5 Reasons Your Body Isn’t Absorbing Your Vitamins.
Jun25

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 that, more than likely, your multivitamin pill is probably not doing you much good at all. There, we said it. It may be difficult to accept at first, but you don’t have to stress out about it.  After all, there is a solution....

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9 Surprising Heart Health Tips.
Jun18

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 aren’t the problem, what is? And, more importantly, what can I do to protect my heart? I’ve put together my nine tips for protecting your heart and...

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Is this common activity making you fat and sick?
Jun16

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 for diabetes and raising your levels of chronic inflammation? Well, there is such an activity, you do spend at least seven hours a day doing it, and it is robbing you of your health.. And guess what. It isn’t smoking. It isn’t drinking. It isn’t...

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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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Melatonin: So Much More Than A Sleep Aid
Nov18

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 of melatonin know it as a supplement that can help with sleep (which it definitely can). And it’s great for jet lag. But the melatonin story is a lot more interesting– and complicated– than its ability...

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