supplements

You’re Probably Not Getting Enough of This Critical Nutrient…

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I’m often asked by magazines to compile lists of the most important supplements to take on a regular basis. One supplement that always makes the cut—no matter what—is magnesium, and here’s why. First of all, magnesium deficiency can affect virtually every single organ system in the body. It’s involved in more than 300 enzyme reactions […]

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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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My New Morning Ritual

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From time to time, I stumble upon a product I didn’t expect to like but actually do—which is exactly what happened with Garden of Life’s Raw Meal. It’s no secret that I’ve never been a huge fan of Garden of Life, but I’ll be the first to admit that the reason for that has little […]

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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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Don’t Take Your Vitamins!

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan once said, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not to their own facts”. But he didn’t live in the modern age of internet 3.0. Thanks to Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, we now have so many facts available to us that anyone with an agenda can carefully select […]

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High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

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The thing about high blood pressure is that at least 25% of folks who have it don’t know they have it. It flies under the radar. No pain, no symptoms, (though it’s often been quipped that the first symptom of high blood pressure is a heart attack). About one out of three adults in the […]

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Diabetes: Prevention and Cure

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It’s almost impossible to talk about diabetes these days without also mentioning its constant companion: obesity. In fact, the two have become so linked that health practitioners have come up with their own nickname for the pair, a kind of medical version of “Brangelina”-they call it Diabesity. According to Linda Geiss, a statistician with the […]

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150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: Krill Oil

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Krill Oil is even better than fish oil for lowering blood pressure, boosting mood and memory, and even reducing symptoms of PMS. Tweet

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Simple Solution for Protein On The Go

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I want to tell you about a fabulous new product I have been using  to make sure I get enough protein when I’m on the go. EssentiaMeal is a meal replacement shake… but with a twist. It comes in a little single serving  bottle, with a pre-measured amount of powder on the bottom. All you […]

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150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: Ginkgo Biloba

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It’s not just for memory! Ginkgo protects brain cells from possible damage from free radicals. This is why Ginkgo is the most prescribed herb in Germany! Watch the video to learn all of the protective benefits of Ginkgo Biloba » Tweet

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