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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 You Taking the Right Fish Oil?

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As many of you know, the media recently had a field day reporting a study that they claimed demonstrated that “fish oil supplements cause cancer”. Of course the study demonstrated no such thing, and in a recent blog post I explained why. But in view of all the publicity around this, I decided to talk […]

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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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4 Things That Will Kill You Way Before Cholesterol

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I’m going to tell you a secret– something that the smartest, most cutting edge health professionals all know and have been talking about amongst themselves for a very long time. This information isn’t widely known or accepted yet, but it will be—at which point we will all be shaking our heads looking back on this […]

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Soy Oil Mistaken as Healthful

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The following is a guest post from health journalist Craig Weatherby, courtesy of our great friends at Vital Choice Wild Seafood. Thanks, Craig! Soy Oil Mistaken as Healthful Consumers believe soybean oil is healthful … a misapprehension rooted in general ignorance of a dire “omega-imbalance” in the standard American diet. by Craig Weatherby We’ve written […]

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The Most Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Drink on Earth

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I’m a big believer in supplementation, but I’m also a big believer in using food as medicine. I also believe inflammation is a significant factor in just about every degenerative disease known to man. So I’m always looking for dietary and supplement strategies to lower inflammation. Foods like wild salmon, grass-fed beef, apples, onions, berries, […]

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This Antioxidant Can Protect Against Parkinson’s in Men

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A new Harvard study published in the journal Neurology found men who ate flavonoid-rich foods reduced their risk for Parkinson’s disease. The study looked at almost 130,000 people. Within the 20-year follow-up, over 800 of them had developed Parkinson’s. Researchers analyzed their diets, accounted for other factors, and discovered men in this study who ate […]

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People With Low DHA Have Smaller Brains

A new study in the journal Neurology found low levels of omega-3 fatty acids can age your brain faster as well as lower your memory and thinking abilities. The study involved 1,575 people with an average age of 67, all of whom were healthy and free of dementia. Researchers used several measures to test brain […]

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And the Winner Is…. Walnuts!

According to new research published in Food and Function,  researchers from The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., compared the amount of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols in nine types of roasted and raw nuts and two types of peanut butter in an attempt to “crack” the antioxidant code. The results? Walnuts are the valedictorian. The […]

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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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Green Tea Extract and Weight Loss

A fascinating new study adds to the growing body of literature showing that green tea can impact weight gain and be an important tool in the fight against obesity. In the current study, published in Obesity, obese mice that were fed a weight-gaining diet put on significantly less weight when they were supplemented with green […]

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Featured Recipe: Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks

The following recipe is from “The Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes on Earth”, by myself and Jeannette Bessinger, due out the first of the year and available by pre-order now. Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks Turkey is a great, healthy source of protein (over 20 grams per serving) and turkey drumsticks are always a favorite. And […]

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