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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What is the deal on e-cigarettes?

I can’t resist a teaching moment, and let me tell you, there’s a great teaching moment unfolding right under our noses: it’s the way the media is reporting on e-cigarettes. First let me be clear. I’m no fan of...

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5 Reasons Your Body Isn’t Absorbing Your Vitamins.

“I’ve recently read that a multivitamin is a waste of money and that all it is giving me is expensive urine. Is this true?” This is a question we have been asked thousands of times. And unfortunately the truth is...

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What Do Home-Cooked Meals Have To Do With Health, Energy And Vitality?

Here’s a tip that can make a huge difference in your health and vitality, and it costs absolutely nothing to implement. It’s not a fancy Brazilian berry, it’s not an overpriced multi-marketing juice, and—(insert eye roll here) it’s definitely...

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Carrots, Squash, Peas and Watermelon –Are They Misunderstood by the Low-Carb Crowd?

    Do you fear eating bananas? It sounds silly, but how many low carb diets have told you that you have to stay away from certain foods, like bananas or starchy vegetables like squash? I'm going to tell you why...

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9 Surprising Heart Health Tips.

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), I’m frequently asked the following question: If saturated fat and cholesterol...

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Let’s Talk About Bacon.

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™  I’m frequently asked what I eat for breakfast. OK, are you sitting down? Because I’m going to be completely transparent here and I promise it’s going to shock you. My favorite breakfast...

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Is Garcinia Cambogia The Next Magical Cure For Obesity?

I’ve been back and forth on the use of Garcinia Cambogia for weight loss. My good friend Harry Preuss, MD—who is a professor of medicine at Georgetown University and the president of the American College of Nutrition—published some really...

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Cinnamon for High Blood Sugar?

“You have HIGH BLOOD SUGAR”. Those are five words you’d really rather not hear from your doctor at your next checkup. High Blood Sugar is the first step down a road that can easily lead to metabolic syndrome (a...

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Could You Use A Boost Of Ascorbic Acid?

You know what I say to all the people who scoff at vitamin C because it doesn’t really prevent colds? “Who cares?” Vitamin C may or may not stop or shorten colds, but let’s look at some of the much more...

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