What Do Home-Cooked Meals Have To Do With Health, Energy And Vitality?
Jun23

What Do Home-Cooked Meals Have To Do With Health, Energy And Vitality?

Here’s a tip that can make a huge difference in your health and vitality, and it costs absolutely nothing to implement. It’s not a fancy Brazilian berry, it’s not an overpriced multi-marketing juice, and—(insert eye roll here) it’s definitely not Kangen alkaline water. Yet this simple change in your eating routine can help you boost your health, your energy, and your waistline. Are you ready? Eat at home.  Home-cooked meals are...

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Carrots, Squash, Peas and Watermelon –Are They Misunderstood by the Low-Carb Crowd?
Jun20

Carrots, Squash, Peas and Watermelon –Are They Misunderstood by the Low-Carb Crowd?

    Do you fear eating bananas? It sounds silly, but how many low carb diets have told you that you have to stay away from certain foods, like bananas or starchy vegetables like squash? I’m going to tell you why that’s not necessarily true. We first have to understand the difference between the glycemic index and the glycemic load. Both are measurements of a foods effect on your blood sugar. Here’s the fine...

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Let’s Talk About Bacon.
Jun13

Let’s Talk About Bacon.

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™  I’m frequently asked what I eat for breakfast. OK, are you sitting down? Because I’m going to be completely transparent here and I promise it’s going to shock you. My favorite breakfast food is……bacon. I know, right? How can Dr. Jonny eat—let alone, advocate—the consumption of a food that has been the poster child for everything that’s wrong with the western diet? ...

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Is Garcinia Cambogia The Next Magical Cure For Obesity?
Jun11

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 good research on garcinia cambogia, particularly in conjunction with chromium, and his study did show that it helped with weight loss. My personal experience has been different..   Garcinia...

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Study Finds Less Exercise Increases Metabolic Syndrome
Dec01

Study Finds Less Exercise Increases Metabolic Syndrome

A study in the journal Preventive Medicine found women don’t get as much exercise as men, which increases their risk for metabolic syndrome. You’ve probably heard about metabolic syndrome, which includes conditions like high cholesterol, hypertension, and obesity. These disorders act like road signs that warn, “Danger ahead!” and give you a chance to turn back before you fall fate to diabetes, heart disease, or stroke. I always love...

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