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Breakthroughs in molecular biology are rapidly changing how we will practice medicine in the future. We are only now beginning to understand how nutrition affects the expression of our genes, especially the genes that control inflammation. Read More

Dr. Sears’ Comments on Breaking Nutritional News

Do You Know Obesity When You See It? Most Doctors Don’t

I use the simple mirror test for obesity.  Stand stark naked sideways in front of mirror and don’t suck in your stomach.  If you don’t like what you see, then you are probably obese. More scientifically, use the body-fat calculator at www.zonediet.com to determine your percent body fat.  It is excess fat, not weight, that determines obesity.


Can fish oil prevent psychosis?

If the question is treating psychosis, then the answer is probably yes assuming you are taking a therapeutic dose of omega-3 fatty acids for a lifetime.  I define a therapeutic dose as the level required to keep the AA/EPA ratio between 1.5 and 3.  And if it’s good for treating psychosis, then it makes sense that maintaining that same AA/EPA ratio will also be good for preventing psychosis.


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Treating Chronic Disease with Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition:

Treatment of Chronic Disease
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Improvement of Diabetes
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Treatment of Obesity
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Dr. Sears’ Blog

Diets don’t work? Or does bad science generate bad data?

One of the problems with diets is their focus on weight loss, not improved health.  A recent study in Circulation… Read more »

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Test, don’t guess about Cellular Inflammation
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