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 this common activity making you fat and sick?

            What if I told you that there was an activity that you probably spend seven or eight hours a day doing and that same activity was robbing you of your health, doubling your risk...

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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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I Ate Ice Cream for Breakfast!

Sunday morning, Michelle and I ate ice cream for breakfast. It gets worse. We also ordered gluten-free pizza from Domino’s. And yes, I’m telling you this for a reason. (more…)

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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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The Five “Must Read” Nutrition Books of 2012

This is the time of year where book and movie critics come up with their “Best of the Year” lists, so I thought it a perfect time to do my own version of same. These five books—only three of which...

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13 Ways to Stick to Your Diet During the Holidays

Are you afraid the holidays will derail your diet?  They don’t have to! The key to sticking to your diet and eating healthy is mental toughness. That means there are no shortcuts to dieting, even at the holidays. You either...

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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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Bloody Aftermath of The Diet Wars

Anyone who follows politics has heard the oft-repeated axiom that we are, at heart, a center-right country. And it’s true. Most people in the country are centrists, agreeing on more things than you might suspect from watching the cable...

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My #1 Tip for Weight Loss Motivation

From time to time—OK, OK, everyday—I’m asked for tips about motivation. Here’s what I think: Motivation comes and goes. It’s just a feeling. It’s lovely to have, sure, and you get all inspired and busy when you have it,...

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