Top 3 Diet Myths

March 20, 2017

This is post #134, about the top 3 diet and nutrition myths spread by doctors, dietitians and others. See why these common myths are junk science! This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips, so feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, […]

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Derek Miketinas Debunked

February 17, 2017

This is post #133, about Derek Miketinas, grad student at LSU. He has the terrible qualities of an Internet troll: manipulative, argumentative and unprofessional. A few weeks ago, I had some unfortunate encounters with Derek Miketinas, a grad student at LSU (Louisiana State University). He’s also a member of several committees of the ASN (American […]

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Why Medicine Fails

January 5, 2017

This is post #131 on the site, exposing serious research and medical failures from reductionism, which distorts truth, misleads patients, and puts millions at risk. This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips, so feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I […]

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Top 3 Causes of Pain

November 14, 2016

This is post #130 on the site, about the 3 top causes of pain and how to treat pain more safely and holistically. This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips, so feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help […]

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Medicine is the Top Killer

May 24, 2016

This is post #129 on the site, about the millions of preventable deaths and injuries caused my medicine. Medicine destroys 100 times more lives than other industries combined! This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips, so feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or […]

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5 Keys to Prevent Cancer

March 14, 2016

This is post #128 on the site (about 5 keys to preventing cancer and why they improve overall health and longevity). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips, so feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you achieve […]

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Frontline Scandal

February 10, 2016

This is post #127 on the site, about a highly biased, deceptive and misleading Fronline/PBS program that unfairly attacked supplements on January 19, 2016. The PBS program called, Supplements and Safety demonized the supplement industry, offering a one-sided view with glaring omissions, deception and manipulation. Because the Ombudsman’s response was to whitewash the program’s significant […]

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Dr. David Seres Debunked Again

January 23, 2016

This is post #126 on the site, debunking false and misleading claims about eggs and fats made by Dr. David Seres. The following post will expose Dr. Seres’ misguided, fat-phobic claims and provide a startling reality check for his video. Feel free to browse the vast amount of information and resources here. For past articles […]

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Immune Health Secrets

January 5, 2016

This is post #125 on the site (about secrets to immune health, avoiding chronic disease and auto-immune problems) so you can start 2016 with a fresh perspective on your immunity and health! The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips, so feel free to browse the information here. Whether you […]

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Forbes Bias and Misinformation

August 11, 2015

This is post #123 on the site, debunking several biased science writers at Forbes.com: Tara Haelle, David Kroll and Matthew Herper. The following information will expose the myopic and unscientific work these writers crank out often. I will provide a more accurate perspective on health, drugs and medicine, and expose the glaring weaknesses in their […]

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Aging Without Disease

May 20, 2015

This is post #122 on the site, about how to prevent chronic disease and improve health with age. The post also covers things like immune health, colds and other infections. If you read this post and all the links, I predict that it will change your life forever! The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and […]

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Weston Price Myths

April 20, 2015

This is post #121 on the site, about the biased, anti-fish oil writing on the Weston A. Price site, including unfounded comments Sally Fallon made in several e-mail exchanges with me. The following information will debunk Sally Fallon’s unscientific claims and provide a more accurate perspective and balance on fish oil supplements. Feel free to browse the […]

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Dr. David Seres Debunked!

March 18, 2015

This is post #120 on the site, about several biased, anti-supplement articles Dr. David Seres has written, published on the CNN website. The following information will debunk Dr. Seres’ claims and provide more accurate perspective and balance on his writings! Feel free to browse the vast amount of information and resources here. For past articles on […]

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How to Stop a Cold

February 25, 2015

This is post #119 on the site, about how to stop a cold from taking hold. The approach may also help with other infections, such as non-acute sinus or ear infections. The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or […]

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Research and Media Corruption

December 13, 2014

This is post #115 on the site, about an unscientific fish-oil study by Brian Peskin, and some unprofessional sites called Retraction Watch and nutraingredients, along with junk science publishers Hindawi and Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP), plus some ridiculous reporting by Reuters. All of these entities share similar forms of bias and corruption. NOTE: if you […]

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More Peskin Fish Tales

November 24, 2014

This is post #114 on the site, about another biased, unscientific fish-oil study by Brian Peskin and SCIRP (Scientific Research Publishing). His review attacks fish oil as a supplement and claims that fish oil is carcinogenic, especially for prostate cancer. Ridiculous, of course! Prostate cancer has many causes but fish oil is NOT one of them! NOTE: […]

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Aging is Not a Disease

November 10, 2014

This is post #113 on the site, about aging myths and why aging is not a disease. This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the vast amount of information and resources here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you achieve […]

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Peskin’s Fish Tale a Whopper?

