Melatonin: So Much More Than A Sleep Aid
Nov18

Melatonin: So Much More Than A Sleep Aid

Here’s a riddle for you: Why do blind women get breast cancer at about half the rate that sighted women do? We think it has to do with two things: light, and a hormone called melatonin. Most people who have heard of melatonin know it as a supplement that can help with sleep (which it definitely can). And it’s great for jet lag. But the melatonin story is a lot more interesting– and complicated– than its ability...

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The Science Alkaline Water Companies Don’t Want You To Know About
Feb14

The Science Alkaline Water Companies Don’t Want You To Know About

This is a guest blog by my friend, fitness expert and strength coach Jiini Cicero, BS, CSCS.  I have a reputation at my gym for being a myth-buster. Not a week goes by that a client doesn’t ask me whether a particular “muscle-enhancing” supplement is legit (usually not) or how many studies support creatine’s efficacy (a good many, actually). I admit: sometimes I have to research these queries. Such was the case when a long-time client...

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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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The Health Report You Never Read
Jun10

The Health Report You Never Read

I know you get a million newsletters like this with scary headlines like “The Doctors Report THEY Don’t Want You To See” and other garbage like that, but today I’m going to tell you about a REAL health report, one that got exactly zero media attention, which is why I’m pretty sure you haven’t seen or heard of it. It’s called “The Bellagio Report on Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People” and it was published recently...

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