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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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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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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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15% of Seniors Are Clinically Low in This Vitamin…

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In his book, Your Nutrition Prescription, Dr. H.L. Newbold, tells the story of a 76-year old German woman who came to see him. She had been crying uncontrollably for 6 months and was unable to function fully because of her state.  Despite a normal B12 blood level he still gave her an injection of B12. […]

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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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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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Green Tea Boosts Memory

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The following is a guest article by health reporter Craig Weatherby, brought to you by our friends at Vital Choice.   Green Tea Boosts Memory Clinical study sees green tea boosting brain areas associated with working memory; mouse study affirms the effect. By Craig Weatherby A Swiss scientific team gives us the first look inside […]

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Egg Yolks as Dangerous as Smoking?

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Oh brother, here we go again… Last week, the journal Atherosclerosis published a study examining the association between the number of egg yolks consumed per week and the amount of plaque in the carotid artery. The study concluded that eating egg yolks is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to speeding up plaque […]

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Vitamin C Can Reduce High Blood Pressure

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A study in the  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed large amounts of vitamin C could reduce high blood pressure. Researchers here gathered data from 29 randomized, controlled clinical trials that looked at how vitamin C versus a placebo affected hypertension. They found that 500 milligrams (mg) of vitamin C daily – way more than […]

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Yerba Mate: All of the Caffeine, None of the Jitters

A recent study at the University of Illinois found when human colon cancer cells become exposed to bioactive compounds present in just one cup of yerba mate tea, those cancer cells die. These tea compounds also reduced inflammation. “Put simply, the cancer cell self-destructs because its DNA has been damaged,” said Elvira de Mejia, associate […]

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The Single Most Cost-Effective Medical Intervention!

More than half of global mortality rates can be accounted for by six diseases: Cardiovascular disease cancer respiratory infections respiratory diseases tuberculosis diabetes What do all six have in common? They are all vitamin-D sensitive. And it’s not just those six diseases… Alzheimer’s meningitis Parkinson’s maternal sepsis pre-eclampsia MS deaths from falls …account for an […]

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Calcium, Vitamin D and Health Outcomes

Confused about all these conflicting studies on calcium use? How some studies seem to say calcium is good, then others say it’s bad? (What else is new, right?) Researchers writing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition did a novel analysis that may shed some light. First, some background. The Women’s Health Initiative was a […]

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