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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You’re Probably Not Getting Enough of This Critical Nutrient…

I’m often asked by magazines to compile lists of the most important supplements to take on a regular basis. One supplement that always makes the cut—no matter what—is magnesium, and here’s why. First of all, magnesium deficiency can affect virtually...

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Busting Myths About Calories + Cholesterol

Two of my favorite myths to bust are... The myth that cholesterol causes heart disease. The myth that all calories are the same. Earlier in the year I was interviewed by Jonathan Bailor and here are the myths we busted together... The Great...

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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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Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep

Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep, According to New Research (courtesy of the National Sleep Foundation) In a study that challenges the long-held notion that the primary function of sleep is to give rest to the brain, researchers have found...

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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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Skipping Sleep Can Lead to Diabetes

A study in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that not getting enough sleep, or getting poor-quality sleep, can make you fat and eventually lead to diabetes. Unlike past epidemiological studies, this one looked at people sequestered in a lab...

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Want to Burn More Fat? Spend More Time in Bed!

A study in the journal Sleep found that getting adequate sleep could help you overcome a genetic predisposition towards being overweight. The study looked at 1,088 pairs of twins. Researchers learned those who slept less than seven hours a night...

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JJ Virgin’s Top 5 New Year Tips

I'm really happy to be able to share with you these five smart ideas from my long-time friend and colleague,  acclaimed fitness guru JJ Virgin. JJ is theauthor of “Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy", the co-star of the TLC...

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