9 Surprising Heart Health Tips.
Jun18

9 Surprising Heart Health Tips.

Having written a book that essentially questions the entire cholesterol establishment and the notion that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease (The Great Cholesterol Myth by Bowden and Sinatra), I’m frequently asked the following question: If saturated fat and cholesterol aren’t the problem, what is? And, more importantly, what can I do to protect my heart? I’ve put together my nine tips for protecting your heart and...

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EASY Ways to Live Better: 4 Ways EGGS Boost Your Energy!
Apr28

EASY Ways to Live Better: 4 Ways EGGS Boost Your Energy!

Ordering egg white omelets is an idea whose time has come—and gone. (Long gone!) Trust me, Mother Nature put the egg together the way she did for a reason.   Eggs—yolks and all—contain more than 15 different vitamins and minerals, including double-digit percentages of the daily value for important energy vitamins such as riboflavin (vitamin B2) and vitamin B12, not to mention some of the highest quality protein on the planet. And...

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My Single Biggest Challenge
May13

My Single Biggest Challenge

If I had to pick the single biggest challenge I have as a health educator, it would be this: Getting people to look beyond the headlines. (Omega-3’s cause prostate cancer! Saturated fat causes heart disease! Vegetable oils are “good for us”!) Looking deeper doesn’t come naturally to us—we’re a sound bite society with a short attention span and a lot of demands on our time. But to really understand anything—and that includes our...

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Busting Myths About Calories + Cholesterol
Dec16

Busting Myths About Calories + Cholesterol

Two of my favorite myths to bust are… The myth that cholesterol causes heart disease. The myth that all calories are the same. Earlier in the year I was interviewed by Jonathan Bailor and here are the myths we busted together… The Great Cholesterol Myth The four major promoters of heart disease (none of them are cholesterol). Why cholesterol is vitally important to your health. The real #1 killer of people in developed...

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Rogue Nutritionist in the Raw

In previous blog posts I pointed you to a controversial new documentary titled Heart of the Matter that included a few brief quotes from me. Those little snippets are actually excerpts from a 24 minute interview by the producer of the film. Here is the full unedited version of the interview if you want to see...

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