Spoiler alert: I’m going to talk about vaccinations. This subject has become so polarizing that any slight deviation from the establishment line on this—no matter how nuanced or reasonable—gets you lumped in with the antivaxxers, widely derided as crazies,...
When I was a kid, my grandmother was always trying to get me to eat a lot of foods you had to chew a lot. “Gives you roughage”, she’d say wisely. “Keeps you regular”. Well, that was then, this is now. Our prune-eating grandmothers were onto something, but they had...
The saddest thing about this week’s “shocking” revelations regarding the sugar industry is not what the sugar industry actually did but; what’s really sad is that this is the first time most people are learning about it. If you happened to miss the headlines of the...
Watermelon owes its claim to fame as one of the world’s healthiest foods to three facts: One, its high water content (about which, more in a moment); two, its high content of lycopene; and three, its high levels of vitamin A and carotenoids, including the important...
This is a fact: Cows weren’t meant to eat grain. Seriously. It’s just not their natural diet. You can make them eat it, just like you can make lions in the zoo eat Cheerios, but it’s not what they normally eat, and they won’t do well on it. And you won’t do well if...
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 moment). The long answer is that it’s the brainchild of...
When it comes to natural sweeteners—at least the ones that have calories--- there’s really only two choices: Raw, unfiltered honey, and blackstrap molasses. Both are real foods with actual nutritious compounds in them, like enzymes and minerals. Yet they’re still...
Whey protein may be a great weapon in the fight against type 2 diabetes. And it may also help you lose weight. We’ve actually known this for a while-- just last year, in the world Journal of Diabetes, researchers published a paper entitled Whey Protein: The “whey”...
I’ve always been skeptical about homeopathy. Sorry. I know it’s not politically correct to say that, but it’s the truth. I can kind of see it on some energetic or metaphorical level—especially when I get all What The Bleep Do We Know about it, thinking about water...
On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced that the familiar Nutrition Facts label found on every food
If you go to any motivational speaking events you’ve probably heard some version of the BE/DO/HAVE
True confession time: I hate sports. I never got bitten by the “sports” bug, never played them as a kid, wasn’t any good at them.
Before “Tiger’s Milk” became famous as a punch line in a Woody Allen movie*, it was the iconic “health food” of my youth, one of the most popular items
First they said coffee protects against cancer. Read what happened next
There is a smart way to grill, and a dumb way to grill. The first helps protect your health, the other does exactly the opposite.
The term “detoxification” has been around forever, but it remains a
Diabetes, inflammation and Jonny’s fish tank I’ve been making the case for a long time that inflammation is probably the most important contributing factor to degenerative disease. There’s an inflammatory component to cancer, to obesity, to diabetes, to heart disease...
Let’s talk about wine. Now, if you know my work, if you’ve read anything I’ve written over the last decade, or you’re at all familiar with my story, you know that I haven’t had a drink since,
Conscious consumers are known to be label readers. Which is definitely a good thing
Last month I told you why I think it’s very hard to take the USDA dietary guidelines very seriously.
A lot of people have asked me a really interesting question: How does the Smart Fat Program differ from
Whenever I think of turnips, I can’t help recalling that line in Tennessee Williams’s famous play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, where Big Daddy calls the little kids “no-neck monsters”! That’s because turnips have no necks and the fact that they grow just about anywhere---...
Supported by a robust sales force and tight cost controls, Pharm Ltd. experienced sustained double-digit growth over a number of years, only to find that their supply chain struggled to keep pace. In particular, the initial state of the company’s sales.
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.
I know that it may sound like a little bit of hyperbole but I think by the time you finish reading this, you will agree that these are probably some of the most under-rated substances in the entire world.
Holiday season is generally joyous– but it has a dark side.
By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™. I’m tempted to start this article with the words, “Here we go again”.
I would like to talk to you about the reason why I recently added Omega-7 to my daily supplement regimen.
I’m a huge fan of tea for its health and revitalizing properties. All tea is great, but green tea stands out for one particular compound, EGCG.
Dr. Oz’s “home for your health”, is a platform where experts will answer user-generated
The World Health Organization calls Antibiotics a major threat to public health. Should you be
This is Dr. Jonny, and I want to talk to you about weight loss tips that can work with any diet.
A myth that I myself have subscribed to for most of my professional career is that you have to drink
You probably know that sugar is death to the eyes, and that using vegetable oils is bad.
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 know what
Imagine you’re about to eat a bowl of typical American breakfast cereal. You cover it with some milk
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.
For years, Vitamin K was the Rodney Dangerfield of vitamins. You can almost picture it sitting
Let’s be honest- if you could find the recipe for a long, robust life of optimal health and vibrant energy, you’d probably discover that it has a lot more than five ingredients.
Can protein powders help you lose weight? Can they help you build muscle? And does it matter which kind you buy?
Having written a book that essentially questions the entire cholesterol establishment and the notion that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease
Since Amazon is featuring a special on the Kindle Edition of “The Great Cholesterol Myth” during
I haven’t written about GMO foods before because, frankly, I came a bit late to the party. For
It’s an all-consuming obsession with eating “right”. While Orthorexia is motivated by health, it takes
A lot of people think of ketogenic diets as high protein diets, but they’re actually not, they’re
I’ve spent a large portion of my career fighting the wrongful demonization of dietary fat, trying to
Recently, a 30 year old meth addict named Ricky Lee Fowler was found guilty of starting what’s now
A physician! Unfortunately, this is no laughing matter, as MD Barbara Natterson-Horowitz has fortunately
Magnesium also lowers blood pressure. Think about your heart working 24/7 to pump blood through your veins.
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.