Busting Myths About Calories + Cholesterol
Dec16

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 Cholesterol Myth The four major promoters of heart disease (none of them are cholesterol). Why cholesterol is vitally important to your health. The real #1 killer of people in developed...

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Rogue Nutritionist in the Raw

In previous blog posts I pointed you to a controversial new documentary titled Heart of the Matter that included a few brief quotes from me. Those little snippets are actually excerpts from a 24 minute interview by the producer of the film. Here is the full unedited version of the interview if you want to see...

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Infographic: Heart-Healthy Moving Advice

Infographic design and illustration by Kena Ravel for MyMove

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8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk of Dying Early

Back in 2007, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) together with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) issued their official recommendations on diet, physical activity, and weight management for cancer prevention. They based these recommendations on the best and most comprehensive scientific evidence currently available. I’m going to tell you what these 8 recommendations are in just a minute, but there’s a more important...

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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: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin-Free Plan That Will” (now the number 1 best-seller on Amazon in the category of heart disease). We believe that...

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