Demystifying Vitamin K: What do all those numbers mean, anyway?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ For years, Vitamin K was the Rodney Dangerfield of vitamins. You can almost picture it sitting around a table with all the other fat-soluble vitamins (like E, A and D),...

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GMO: Friend or Foe?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka The Nutrition Myth Buster™ I haven’t written about GMO foods before because, frankly, I came a bit late to the party. For a long time I wasn’t paying strict attention, concerned as I have...

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9 Surprising Heart Health Tips.

Having written a book that essentially questions the entire cholesterol establishment and the notion that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease (The Great Cholesterol Myth by Bowden and Sinatra), I’m frequently asked the following question: If saturated fat and cholesterol...

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Is Garcinia Cambogia The Next Magical Cure For Obesity?

I’ve been back and forth on the use of Garcinia Cambogia for weight loss. My good friend Harry Preuss, MD—who is a professor of medicine at Georgetown University and the president of the American College of Nutrition—published some really...

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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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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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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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My New Morning Ritual

From time to time, I stumble upon a product I didn’t expect to like but actually do—which is exactly what happened with Garden of Life’s Raw Meal. It’s no secret that I’ve never been a huge fan of Garden of...

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Media Madness: Fish Oil Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Reviewing the new study that’s been widely reported as showing fish oil supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer puts me in mind of a recent review of a Kenny G album: “There’s a lot to criticize in the music...

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