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What is a Healthy Diet Plan?

What is a Healthy Diet Plan?

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/16/2014

Learn more about Dr. Julian Whitaker recommendations for maintaining optimal health, avoiding diabetes, heart disease and obesity by following a healthy diet plan.

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Filed Under: Diet

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Healing Tip: Take a Walk After Your Meals

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

At the clinic, our patients take a brisk 15- to 20-minute walk after each meal. This not only enhances digestion, but it also helps clear glucose out of the bloodstream, thereby lowering after-meal blood sugar spikes.

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Filed Under: Exercise

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Q&A: Value of Organic Food

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

I do believe that organic food is superior from both an environmental and nutritional point of view. You may also consider going organic only when buying the produce most heavily treated with chemicals.

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Not All Fat Is Bad

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 04/21/2014

While some fats have a bad reputation—and deservedly so—others are vital for optimal health. Sadly, most people eat too many fats that can cause disease and not enough of the essential fats that can prevent disease.

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Q&A: Sports and Energy Drinks

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Americans spend billions each year on specialty energy and sports drinks. But if you take a close look at their labels, you’ll see that most are little more than “sexy” soft drinks.

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Filed Under: General Health

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Works for Me: Greek Yogurt

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 04/18/2014

Excess milk is strained out of Greek yogurt, leaving whey protein solids behind, so it is thicker, creamier, and packs nearly twice as much protein as regular yogurt.

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Stay Hydrated With Plenty of Water

Stay Hydrated With Plenty of Water

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/22/2014

Discover why Dr. Julian Whitaker believes it is so important to stay hydrated for your overall health and well-being, the type of water you need, and how much.

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Filed Under: Diet

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Reduce Your Salt Intake

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Reducing your salt intake is very important if you want to achieve optimal health. Excessive salt, or sodium, can cause or exacerbate various health problems, including high blood pressure and kidney disease.

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Filed Under: General Health