Study Finds Less Exercise Increases Metabolic Syndrome

A study in the journal Preventive Medicine found women don’t get as much exercise as men, which increases their risk for metabolic syndrome. You’ve probably heard about metabolic syndrome, which includes conditions like high cholesterol, hypertension, and obesity. These disorders...

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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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The Dirty Little Secret About Diet Research

Let’s face it: most diet research sucks. There, I’ve said it. Now I’ll show you why. To do so, we have to briefly—and, I promise, painlessly- discuss one or two fundamentals of research design. Only then can you truly know how...

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8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk of Dying Early

Back in 2007, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) together with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) issued their official recommendations on diet, physical activity, and weight management for cancer prevention. They based these recommendations on the best...

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Diabetes: Prevention and Cure

It's almost impossible to talk about diabetes these days without also mentioning its constant companion: obesity. In fact, the two have become so linked that health practitioners have come up with their own nickname for the pair, a kind of...

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13 Ways to Stick to Your Diet During the Holidays

Are you afraid the holidays will derail your diet?  They don’t have to! The key to sticking to your diet and eating healthy is mental toughness. That means there are no shortcuts to dieting, even at the holidays. You either...

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The Tyranny of Motivation

If I had to pick the one question I’m asked most frequently, it would almost certainly have to be this: How do I get motivated? Well, get ready to be shocked by my answer: You don’t need motivation. Oh, sure, it’s...

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I Was An Out of Shape Drug Addict – Part III

In Part I of my story I revealed that I used to be an overweight, out of shape, drug addicted jazz musician. Then in Part II of my story I revealed how I quit all my bad habits and started...

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Modest Weight Loss Has Lasting Benefits

ScienceDaily (Aug. 2, 2012) — Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade's worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade, according to research presented at the American...

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Computer Use + Exercise = Reduced Memory Loss

A study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings  found that combining computer time with moderate exercise reduces your risk of memory loss compared with either activity alone. Researchers interviewed over 900 70 - 93 year olds after they completed a questionnaire about...

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