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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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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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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8 Glasses of Water a Day—Fact or Fiction?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ A myth that I myself have subscribed to for most of my professional career is that you have to drink 8 glasses of water a day. Truth is, there's not...

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Eat more Nuts and Chocolate?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ I'm going to tell you about two foods I want you to eat more; the first food is nuts, and the second is chocolate. Nuts and chocolate? Many of us,...

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Top Five Healthy Habits for Extending Your Life

  By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™   Let’s be honest- if you could find the recipe for a long, robust life of optimal health and vibrant energy, you’d probably discover that it has a lot more than...

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