Portion control is more than just reducing the amount of food you eat. Dr. Doni clears up some of the misconceptions about portion control and offers tips for making gradual adjustments to help your body better manage your food intake.
For years, we’ve been told that our diets should be low in fat. Not only is this untrue, but low-fat diets can actually be harmful to your health. Let’s debunk some of the myths about fats and talk about getting the right kinds of healthy fats into your diet.
Cheryl had chronic weight problems that stemmed from Leaky Gut and Insulin Resistance. Dr. Doni explains how she helped her get healthy and lose weight. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it is, how […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy explains how food sensitivities can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. She offers advice for breaking the cycle. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Can food sensitivities really disrupt your sleep? It can be hard at first to imagine that what […]
Dr. Doni was quoted in an article this week in the Health News section of NorthJersey.com. The piece, “How stress can affect your waistline” was written by Danielle Rose, a friend and patient of Dr. Doni’s. As I often say, stress is a natural condition of life. While we can’t eliminate stress, we can seek […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, discusses how weight gain and sleep apnea can disrupt your sleep and offers advice on how to address both issues. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series, I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our […]
Sugar, as Dr. Doni explains, is abundant in processed foods and is a major contributor to numerous health issues. She asks: Can YOU eliminate it from YOUR diet? I was a nutrition and pre-med student in the 1990s when the fat-free craze was at its peak. We learned the all too standard mantra that the way to […]
One of my office assistant’s, Christina, recently switched her diet to gluten-free, as well as dairy and egg free. When I asked her “What made going gluten-free easier for you?” these are the tips that she shared: Keep Focused for Two Weeks “The first two weeks are the hardest,” says Christina. Once you make it […]
Did you resolve to improve your health in 2014? Are you feeling tired, achy, and not yourself ever since the holidays? What I find is that for many people, myths about what will help you be healthier actually stop you from achieving your health goals. I want to help you be successful, so in this […]
Or for you is it that you can’t quite get on the horse? For others it might be “hard to stay on track” or “tough to dive in.” As I was working on this article, a patient (I’m going to refer to her as Carol in this article) who was describing herself to me for […]