Dr. Gerard Mullin
"Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can cure the patient with food. Our medicine should be food and food should be our medicine." — Hippocrates, 420 B.C.

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Welcome to my blog!

The facts are shocking! Over 60 million Americans are afflicted with a chronic digestive illness. Despite the latest advances in medicine more people are suffering from digestive discord than ever before. This blog will explore the reasons why so many Americans are so “sick in the stomach” than ever before. I also plan on writing about sustainable solutions to digestive illness though proper diet, stress reduction, lifestyle modifications and smart supplementation with nutraceuticals. The fields of nutrition and complementary and alternative medicine are exploding and it can be challenging to decipher the data. I will be providing you with an expert’s analysis of timely topics in the fields of nutrition and complementary medicine that are important for your health and well-being. You can also check out a number of my blog posts on The Huffington Post.

I look forward to sharing with you my passion for healing.

Gerard E. Mullin MD

Your Good Gut Guide to a Healthy Holiday Season

November 27, 2013
Your Good Gut Guide to a Healthy Holiday Season

It’s that time of year when our days and nights seem to revolve around friends, family, parties—and of course, food! For many of us, the holiday season is the Superbowl of overeating. We stuff our stomachs with savory meals, snacks, and drinks...

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The Crucial Test That Can Save Your Life

March 5, 2013
The Crucial Test That Can Save Your Life

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which gives me an excellent opportunity to remind you about the importance of prevention, as well as of colonoscopy, a test that can literally save your life. Colorectal cancer (also called colon cancer...

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Your Good Gut Guide to a Healthy Holiday Season

November 19, 2012
Your Good Gut Guide to a Healthy Holiday Season

  It’s that time of year when our days and nights seem to revolve around friends, family, parties—and of course, food! For many of us, the holiday season is the Superbowl of overeating. We stuff our stomachs with savory meals,...

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The Inside Track to a Healthy Summer

July 19, 2012
The Inside Track to a Healthy Summer

Summertime is fun time filled with picnics, barbeques, clambakes, camping and exercising in the heat and humidity.  Although summertime is a great time to enjoy the great outdoors and brings much needed fun and sun that are important for our...

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Grapes, Red Wine and Better Health

April 8, 2012
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Passover and Easter celebrations this week bring together friends, families and loved ones to celebrate. One of the healthiest libation options to consider is red grapes as whole fruit in juice or red wine.  Grape compounds have been shown to block...

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Colonoscopy Affirmed A Lifesaving Test

February 25, 2012
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Colonoscopy is a lifesaving screening test and a new study shared in a recent New York Times article affirms it. Colonoscopies are more mainstream than ever – raising awareness among millions of Americans in the hope of saving lives....

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Q&A with Dr. Mullin: Diet & Food Choices

November 16, 2011
Q&A with Dr. Mullin: Diet & Food Choices

Recently I sat down with healthcare writer, Christine Ippolito, and answered some questions about my philosophy on Food As Medicine. Depending on what you eat — and what you don’t — you can pro-actively lower your risk for disease and maximize...

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