I can’t resist a teaching moment, and let me tell you, there’s a great teaching moment unfolding right under our noses: it’s the way the media is reporting on e-cigarettes. First let me be clear. I’m no fan of...
Want to set your family up to succeed,? Of course you do. And here’s one simple way to do it: make the evening home-cooked meal into a sacred tradition.. If you're looking to make a healthy impact on your...
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...
If I had to pick the single biggest challenge I have as a health educator, it would be this: Getting people to look beyond the headlines. (Omega-3’s cause prostate cancer! Saturated fat causes heart disease! Vegetable oils are “good for us”!) Looking...
I want to talk to you about two subjects virtually everyone is interested in: food and money. Specifically, I want to address the frequently heard complaint that it costs much more to eat healthy. Don’t worry—I’m not going to give you a...
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...
This is a guest blog by my friend, fitness expert and strength coach Jiini Cicero, BS, CSCS. I have a reputation at my gym for being a myth-buster. Not a week goes by that a client doesn’t ask me whether...
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...
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 »
I’ve sung the praises of coconut oil for a long time. The fat in coconut oil -- a form of saturated fat known as MCT (medium chain triglycerides) -- is among the healthiest fat in the world. It contains fatty...