obesity

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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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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Are Your Hormones Wreaking Havoc on Your Health?

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Today’s message is just for the ladies… I just got done recording a fantastic interview with female hormone specialist Dr. Anna Cabeca. She has helped countless women who were suffering with these (and other) hormone-based health problems: Low energy Trouble sleeping Anxiety or Depression Memory problems Weight gain Low sex drive Tweet

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A Moving Apology From a Mainstream MD

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Dr. Attia was a mainstream surgeon who swallowed all the mainstream stuff about diabetes and obesity until he received an unexpected diagnosis that changed his life. Although the realizations that he comes to—the weight gain is driven by hormones, not calories, and that diabetes and obesity are metabolic diseases of carbohydrate metabolism—is stuff the folks […]

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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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7 Big Breakthroughs for Burning Fat and Building Muscle

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Every year, the American Society of Bariatric Physicians puts on a conference, and as part of that conference there’s a one day intensive sponsored by the Nutrition and Metabolism Society. The Nutrition and Metabolism Society exists to help fight information about the effectiveness of carbohydrate restriction on fighting diabetes and obesity. According to their website, […]

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Soda and the Nanny State

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On Tuesday, March 12, on the day before it was scheduled to go into effect, a state judge struck down New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on jumbo-sized sodas, triggering a paroxysm of editorials about the nanny state and the future of civilization. OK, everybody, let’s take a deep breath. I hate the […]

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Beyonce & PepsiCo: The $50 Million Deal With The Devil

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This is a guest article by my friend, Kristin Wartman. Kristin is one of the most thoughtful– and thought-provoking– writers I know on the subject of food, nutrition and health. I think you’ll love this article. Check out Kristin’s blog on the Huffington Post. There was good news this week with several cities reporting declining […]

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Chemicals in Food that Make You Fat

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For decades we’ve been told that the “formula” for weight loss is incredibly simple: eat less and exercise more. Unfortunately, that’s very far from the whole truth. We’re now learning that there are powerful influences on weight that go beyond calories and exercise. We’re at the infancy of our knowledge about obesity, and we’re not […]

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13 Ways to Stick to Your Diet During the Holidays

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Are you afraid the holidays will derail your diet?  They don’t have to! The key to sticking to your diet and eating healthy is mental toughness. That means there are no shortcuts to dieting, even at the holidays. You either adhere to a healthy diet or pay the price of gaining weight, sickness and disease. […]

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3 Hormones That Cause Holiday Weight Gain

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Have you just accepted the fact that holiday foods, family and stress all lead to your annual holiday weight gain? If so,  join the club.  The types of foods we consume during the holiday season combined with the inevitable stress causes a hormonal cascade that ensures we pack on the pounds. This doesn’t have to […]

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The Two Worst Foods in the World

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Ask 10 people to name the two worst movies ever made and you’ll probably get a lot of different answers. “Ishtar”? “Waterworld”? Hard to say. Whether you’re picking movies, books, or politicians, there are so many candidates for awfulness that it’s hard to pick the top two. But when it comes to food, the choice […]

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