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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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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Media Madness: Fish Oil Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Reviewing the new study that’s been widely reported as showing fish oil supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer puts me in mind of a recent review of a Kenny G album: “There’s a lot to criticize in the music of Kenny G. For example, everything.” I found that pretty amusing. This study? Not so much. There’s nothing amusing about this study, and what the media has done with it is—to paraphrase Samuel Jackson in Pulp...

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High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

The thing about high blood pressure is that at least 25% of folks who have it don’t know they have it. It flies under the radar. No pain, no symptoms, (though it’s often been quipped that the first symptom of high blood pressure is a heart attack). About one out of three adults in the US has it. And high blood pressure (or hypertension) is responsible for over 56,000 deaths a year in the US alone. How to Protect Yourself Pretty much...

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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 medical version of “Brangelina”-they call it Diabesity. According to Linda Geiss, a statistician with the Center for Disease Control, obesity is a major factor in the increase in...

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