The Magic Of Magnesium

When it comes to optimizing your health with dietary supplements, magnesium is at the top of my list of things to take—right up there with fish oil, vitamin D, and probiotics.  And while 70% of the American Public does...

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The Bathroom Scale

There's something in your bathroom right now that can be your best friend when it comes to getting your weight where you want it. No, it's not a diet drug, it's the bathroom scale and I'll tell you how...

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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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A NEW MIRACLE FRUIT? NOT SO FAST…

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ OK, class, let’s start with the Cliff Notes: There are no magical, miracle fruits. None. And yes, that includes the latest wonder fruit from the rainforest, or some obscure berry from Brazil,...

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Does Micronutrient Deficiency Cause Obesity?

Or   The Hidden Hunger Making You FAT!   If you are reading this right now, then the first thing you need to know about us is that we believe that micronutrient deficiency is the most widespread and dangerous health condition of...

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5 Reasons Your Body Isn’t Absorbing Your Vitamins.

“I’ve recently read that a multivitamin is a waste of money and that all it is giving me is expensive urine. Is this true?” This is a question we have been asked thousands of times. And unfortunately the truth is...

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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 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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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...

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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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