog

Maximize the Benefits From Your Fruits and Veggies


The research is very clear, the more fruits and vegetables you eat, the healthier and longer you live. But why? One clue is because they have.

Everything Processed Foods Are Cooked Up to Be


What do you know about industrialized food? My definition of industrialized food is the application of advanced manufacturing technologies to.

Olive Oil: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly


Olive oil can be considered the first nutrition supplement since its first use more than 6,000 years ago. We now know the reason: the.

Making Sense of U.S. Dietary Guidelines


Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It’s 2016.

Anti-Aging Made Easy


Anti-aging diets have been around since the 15th century, starting with the books written by Luigi Cornaro. Although I addressed the history of.

Hard Times Are Ahead for Diabetes


Last month was a red-letter month for the future of mankind as the world population passed 7 billion. Unfortunately, this fact dovetails with.

You May Not Have To Pass The Salt


One of the great “truths” in cardiovascular medicine is that to prevent stroke and cardiovascular death you reduce your salt intake. But is it.

The Key To A Healthy Gut


Most people think all you need for a healthy gut is to consume bacterial-fortified yogurt products. In reality, the balance of bacteria in your.

USDA Narrows Gap to the Zone Diet


Last week the USDA announced its newest version of how Americans should eat. For the first time in more than 20 years, the USDA apparently.

The Demise of the Mediterranean Diet?


After 2,000 years, no one really knows what the Mediterranean diet actually consists of. Is it the Italian, Spanish, Moroccan, Egyptian, Greek.

Fish Oil and Impact on Fat Loss


I have often said, it takes fat to burn fat. As I describe in my book, Toxic Fat, increased cellular inflammation in the fat cells turns them.

The New “Eat Less” USDA Food Pyramid


For the first time in recent history the new USDA dietary guidelines finally reflect the realization that America has an obesity epidemic.

Another Good Reason To Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables


Your grandmother always told you, you couldn’t leave the table until you ate all your vegetables. She was giving you the essence of reducing.

The Secret Of Blueberries: It’s The Dephinidins


We continually hear about the benefits of fruits and vegetables for better health. There are a number of them. One is obviously their lower.

Aspirin…Not Just For Heart Disease


As I pointed in my first book, “The Zone,” more than 15 years ago, aspirin remains a wonder drug because of its ability to reduce inflammation.