Could You Use A Boost Of Ascorbic Acid?
Jun06

Could You Use A Boost Of Ascorbic Acid?

You know what I say to all the people who scoff at vitamin C because it doesn’t really prevent colds? “Who cares?” Vitamin C may or may not stop or shorten colds, but let’s look at some of the much more important reasons to supplement with this vitamin. Without vitamin C, your immune system is toast. When you’ve got an infection, your lymphocytes—white blood cells—kick in to defend the body. Lymphocytes use up a ton of vitamin C. So...

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Video: The Great Cholesterol Myth

There’s Much More Where This Came From Get all the nitty gritty details in my book The Great Cholesterol Myth » The Supplements Mentioned in this Video Omega-3s » Magnesium » CoQ10 » Citrus bergamont » D-ribose » Curcumin » Resvertarol » Vitamin D » Vitamin C...

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Why I’m Not Thrilled About That New Antioxidant Study

A recent study on antioxidants in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Preventionhad positive things to say about vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, beta carotene and selenium. According to the study which examined over 14 years of data from over 16,000 participants in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, there was a “dose-response decrease in cancer and overall mortality risks with higher vitamin C levels”. Cancer...

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Are You Taking the Right Fish Oil?

As many of you know, the media recently had a field day reporting a study that they claimed demonstrated that “fish oil supplements cause cancer”. Of course the study demonstrated no such thing, and in a recent blog post I explained why. But in view of all the publicity around this, I decided to talk to one of the most respected integrative health practitioners, Dr. Dean Raffelock, who also happens to be one of the top supplement...

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Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease
Apr01

Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease

Trying to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol is like trying to prevent obesity by cutting the lettuce out of your Big Mac. Surprised? Read on. Recently, cardiologist Stephen Sinatra and I came together to write a book—“The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin-Free Plan That Will” (now the number 1 best-seller on Amazon in the category of heart disease). We believe that...

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