cholesterol

Busting Myths About Calories + Cholesterol

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Two of my favorite myths to bust are… The myth that cholesterol causes heart disease. The myth that all calories are the same. Earlier in the year I was interviewed by Jonathan Bailor and here are the myths we busted together… The Great Cholesterol Myth The four major promoters of heart disease (none of them […]

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Rogue Nutritionist in the Raw

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In previous blog posts I pointed you to a controversial new documentary titled Heart of the Matter that included a few brief quotes from me. Those little snippets are actually excerpts from a 24 minute interview by the producer of the film. Here is the full unedited version of the interview if you want to […]

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Controversial New Heart Disease Documentary Comes Under Attack

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Do you have any interest in heart disease, saturated fat, cholesterol or statin drugs? Because if you— or anyone you know or love—is affected by any of those topics, there’s a documentary I really want to urge you to watch. And by the way– the Australian heart establishment lobbied like crazy to keep this from […]

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Video: The Great Cholesterol Myth

There’s Much More Where This Came From Get all the nitty gritty details in my book The Great Cholesterol Myth » The Supplements Mentioned in this Video Omega-3s » Magnesium » CoQ10 » Citrus bergamont » D-ribose » Curcumin » Resvertarol » Vitamin D » Vitamin C » Tweet

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The Most Delicious Way to Burn Fat

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I’ve sung the praises of coconut oil for a long time. The fat in coconut oil — a form of saturated fat known as MCT (medium chain triglycerides) — is among the healthiest fat in the world. It contains fatty acids such as lauric acid and caprylic acid known to be anti-viral and anti-microbial. And […]

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Media Madness: Fish Oil Supplements and Prostate Cancer

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Reviewing the new study that’s been widely reported as showing fish oil supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer puts me in mind of a recent review of a Kenny G album: “There’s a lot to criticize in the music of Kenny G. For example, everything.” I found that pretty amusing. This study? Not so […]

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8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk of Dying Early

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Back in 2007, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) together with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) issued their official recommendations on diet, physical activity, and weight management for cancer prevention. They based these recommendations on the best and most comprehensive scientific evidence currently available. I’m going to tell you what these 8 recommendations […]

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Conventional Cholesterol Tests are Obsolete

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As many of you know, I’ve been traveling around a bit, speaking about our best-selling book “The Great Cholesterol Myth”, and one of the things I’ve been saying is that conventional cholesterol tests are obsolete, a message I repeated recently on the Dr. Oz show as well as The Doctors. And one of the questions […]

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The Carnitine Controversy: What Does That New “Red Meat” Study Really Tell Us?

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It hasn’t been a great week for carnivores. A new study found that an amino acid-like compound found in red meat transforms into a heart-disease causing chemical called TMAO, which, researchers now theorize, is probably the real reason red meat is bad for you. The good news is that researchers are finally coming around to […]

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Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease

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Trying to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol is like trying to prevent obesity by cutting the lettuce out of your Big Mac. Surprised? Read on. Recently, cardiologist Stephen Sinatra and I came together to write a book—“The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin-Free Plan That Will” (now […]

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Mediterranean Diet…The Best Diet Ever? Not So Fast!

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Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study which, according to the fawning mainstream press, proved “conclusively” that the best diet in the world was the Mediterranean diet, that it protected everyone from heart disease and stroke, and that everyone in the world should be on it. Except the study showed no […]

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More Statin Drug Deception!

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The following is a guest article by Justin Smith, the man who made the incredible documentary Statin Nation, a DVD I strongly suggest you watch. It’s the perfect companion piece to my new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth.   A national newspaper here in the UK (the Daily Mail) recently reported “How a 40p statin […]

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