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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9 surprising heart health tips

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Rogue Nutritionist” ™ 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),...

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The Great Cholesterol Myth

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Rogue Nutritionist” ™ Since Amazon is featuring a special on the Kindle Edition of “The Great Cholesterol Myth” during August, I thought this would be a perfect time to review some of the...

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GMO: Friend or Foe?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka The Nutrition Myth Buster™ I haven’t written about GMO foods before because, frankly, I came a bit late to the party. For a long time I wasn’t paying strict attention, concerned as I have...

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What is Orthorexia Nervosa?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™   It’s an all-consuming obsession with eating “right”. While Orthorexia is motivated by health, it takes on a life of its own, and Orthorexia Nervosa takes away the joy from the...

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Ketogenic Diets

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ A lot of people think of ketogenic diets as high protein diets, but they're actually not, they're high fat diets. Why would anybody go on a high fat diet? When...

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BUSTING THE MYTHS ABOUT COOKING OILS

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ I’ve spent a large portion of my career fighting the wrongful demonization of dietary fat, trying to set the record straight, and to reclaim respectability for fat in general, saturated...

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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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