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...
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...
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...
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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...