Did you ever wonder why apple slices start to turn brown when you leave them out on the picnic table?
Or why unprotected metal left outside will start to rust?
Here’s the reason: free radical damage.
Since almost the beginning of my career I’ve suspected that the medical and nutritional establishment was wrong on fat and cholesterol. For the last two decades, I’ve been certain of it. And the research—especially since 2010, has backed me up. Saturated fat does...
I had the honor of speaking at ShiftCon, an expo of the top health and wellness influencers. These aren’t your everyday bloggers. They truly are the cream of the crop who have lofty goals for themselves. ShiftCon values transparency, good health and eco-friendly...
KCTV- KANSAS CITY, MO - I talk with the hosts of Better Kansas City about how to do a spring cleaning on your diet!
KSUI- SAN DIEGO, CA - I talk about ways to make your diet even better on San Diego’s
favorite morning show, Good Morning San Diego.
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!
Not too long ago, I picked up the Tuesday New York Times and went immediately to an article in the Science section on heart health. Seeing that it was written by Jane Brody, I felt the all-too-familiar knot in my stomach whenever I see her by-line (for reasons...
This column is about the new Amy Schumer movie, I Feel Pretty.
You’re probably wondering, why is a nutritionist is writing about the Amy Schumer movie?
Well, for the same reason I wrote about Kate going to fat camp in This is Us. Which is that it touches on issues that every nutritionist deals with on a daily basis.
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...
[vc_row][vc_column el_class="j-like-to"][vc_column_text]I’m going to tell you what it feels like to be 70 years old. But first, a quick story. My brother is a therapist, and he once told me of a client who said to him, “Mr. Bowden. I’m a single mother of two, I’m...
The liver is ground zero for detoxification in the body. It’s also the body’s main fat-burning organ. If it’s not working right, you’re in big trouble. What kind of trouble? Well, fatty liver disease for one. Known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD),...
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...
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...
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”...
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
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.
Dr. Oz's “home for your health”, is a platform where experts will answer user-generated
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.
Micronutrient deficiency is the most widespread and dangerous health condition of the 21st century. This is because medical and nutritional
The following is a guest article from my friend Glen Depke of Depke Wellness. Glen is a traditional naturopath, specializing in adrenal function.
To those of us who write books, January is synonymous with the phrase “New Year New You”.
Want to know the single biggest lie told by every diet book author on the planet?
Many heath experts, myself included, are advocates of vegetable juicing for weight loss, and will easily recommend
A study in the journal Preventive Medicine found women don’t get as much exercise as men, which increases
The Gluten-Free Expo in Sandy, Utah is one of the country’s biggest events dedicated to wheat-free food.
The following is a guest blog from my friend, Steven Masley, MD, CNS, star of PBS television and author of the best-selling
My mentor, the late great nutritionist Robert Crayhon, used to say this: “The two great dangers with nutrition are thinking it does
For decades we’ve been told that the “formula” for weight loss is incredibly simple: eat less and exercise more
A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine claims those battle-tested ways to lose weight usually work and allow