Author - Nan Kathryn Fuchs PhD

Nan Fuchs, Ph.D. is an authority on nutrition and the editor and writer of Women's Health Letter, the leading health advisory on nutritional healing for women. She is the author of the best-selling books, The Nutrition Detective: A Woman's Guide to Treating your Health Problems Through the Foods You Eat, Overcoming the Legacy of Overeating, and the User's Guide to Calcium and Magnesium. Dr. Fuchs appears frequently on television and radio as expert on topics of nutrition, herbs, acupuncture, massage and stress reduction, and has been the researcher and author of dozens of articles for medical journals and consumer magazines and newspapers. For over 20 years Dr. Fuchs has run a thriving private nutritional counseling practice, currently in Sebastopol, California.
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Use Psyllium – Instead of Metamucil

If you don’t get enough roughage in your diet, or if you’re constipated or have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you may be taking a bulking agent like Metamucil, Citrucel, or Fiber-Con to make your stools larger and softer. If so, you may be pouring...

The Scoop on Sugar

What’s so bad about something that tastes so good? Is sugar really harmful to your health? If so, does this include all kinds, including fruit sugar (fructose), molasses, honey, raw sugar, maltose, maple syrup, and other sweeteners? It depends...

Is Your Health a Priority?

To make progress with any health concern you need to spend enough time to shop for the foods you need. You have to find time to prepare them and eat sitting down in a relaxed setting. You may need to make notations of what you’re eating to see how...

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