Friday, July 3, 2020

Ask an Expert

Some things in life are really complicated. Like taxes. International politics. And getting your daughter to tell you she has to pee before you get in the car. But little is as complicated as figuring out the world of health and medicine. Figuring out what is true, what is false and what lies somewhere in between is crazy difficult. So, sometimes the best thing you can do is turn to an expert for help. And in this series, Ask an Expert, we do just that! Each article shares answers from a leading health, nutrition or lifestyle medicine expert to our burning questions about his or her area of expertise! Browse our archive to pick an expert’s brain!

Ask an Expert: Ian Craig, Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Expert

Ian Craig
Ian Craig is an exercise physiologist, nutrition expert, lecturer, blogger, and author and the founder of two groundbreaking nutrition and exercise centers (The Nutrition Institute and The Centre for Integrative Sports Nutrition) focused on individualized, integrative, functional and sustainable nutrition.    In this interview, Ian answers all our questions about...

Ask an Expert: Ben Greenfield of Ben Greenfield Fitness

Ben Greenfield
Ben Greenfield is a health and fitness expert, personal trainer, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author who’s been featured on Fox News, CBS, NBC, Runner’s, USAT, The Huffington Post, WebMD, and Shape.   When he’s not running around with his twin boys, running his personal training clients hard,...

Ask an Expert: Lisa MarcAurele, Founder of Low Carb Yum

Lisa MarcAurele
Lisa MarcAurele is the founder of Low Carb Yum, a thriving health, wellness and recipe blog focusing on -- you guessed it -- a low-carb lifestyle! After an autoimmune diagnosis in 2001 (which she talks about more, below), Lisa switched to a low-carb diet to help manage her...

Ask an Expert: Nicole Morgan, Thyroid Dietitian

Nicole Morgan, Thyroid Dietitian
Nicole Morgan is a registered dietitian and nutritionist with a passion for helping people struggling with thyroid conditions!  (Hence her web alias -- The Thyroid Dietitian!) Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s near the start of her career, Nicole has learned everything she can to help others manage their thyroid symptoms!

Ask an Expert: Dr. Heidi Moretti, the Diet Detective RD

Heidi Moretti
Dr. Heidi Moretti, the Diet Detective RD, is a registered dietitian and licensed nutritionist, blogger, nutrition researcher, and functional and integrative medicine expert! She is a passionate patient advocate determined to help people wade through the oceans of nutritional and health misinformation out there...

Ask an Expert: Dr. Terry Wahls

Dr. Terry Wahls
Dr. Terry Wahls is a cutting-edge clinical researcher, educator, and doctor at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and a passionate advocate of nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Inspired by her own (victorious!) battle with multiple sclerosis, Dr. Wahls has pioneered the use of dietary changes in treating...

7 Expert-Backed Healthy Habits to Start in 2020

7 Expert-Backed Healthy Habits to Start in 2020
The beginning of the year is a time when many of us step back, take stock, and set goals for changes we want to make in the new year, including healthy habits we want to cultivate. Unfortunately, it can be really difficult to decide what habit (or habits) are...

Ask an Expert: Sue Ingebretson, Author of FibroWHYalgia

Sue Ingebretson
Sue Ingebretson is an author, blogger, speaker, and certified holistic health care professional with a passion for helping those struggling with fibromyalgia.   She not only pursues this passion by writing her own blog, publishing her own books, and running her personal health coaching practice, but also by partnering...

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