Demystifying Vitamin K: What do all those numbers mean, anyway?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ For years, Vitamin K was the Rodney Dangerfield of vitamins. You can almost picture it sitting around a table with all the other fat-soluble vitamins (like E, A and D),...

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Protein: What’s Best and Why?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ Can protein powders help you lose weight? Can they help you build muscle? And does it matter which kind you buy? The short answer to all these questions is, “Yes”. But before...

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What Do You Call A Veterinarian Who Can Only Take Care of One Species?

Guest Video-Blog by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz A physician! Unfortunately, this is no laughing matter, as MD Barbara Natterson-Horowitz has fortunately brought to our attention in this insightful TED Talk—watch short video: http://bit.ly/JBNHTED While Physicians and Veterinarians may serve patients of different species,...

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The Magic Of Magnesium

When it comes to optimizing your health with dietary supplements, magnesium is at the top of my list of things to take—right up there with fish oil, vitamin D, and probiotics.  And while 70% of the American Public does...

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Controversial New Heart Disease Documentary Comes Under Attack

Do you have any interest in heart disease, saturated fat, cholesterol or statin drugs? Because if you--- or anyone you know or love—is affected by any of those topics, there’s a documentary I really want to urge you to watch. And...

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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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Infographic: Heart-Healthy Moving Advice

Infographic design and illustration by Kena Ravel for MyMove

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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...

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Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease

Trying to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol is like trying to prevent obesity by cutting the lettuce out of your Big Mac. Surprised? Read on. Recently, cardiologist Stephen Sinatra and I came together to write a book—“The Great Cholesterol Myth:...

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The Five “Must Read” Nutrition Books of 2012

This is the time of year where book and movie critics come up with their “Best of the Year” lists, so I thought it a perfect time to do my own version of same. These five books—only three of which...

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