SMART FAT: The Book.

If you work at Whole Foods, sooner or later someone is going to ask you about Smart Fat. And I, for one, think that’s a very good sign. My book, Smart Fat: Eat More Fat, Lose More Weight, Get Healthy Now (co-authored...

Continue reading →

5 Ways to Health Up Your Holiday

Holiday season is generally joyous—but it has a dark side. Any time you have an abundance of high-calorie food mixed with a high number of festive gatherings and an equally high amount of stress, you’re looking at a perfect recipe...

Continue reading →

The Bulletproof Coffee Phenomena!

This last weekend, I attended a seminar in San Diego, and one of the sponsors was Bulletproof Coffee. What is bulletproof coffee, you ask? The short answer is that it’s coffee with butter in it (more on that in a...

Continue reading →

Is a Vegan Diet Healthy For You?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ Sharecare.com, Dr. Oz's “home for your health”, is a platform where experts will answer user-generated questions concerning one's well-being. Explore the site and you'll get an opportunity to see what...

Continue reading →

Should You Be Worried About Antibiotics?

  By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ The World Health Organization calls Antibiotics a major threat to public health. Should you be worried? What does antibiotic resistance actually mean to you? Should you fear taking antibiotics? There are...

Continue reading →

8 Glasses of Water a Day—Fact or Fiction?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ A myth that I myself have subscribed to for most of my professional career is that you have to drink 8 glasses of water a day. Truth is, there's not...

Continue reading →

5 Easy Changes for Better Eyesight for Life

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™   You probably know that sugar is death to the eyes, and that using vegetable oils is bad. You also know you should eat a low glycemic diet, but what specifically...

Continue reading →

The Better to See You With!

  By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™   In the last decade or so, I’ve definitely noticed a lessening of sharpness in my vision. I use contact lenses already, but I set out the past few weeks to...

Continue reading →

Eat more Nuts and Chocolate?

By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™ I'm going to tell you about two foods I want you to eat more; the first food is nuts, and the second is chocolate. Nuts and chocolate? Many of us,...

Continue reading →

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),...

Continue reading →