Should You Be Worrying About Your Gut Health?

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry In the last couple of years, the conversation about gut health and probiotics has reached a fever pitch. Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says that this is just the beginning. Although understanding gut health and its effect on our whole-body health is still in the early stages, Allison asserts that it’s important to …

How Brittney Carbone Learned to Love Herself and Overcome Her Addictions

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Brittney Carbone was always an active kid. Although her household was deemed “the house to go for junk food,” she stayed skinny by constantly playing sports and by the grace of a child’s high metabolism. Her family appreciated a healthy appetite; she could eat a pound of spaghetti for dinner and wear it as …

How to Eat What You Love in Moderation

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry This is not about restriction, or going overboard, or depriving yourself,” dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says of healthy eating and weight loss. “This is about ‘most of the time’ and ‘some of the time.’” Eating unhealthy foods as part of a “moderation diet” and achieving healthier eating habits can be difficult for …

4 Takeaways from Fad Diets that Can Benefit Everyone

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Is there one golden diet that’ll work for everyone? Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says no. However, she says that there are four takeaways from popular diets that almost everyone can benefit from when they implement them into their “eat healthy” diet on a daily basis: Healthy eating diet recipes including those from …

When Are the Most Healthy Eating Times?

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson describes her general approach to healthy eating and weight loss as “simple and realistic.” So based on that approach, it makes sense for the most healthy eating times to be whenever you’re hungry, right? Unless you’re not actually hungry. Allison claims that the first step toward eating healthier …

Beating Burnout: What You Need to Know

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Burnout: we’ve all felt it at one point or another, and it can leave a serious impact on your mood and your health. But if you think burnout is just an inevitable part of life, think again. By taking the right steps, you can make sure you’re happy and healthy enough to ward off …

6 Ways You Can Help Protect Your Infant from SIDS

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued new recommendations for the prevention of SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. As an ER doctor and a father of a 6-year-old girl, here’s what I think you should know about these new guidelines. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), or crib death, is when an infant dies …

Dr. Larry’s Guide to Eating Healthy on Vacation

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry For many of us, it’s a challenge to live a healthy lifestyle, eat well and stay active on vacation. Think about it. You’ve got a lot going on: you’re in the airport, traveling, staying in hotels, and you’ve got kids that are crazy and hungry. It’s easy just to feed them whatever you can …

5 Things I Want You to Know About the Flu

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry In July, there is virtually no flu. But by the end of January on a bad year, it can seem like every other person coming into the emergency room is saying the same thing: “I feel like I’m going to die.” No — you just have the flu. Yes, it is horrible. I got …