Dr. Friedman’s Health Blog

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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Expired Canned Foods: Toss or Eat?

By: Dr. David Friedman

  We’ve all been there — you’re in your kitchen pantry and come across something you forgot you purchased.  Then you look at the top of the can and discover the expiration date has come and gone.  &...

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How to use MUSIC to PROGRAM your BRAIN

By: Vincent James

Guest Blog Post   It’s funny how we all pretty much accept that the food we eat affects our health and wellness.  Eat a lot of red fatty meats and high-calorie sugar ...

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Farmed and Dangerous!

By: Dr. David Friedman

  The picket fence, the silo, the green grass; nothing says wholesome like “farm fresh.” This image is splashed on labels at the grocery store as the symbol of wholesomeness. From veggies to fruits to the grain we eat, food is perceived as healthy as lo...

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BATTLE OF THE LETTUCE: Top 10 Rankings

By: Dr. David Friedman

Americans are crazy about lettuce! According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, we eat 33 pounds of lettuce per person every year. But not all lettuce is created equal. As I share in my #1 best-selling book, Food Sanity, how to eat...

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Dangerous Chemicals In Your Microwave Popcorn!

By: Dr. David Friedman

Popcorn is a popular snack and for many, it’s the ultimate movie watching partner! But when it comes to microwave popcorn, you might also be eating toxic chemicals that have been linked to obesity, Alzheimer’s, thyroid disease, ADHD and cancer!

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Ten Myths About Alcohol Debunked!

By: Dr. David Friedman

Summertime is here!  Vacations, boating, beaches, hanging out at the pool, surfing and lots of alcohol!  In fact, alcoholic beverages sell tenfold during the summer months compared to all the other seasons combined!  While many of us enjoy the wonderful relaxing...

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Coffee and Cancer: Are there any grounds for concern?

By: Dr. David Friedman

  For decades we were  told that coffee was bad for us.  Doctors warned their patients to get off the java because it might lead to  heart disease, high blood pressure and an increased risk of stroke.  &nbs...

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Eating a Big Breakfast Linked to Weight Loss and Reduced Ris...

By: Dr. David Friedman

The old saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” seems to have fallen by the wayside thanks to the popular intermittent fasting diet which advocates skipping breakfast and eating your first meal at noon. But even before this latest diet trend, I&r...

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What’s HIDING inside your HIDDEN Valley salad dressing?

By: Dr. David Friedman

It’s appalling when I think about all the thousands of patients I’ve seen over the years that have been taken advantage of by the food industry. These companies fool consumers by using words like “All Natural,” “Fat Free,” and “Organic...

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Spice of Life: The Healing Powers of Peppers

By: Dr. David Friedman

They say, “Variety is the spice of life,”  and every year more Americans are embracing the heat! 

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How to FINALLY achieve your New Year's resolution for losing...

By: Dr. David Friedman

It's January, the "New Year New You" month for  improving your health, exercising more and losing weight. Unfortunately, 95% will give up on their New Year's resolution by ...

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