John La Puma, MD

John La Puma, MD, a member of Bottom Line’s Diabetes Center panel of experts, is a board-certified specialist in internal medicine, a professionally trained chef and culinary medicine pioneer. He is cofounder of the popular video recipe series “ChefMD” and author of the New York Times best-seller Refuel: A 24-Day Eating Plan to Shed Fat, Boost Testosterone and Pump Up Strength and Stamina.


Nature Deficit Disorder: A Massive and Dangerous Epidemic — Sarah Hiner Talks to John La Puma, MD

Getting back to nature is an easy—yet underutilized—way to boost your health. Dr. John La Puma shares with Sarah Hiner the benefits of an outdoor fix.


7 Ways to Use Nature as Medicine

Immersing yourself for just two hours in nature can improve your health for days. A five-minute dose of nature boosts mood. Discover your "GreenRx."


Can Chia Seeds Help Curb My Cravings?

Chia seeds are full of water-soluble fiber that bulks up food so you eat less. That's particularly important if you have prediabetes.


Culinary Medicine: Bitter Melon for High Blood Sugar

Bitter melon looks like a warty cucumber. It's used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to control blood sugar in people with diabetes. Should you try it?

Men's Sexual Wellness

Blueberries Instead of Viagra?

Men: If you like to eat blueberries, you may beat the odds on developing erectile dysfunction (ED). It also helps…


The Best Thing I Did in 2014 That You Can Do in 2015

Inspiring Ideas from Bottom Line's Experts With 2015 rapidly approaching, we asked a wide range of our experts to share…


The Pizza That Fights Heart Disease (Cancer, Too)

Americans love their pizza! On any given day, about one in eight of us has a slice or two. And…

Lyme Disease

3 Dangerous Diseases on the Rise

Valley Fever… Tick-Borne Diseases… Meningoencephalitis The earth is getting warmer, on average—and that is leading to more cases of certain…


5 Ways to Turn a Healthy Meal into a Delicious One

The Smart Eater's Kitchen Take a quick look around your kitchen. If you pride yourself on eating healthfully, chances are…