Three Health Mistakes Men Make

FOX-29 – KABB-TV SAN ANTONIO, TX – I’ve been on this show a million times and I love it! Listen carefully and you’ll hear a light rhythmic soundscape underneath our interview—the work of their in-house DJ, local legend Xavier “The Freakin Rican” Garcia!  In this clip, I talk to host Kimberly Crawford about three things that men ignore that can lead to big health consequences!

Revamp Your Man’s Health!

KENS-5 TV—SAN ANTONIO, TX – I love this show, the hosts are always so into health, fitness and nutrition. On this clip I talk about three things men ignore—snoring, their bellies, and their prostates. I give a suggestion for what to do about each one.

What is the Keto Diet?

FOX-6 – WITI TV – MILWAUKEE, WI – The hosts on this show had a personal interest in the diet and their questions are very typical of what I’m hearing around the country as well as on social media. If you’re new to keto, this is a good intro!

Get a Summer Body with Dr. Jonny

FOX-31 – KWGN-TV – DENVER, COLORADO – I talk about three popular diets—keto, whole 30 and raw foods—their benefits and their potential pitfalls. I talk about how they overlap, what they accomplish, and how to do them right!

Three Things Most Guys Neglect

I’m appearing on some of my favorite local morning TV shows in San Antonio this week, and I’m talking about things that guys tend to ignore—their snoring, their prostate and their belly. (If you’re female and reading this, you’re probably nodding.) Here’s why they...

Holidays and Emotional Eating

There’s no one reading this who doesn’t have a good idea of what the phrase “emotional eating” means, but just in case you’re not sure, here’s a clear and simple definition: Emotional eating is basically eating to make yourself feel better.

How to Find The Love of Your Life

I met the romantic love of my life seven years ago—at age 63, by the way—and for the last seven years more than a few people have asked me for “the secret”. “How”, they’ll say, “do you find the true love of your life”? Well, couple of things to say about that…. One, I...

A 12-Step Group for Barbie Addiction?

There’s an old story about a guy who keeps banging his head against a wall. The guy goes to a psychiatrist. “Why do you keep banging your head against the wall?” the psychiatrist asks. “Because”, says the man, “it feels so good when I stop.” I can relate. Maybe so can...

What Do Men REALLY Want?

The legendary radio personality Tom Leykis used to say that men were so simple you could sum them up in six words: “I’m hungry, I’m thirsty, I’m horny”. Guys would listen to him, grin sheepishly and nod in agreement, because they recognized the essential truth. Many...

True or False? I can get all the vitamins I need from food

I regularly talk to people—friends, family, tennis buddies—who care about their health, and make a real effort to eat well and cultivate good lifestyle habits . But they haven’t quite bought into the whole supplement thing yet.

The most frequent statement I hear is “I feel if I’m eating a healthy diet, I should be able to get everything I need from food”.

So this article is for you guys.

The Best Workout in the World

I started my career in health as a trainer at Equinox Fitness Clubs, in New York City back in the 1990’s. It was a great time to be a personal trainer. Interest in fitness was exploding, there was tremendous competition among gyms, and everyone was looking for the...

The Three Supplements Every Man Needs

OK, let’s get real for a minute: When it comes to health, women are generally way more knowledgeable than men. Women make 80% of the health decisions in the family. They buy 70% of health, diet and self-improvement books. They’re much more likely to schedule doctor’s...

The Do-Something Principal

Practically everyone in the world has struggled with a lack of motivation.   As an author and speaker I hear it virtually every day. “I seem to have lost my motivation.” “I just can’t get motivated.” “I’m just not inspired.” “I know what I need to do, but I just...

Myths and Truths

Not long ago, a medical reporter friend of mine, Lynn Allison, asked me to comment on a recent article in The Daily Mail, the title of which was: MORE experts claim statins are a waste of time. The article went on to say that studies show.

Naturopathic Strategies for Pain Relief

Anyone who has ever suffered with pain knows how debilitating it can be, particularly when it’s chronic. Yet the conventional solution—strong, pharmaceutical medicines—are turning out to be worse than the problem. They certainly get rid of pain--- but at what cost?...

The Accidental Date

I have a lot of single women friends, almost all of whom have tried online dating, almost none of whom have had any luck with it. Well, actually that’s not true. They’ve had plenty of luck, just none of it good. If you know anybody who’s searched for love online,...

Kate goes to Fat Camp

I’ve been loving the NBC-TV television hit This is Us for many reasons, including its honest and empathetic portrait of one of the central characters in the show who happens to be obese. But let me be clear that this is not a column on This is Us. It’s a column about...

Alternative Facts Aren’t Limited to Politics

A few days ago, on national television, political pollster and presidential counsel Kellyanne Conway uttered a phrase destined to become an instant classic: alternative facts. Though Ms. Conway probably wishes she hadn’t chosen those exact words, the truth is that she...

For Caretakers Everywhere

My dogs and I have a very nice arrangement. Here’s what they get: A warm bed, a roof over their head, dog food magically appearing at predicable intervals, belly rubs. Here’s what I get in return: I get to take care of them. You might be thinking, oh, he’s being...

The 7 Biggest Self-Help Myths.

Before we start, let’s getting something straight. I love self-help as much as you do. I wouldn’t have a career if I didn’t believe in self-help. I am the original Mr. “you are the master of your own fate”. And I’m a teacher by nature and profession (all writers are),...

How Supplement Companies Mislead Us

I’m a huge believer in nutritional supplements. I myself take close to 30-40 of them a day. And I’m constantly writing rebuttals to badly researched media articles that tell us how “useless” supplements are (they’re not). So please understand that the critique I’m...

Are starchy vegetables fattening?

Are starchy vegetables fattening? Believe it or not, there’s a ton of confusion out there about vegetables, particularly the starchy ones. Are some of them more “fattening” than others? Should they be avoided? Let’s take a look. Vegetables are usually classified as...