Melatonin: So Much More Than A Sleep Aid

Here's a riddle for you: Why do blind women get breast cancer at about half the rate that sighted women do? We think it has to do with two things: light, and a hormone called melatonin. Most people who have heard...

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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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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...

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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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4 Things That Will Kill You Way Before Cholesterol

I’m going to tell you a secret-- something that the smartest, most cutting edge health professionals all know and have been talking about amongst themselves for a very long time. This information isn’t widely known or accepted yet, but...

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Soy Oil Mistaken as Healthful

The following is a guest post from health journalist Craig Weatherby, courtesy of our great friends at Vital Choice Wild Seafood. Thanks, Craig! Soy Oil Mistaken as Healthful Consumers believe soybean oil is healthful … a misapprehension rooted in general ignorance...

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The Most Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Drink on Earth

I’m a big believer in supplementation, but I’m also a big believer in using food as medicine. I also believe inflammation is a significant factor in just about every degenerative disease known to man. So I’m always looking for...

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This Antioxidant Can Protect Against Parkinson’s in Men

A new Harvard study published in the journal Neurology found men who ate flavonoid-rich foods reduced their risk for Parkinson’s disease. The study looked at almost 130,000 people. Within the 20-year follow-up, over 800 of them had developed Parkinson’s. Researchers analyzed...

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People With Low DHA Have Smaller Brains

A new study in the journal Neurology found low levels of omega-3 fatty acids can age your brain faster as well as lower your memory and thinking abilities. The study involved 1,575 people with an average age of 67, all...

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And the Winner Is…. Walnuts!

According to new research published in Food and Function,  researchers from The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., compared the amount of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols in nine types of roasted and raw nuts and two types of peanut...

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