Dr. Friedman’s Health Blog

Dieting: Plate Size and Color Matters

By: Dr. David Friedman

  The United States is considered the most obese developed country, yet we have more weight loss diets available than ever in history. Whether you go on a carb counting, ketogenic, paleo or...

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Top Ten Nuts Ranked by How Healthy They Are

By: Dr. David Friedman

  Nuts are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and unsaturated fats.  The health benefits of eating nuts include lowering cholesterol,  weight control and reducing the risk of cancer.  But all nuts aren’...

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Veggies Ranked By How Healthy They Are

By: Dr. David Friedman

In my award-winning, bestselling book  Food Sanity: How to Eat in a World of Fads and Fiction, I share my love for veggies an...

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My Conversation with Jay Leno about High Cholesterol

By: Dr. David Friedman

During my 20 years as a syndicated radio host, I’ve interviewed many celebrities, helping to raise awareness on important health topics. From senior citizens’ health care with Leeza Gibbons, children's’ health with Selma Blair, Alec Baldwin and his mother Car...

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Rice Rankings from Healthy to Unhealthiest

By: Dr, David Friedman

Rice is one of the most widely consumed staple food in the world.  In fact, more than 3.5 billion people (i.e., half the planet) rely on these miniature grains for more than 20 percent of their daily calories. But some types of rice are healthier than others. Th...

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Kerrygold Class Action Lawsuit

By: Dr. David Friedman

Kerrygold, the #2 sold butter in the U.S, claims to be from cows that are “grass-fed,” which is a healthier choice.  In July of 2018,  a class action lawsuit was filed against ...

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Wake Up The Right Way!

By: Dr. David Friedman

There’s nothing like a morning stretch to start the day, followed by a nice cup of coffee while you read the newspaper or check your social media feeds.  But did you know mornings are also the most life threatening time of day? Your heart rate and blood pressure inc...

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SCALLOPS: THE MOST COUNTERFEIT FOOD!

By: Dr. David Friedman

Scallops are one of the most popular sold seafood in the United States.  Unfortunately, millions of people are being duped!  In my award-winning, #1 bestselling book 

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Does Buying Organic Break the Bank?

By: Dr. David Friedman

  When I discuss healthy eating with my patients, one of the most common reasons they give for why they don’t eat organic food is the price. “I just can’t afford it,” ...

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SANDWICH RANKINGS, FROM HEALTHIEST TO UNHEALTHY

By: Dr. David Friedman

A sandwich is a favorite meal for many,  but which one is the healthiest? Are there some we shouldn't be eating?  Today, I’m going to rank the most popular sandwiches — from healthy to the most unhealthy. But first, let’s talk about bread, the ...

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TOP TEN THANKSGIVING DISHES, FROM HEALTHIEST TO UNHEALTHY

By: Dr. David Friedman

Stuffing? Mashed Potatoes? Creamed Corn? Which is most likely to cause you to loosen that belt and get un-thankful? You made a promise to yourself that you’d at least make an attempt to eat he...

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Back to School: Mental Health and Wellbeing Tips

By: Dr. David Friedman

Summer should get a speeding ticket. It just flew by this year! School days are upon us once again, which is a bittersweet time for children because it marks the completion of a period of relative freedom and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. For adults, the onse...

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