Why I Hate the New Dietary Guidelines, Part Two

Last month I told you why I think it’s very hard to take the USDA dietary guidelines very seriously. In fact, I think the whole notion of looking to the government for guidelines on eating is ludicrous. Here’s why:   The USDA...

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The Mediterranean Diet vs. The Smart Fat Program

A lot of people have asked me a really interesting question: How does the Smart Fat Program differ from the Mediterranean Diet? While there are some areas of overlap, such as the emphasis on eating lots of Omega-3s, fruits...

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6 Holiday Tips for Healthy Eating!

Here are my top Holiday Tips for healthy eating—and not going crazy. https://youtu.be/7x5tKcLdwpU Proactive Visualizing When you wake up in the morning—before you have breakfast—I want you to visualize what the meal's going to look like, what kind of temptations are...

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SMART FAT: The Book.

If you work at Whole Foods, sooner or later someone is going to ask you about Smart Fat. And I, for one, think that’s a very good sign. My book, Smart Fat: Eat More Fat, Lose More Weight, Get Healthy Now (co-authored...

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Seven Spices that Can Improve Your Life

I know that it may sound like a little bit of hyperbole but I think by the time you finish reading this, you will agree that these are probably some of the most under-rated substances in the entire world....

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5 Ways to Health Up Your Holiday

Holiday season is generally joyous—but it has a dark side. Any time you have an abundance of high-calorie food mixed with a high number of festive gatherings and an equally high amount of stress, you’re looking at a perfect recipe...

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The Bulletproof Coffee Phenomena!

This last weekend, I attended a seminar in San Diego, and one of the sponsors was Bulletproof Coffee. What is bulletproof coffee, you ask? The short answer is that it’s coffee with butter in it (more on that in a...

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Omega-7 for Inflammation?

I would like to talk to you about the reason why I recently added Omega-7 to my daily supplement regimen. Inflammation is in the heart of every degenerative disease, promoting heart disease and definitely a component of obesity and weight...

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Is a Vegan Diet Healthy For You?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ Sharecare.com, Dr. Oz's “home for your health”, is a platform where experts will answer user-generated questions concerning one's well-being. Explore the site and you'll get an opportunity to see what...

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Should You Be Worried About Antibiotics?

  By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ The World Health Organization calls Antibiotics a major threat to public health. Should you be worried? What does antibiotic resistance actually mean to you? Should you fear taking antibiotics? There are...

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