October 11, 2014

This is post #112 on the site, about a biased study on fish oil by Brian Peskin. His review attacks the use of fish oil as a supplement and claims that fish oil is worse than trans-fats for health. Ridiculous? More details below. NOTE: if you came here from another domain for Peskin and fish oil, welcome!  And […]

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Medicine and Pseudoscience: New insights

September 26, 2014

This is post #111 on the site, about medicine and the pseudo-science behind many drugs and procedures. If you think medicine is scientific, based on carefully designed and executed research, you believe what they want you to believe, not what’s truthful! See details and links below.  This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and […]

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For Long Life Talk to Your Genes

September 5, 2014

This is post #110 on the site, about ways to talk to your genes through lifestyle, keeping you young and healthy all your life! This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the vast amount of information and sources here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can […]

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GM Foods: Myths and Deceptions

August 2, 2014

This is post #109 on the site, about the growing proliferation and dangers of GM foods and how food industry deception covers up those dangers. This site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help […]

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More Doctor Nutrition Myths

July 15, 2014

This is post #108 on the site (exposing more ridiculous nutrition and vitamin myths from a doctor). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer […]

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Amazing Nuts and Seeds!

June 21, 2014

This is post #107 on the site (the amazing nutritional and health benefits of nuts and seeds). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I […]

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Stem Cells Health and Aging

May 25, 2014

This is post #106 on the site (preserving your stem cells for better health and longevity). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer […]

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Flax Seed: Myths and Misinformation

May 3, 2014

This is post #105 on the site (about the health benefits and myths of flax seed). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer […]

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Vinegar and Oil for Health!

April 10, 2014

This is post #104 on the site (about the health benefits of vinegars and virgin olive oil). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I […]

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Telomeres Genes and Aging

March 15, 2014

This is post #103 on the site (about aging, genes, nutrition and prevention), and if you came through another domain name, welcome! The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have […]

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5 Big Medical Lies

February 15, 2014

This is post #102 on the site (about 5 big medical lies that risk your life). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity and business challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! […]

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Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

January 20, 2014

Welcome to health, wellness and prevention! This is post #101 on the site (how to lower high blood pressure naturally)! If you came through another domain name or search, you have come to the right place. I own several domain names for high pressure and wrote this post especially for you! And if you explore […]

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Anti-Vitamin Propaganda

December 5, 2013

This is post #98 on the site (about constant anti-vitamin research and propaganda). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity and business challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer a unique […]

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3 Harmful Nutrition Myths

November 5, 2013

This post is #96 on the site (about 3 nutrition myths). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the information here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity and business challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer a unique mix […]

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Aging and Antioxidants

October 10, 2013

This post is #94 on the site (about aging and antioxidants). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the info here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity and business challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer a unique mix of […]

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Dietitians and Corruption!

September 24, 2013

This post is #93 on the site (about dietitians and corruption). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse the info here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer a unique mix of coaching, […]

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Medical Corruption: Don’t be a Victim!

August 26, 2013

This post is #91 on the site (about medical corruption). The site is a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Feel free to browse all the info here. Whether you have health, life or prosperity challenges, I can help you have the life you desire! I offer a unique mix of coaching, […]

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Fish Oil and Cancer: Research Fraud

August 9, 2013

This post is #90 on the site (on recent fish oil research fraud), a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Whether you have health, life or prosperity/biz challenges, I can help you have the life, health and money you desire! I offer a unique mix of coaching, training and experience based on […]

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Magic Minerals! (Part 2)

August 5, 2013

This post is #89 on the site, a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Whether you have health, life or prosperity/biz challenges, I can help you have the life, health and money you desire! I offer a unique mix of coaching, training and experience based on multiple certifications and overcoming my own […]

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Magic Minerals! (Part 1)

July 22, 2013

This post is #88 on the site, a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Whether you have health, life or prosperity/biz challenges, I can help you have the life and money you deserve! I offer a unique mix of coaching and training based on multiple certifications and experience overcoming my own life […]

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Vitamins for Health!

