Scared To Death

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Rogue Nutritionist” ™ Recently, a 30 year old meth addict named Ricky Lee Fowler was found guilty of starting what’s now known as the 2003 Old Fire in Southern California, a raging 90,000...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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3 Hormones That Cause Holiday Weight Gain

Have you just accepted the fact that holiday foods, family and stress all lead to your annual holiday weight gain? If so,  join the club.  The types of foods we consume during the holiday season combined with the inevitable stress...

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Scared to Death: How Stress Can Actually Kill You

Recently, a 30 year old meth addict named Ricky Lee Fowler was found guilty of starting what’s now known as the 2003 Old Fire in Southern California, a raging 90,000 acre blaze that resulted in the evacuation of 80,000...

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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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