What is the deal on e-cigarettes?

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...

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Do You Want To Make A Healthy Impact On Your Family?

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...

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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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My Single Biggest Challenge

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...

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Does it Really Cost More to Eat Healthy?

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...

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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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The Science Alkaline Water Companies Don’t Want You To Know About

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...

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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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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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The Most Delicious Way to Burn Fat

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...

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