July 8, 2013

This post is #87 on the site, a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! Whether you have health, life or prosperity/biz challenges, I can help you have the health and life you deserve! I offer a unique mix of coaching and training based on multiple certifications and overcoming my own life challenges. Hey, […]

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Secrets for a Long, Healthy, Prosperous Life

May 19, 2013

Welcome to the world of total health, wellness and prosperity! If you want to live a long life or have specific health concerns (prevent disease, weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, better sleep, longevity, depression/mood, anti-aging/looking younger), or concerns about chronic conditions like hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, etc., you can read below […]

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Iodine for Health

May 6, 2013

Welcome to the world of wellness and longevity! This post is #82 on the site, a collection of breakthrough articles and resources at your fingertips! If you have specific health concerns (prevent disease, weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, depression/mood, better sleep, longevity, anti-aging/looking younger), or chronic conditions like hypertension, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, […]

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3 Major Medical Myths

April 25, 2013

Welcome to wellness! This post is #81 on the site, a collection of breakthrough health articles and resources at your fingertips! If you have specific health concerns (prevent disease, weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, depression/mood, better sleep, longevity, anti-aging/looking younger), or chronic conditions like hypertension, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, etc., you […]

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Myths of Aging Persist!

April 15, 2013

Welcome to my wellness site! This post is #80 on the site, a collection of breakthrough health articles and resources at your fingertips! If you have specific health concerns (prevent disease, weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, depression/mood, better sleep, longevity, anti-aging/looking younger), or chronic conditions like hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, etc., you can […]

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Salt and Health

April 4, 2013

Welcome to my health site! This article is #79 on the site, a collection of breakthrough health articles and resources at your fingertips! If you have specific health concerns (prevent disease, weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, better sleep, longevity, depression/mood, anti-aging/looking younger), or chronic conditions like hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, etc., […]

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Live to 100?

March 25, 2013

Welcome to my holistic health site! This article is #78 on the site, a collection of amazing health and prevention resources/research links at your fingertips! If you want to live a long life or have specific health concerns (prevent disease, weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, better sleep, longevity, depression/mood, anti-aging/looking younger), or concerns […]

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Broken Healthcare

March 14, 2013

Welcome and thanks for visiting! This article is #77 on the site, which now offers a library of info and research links at your fingertips! If you have specific health issues or concerns (weight loss help, better nutrition, more energy, better sleep, prevent disease, longevity, depression, anti-aging/looking younger, or other chronic conditions like hypertension, heart […]

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Boomers Aren’t Healthy!

March 4, 2013

Special Note: This article is #76 on this site, offering a book’s worth of content for you! If you have an interest in specific health issues or problems (prevent disease, weight loss help, more energy, better sleep, longevity, depression, anti-aging/looking younger, or chronic conditions like hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, etc., scroll down to […]

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Weight Loss Help

February 20, 2013

NOTE: This article is #75 on this site! It’s a book’s worth of content for you! So if you have an interest in solving specific health issues or problems (weight loss help, more energy, better sleep, more fitness, anti-aging/looking younger, or chronic conditions like heart disease, hypertension, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, etc., scroll down for previous […]

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Shocking Doctor Nutrition Myths

February 11, 2013

We are often told, “Ask your doctor” to get advice about diet, nutrition, exercise and other lifestyle changes. But if you are one of those enlightened adults who wants to be healthy and youthful as you age,  you need to know this: Only about 30% of doctors study nutrition in medical school. And as far […]

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Young People and High BP

January 17, 2013

Recent studies show that young people, age 18-24, have undiagnosed hypertension (or high BP). High BP is often called a “silent killer” because it often lacks symptoms. You won’t realize that your heart is struggling to pump against stiff, constricted arteries. Undiagnosed hypertension in younger people goes all the way up to age 39. This […]

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Life Roulette?

January 10, 2013

It’s unfortunate, but many Americans play “Life Roulette” every day. They gamble with their health by eating the wrong foods, drinking the wrong beverages, and they aren’t always active enough. These behaviors drive extra weight, metabolic dysfunction, inflammation and depressed immune health, which contributes to more colds and infections. Unfortunately, many seem to believe that nothing’s […]

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Olive Oil for Health!

January 3, 2013

Although I’ve included olive oil in previous posts on nutrition and health, I’d like to cover some of the unique benefits of EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) in more detail. The “extra virgin” designation is important because those first olive pressings provide the highest quality and antioxidant/phenol content, including a newly discovered one called oleocanthal. EVOO’s unique […]

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4 More Myths of Aging

December 19, 2012

This article is a continuation of the one I put up last week called, 5 Myths of Aging (scroll down if you want to read that one first). In that article, I covered some common age-based medical myths, such as: You’ll have weight gain You’ll slow down Have back and joint pains Develop chronic conditions […]

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5 Myths of Aging

December 12, 2012

I hear myths about aging all the time, whether it’s from TV news, medical sources or online stories. These myths are often based on unproven beliefs and platitudes that news and medical people repeat often! It seems that they no longer think about what they are saying as they repeat these myths. Before we cover […]

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The Answer Lies Within You!

