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Peter Palmieri, MD

Health Writer & Medical Reviewer

Peter Palmieri is a licensed physician in Texas. He practiced pediatrics for over 20 years in underserved communities.



Peter Palmieri is a licensed physician in Texas. He practiced pediatrics for over 20 years in underserved communities, including the south side of Chicago, the Rio Grande Valley, and a community health center for refugees in Houston.

Peter was born in the United States but grew up in Trieste, Italy. He obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of California, San Diego, double-majoring in psychology and animal physiology, received his medical degree from the Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, and earned a healthcare MBA from The George Washington University.

Throughout his career, Peter’s passion has been the improvement of health through evidence-based healthy habits. He now divides his time writing fiction and researching and writing about healthy lifestyles. He is the first-place winner of the North Texas Book Festival book contest and the Grand Prize winner of the 2015 Literature + Medicine writing contest.


Are CGMs Accurate?

April 22, 2022
The use of continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) is becoming more widespread in the management of diabetes, pre-diabetes, and in certain instances, as an aid to dietary and lifestyle modification. But how accurate are CGMs?
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The Scientific Evidence for Using CGMs for Weight Loss

April 7, 2022
Here's the latest scientific evidence for using CGMs for weight loss.
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Legumes & Beans: Health & Weight Loss Benefits

April 6, 2022
Beans and legumes are a high-protein, nutrient-dense, low fat, and low-glycemic index food. See how making legumes an eating habit can improve the quality of your diet and maximize your weight loss efforts.
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Vitamin D Health Benefits And Its Impact On Your Glucose Metabolism

March 18, 2022
Peter Palmieri, MD, discusses Vitamin D insufficiency and why optimizing your Vitamin D stores is an important action you can take to support your health and metabolism.
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Health Benefits of Eating More Mushrooms

February 28, 2022
Meet nature’s nutritional jack-of-all-trades; mushrooms. In this article, Peter Palmieri, MD, discusses the many benefits of eating mushrooms, and how to incorporate them into your diet even if you don’t like them.
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Does Vinegar Lower Blood Glucose Levels?

February 13, 2022
Some studies found that consuming vinegar with meals can help prevent blood sugar spikes. Peter Palmieri, MD discusses these along with a Signos experiment below.
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Improving Sleep Quality: How to Not Wake Up Tired

February 7, 2022
Peter Palmieri, MD, discusses the dangers of sleep deprivation and gives us tips on how to improve our sleep quality to wake up with more energy.
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Fruits And Vegetables: Eating Colors For Optimal Health

January 28, 2022
Peter Palmieri, MD, MBA, dives into what the colors of fruits and vegetables tell us about their nutritional value.
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How to Boost Your Brain Health

January 19, 2022
In this article, Peter Palmieri, MD, discusses the importance of brain health and how to take simple steps to improve and optimize it.
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