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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Can a Poo Transplant Help You Lose Weight??

October 18, 2014
Gut Microbes

Your gut flora is a highly diverse ecosystem whose composition is as unique as your fingerprint. The more diverse it is, the healthier you are. Your gut ecosystem is also delicately balanced between many friendly symbiotes and a limited number...

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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
Colon

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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