Ever since my child was born, I have begun to dread the holidays. Between celebrations and fast food, there seems to be no way to avoid eating badly. Any suggestions?

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Holidays are times for celebrating with family and friends. It’s unfortunate that we too often link some unhealthy foods with these festive periods. Just as Halloween means candy, Thanksgiving means turkey and pies. Christmas is associated with roast beef and…

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We try to keep our junk food intake down to a minimum, but we do go to a fast food restaurant once or twice a month. It’s all we can afford as a family. That can’t hurt, can it?

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Many fast food restaurants cook high-fat meat with high-fat cooking methods, often over a grill. The result is that fat falls on the hot flame and creates increased free radicals in the food. These unstable oxygen molecules are charcoal-like compounds…

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