December 5, 2012

The answer to your health, wellness and longevity is within you! It’s true! It’s not found with drugs or medical procedures outside you unless you have an accident or become critically ill. Most drugs, especially those for lifestyle conditions like hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, pain, digestive and autoimmune problems, don’t really heal or cure […]

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Vitamin D and Optimum Health!

November 28, 2012

I’m sure you’ve heard about vitamin D. Many research studies have found significant and positive effects for this unique vitamin. Commonly called, “the sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D is more than a vitamin. It’s more of a hormone regulator, and plays a significant role in many aspects of your health and immune function, among other systems. […]

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Health and Disease Myths

November 12, 2012

This article will change your life forever! It seems that many medical people still think you are healthy if you don’t have any disease or bad screening tests. I disagree with that view. That’s because there is a broader scale of health and disease, with disease an indication of lost or failed health. I’ve often […]

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Inflammation and Chronic Disease

November 6, 2012

This is a new post on inflammation, based on a shorter overview I wrote last May. You’ve probably heard of inflammation. It’s a normal part of the healing process. When you cut yourself or scrape yourself badly, you probably have some bleeding. Your blood clots to stop the bleeding and your immune system kicks in, […]

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Depression and Health

October 30, 2012

It’s been known for some time that diet, activity and lifestyle contribute to a healthy brain and stable mood, and that junk foods, inactivity, and stress contribute to depression. Here are some of the nutritional and lifestyle factors which often drive mood problems and depression: Daily intake of sugar and refined carbs/junk food Systemic inflammation […]

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GMO foods and Health

October 24, 2012

Recently, Dr. Oz covered GMOs. I’ve been thinking about doing a post on these lab-designed foods for a while, and I decided it was a good time to compose some thoughts about them. GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism (also called GM foods). These are foods whose DNA has been modified through genetic engineering, where foreign […]

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Are You a Food Addict?

October 18, 2012

Do you sometimes feel like you are addicted to food? More and more health experts are saying food and drinks are addictive, whether it’s sweets and sodas or things like stress and anxiety-based eating. Regardless of the specific cravings involved, food addiction is a terrible and destructive problem for many people! Common food cravings and […]

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Avoid Dementia Now!

October 11, 2012

A new study indicates that about 15 million people will likely suffer from dementia by 2050. The study included lifestyle origins I’ve written about regarding dementia and Alzheimer’s. As usual, your overall health and lifestyle choices (nutrition, activity, smoking, etc.) play a critical role in developing dementia and memory problems. This new study covered a […]

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Healthy Mini-fruits and Berries!

October 8, 2012

There are some healthy, almost perfect fruits, one’s that are easy to eat, portable, and nutritionally packed! They are the mini-fruits like berries, cherries and grapes. They are my favorite fruits for several reasons: They are portable (home, work or on the go) They are packed with nutrition (vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants) They don’t […]

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Fitness Leads to Long Life

October 4, 2012

Although many of us know that staying active and remaining fit with age is healthy, there are several studies that offer insights that reinforce the approach. One recent study showed that being physically fit in your 30s to 50s helps to extend lifespan and helps lower risks for common diseases. Staying fit or becoming fit after your […]

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Fish Oil for Health!

September 24, 2012

You may have heard about recent study that claimed fish oil failed to prevent heart attacks or deaths. As is too often the case, the study’s methods and analysis were flawed and biased. Even so, the media went into a frenzy by covering the study’s dramatic, unsupported headlines. As usual, they left out all the […]

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Obesity to Explode!

September 20, 2012

A new study is just out, one that projects an explosive rise in U.S. obesity rates. The report is from the Trust for America’s Health and their projections show that in about 15 years, by 2030, 50% of Americans will be obese (up from about 35% of adults currently, while about 17% of children are obese now). The report also […]

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Green or White Tea: Which is Better?

September 17, 2012

I know you may have heard of green tea. You might drink it already or you’ve had it at your local Chinese restaurant. Green tea is a common beverage in many Asian countries. But how does it compare to white tea? Green tea is harvested from the Camellia plant’s younger leaves and has minimal processing. […]

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Massive Waste in Healthcare!

September 13, 2012

A recent report from the IOM (Institute of Medicine) has some truly shocking estimates of waste, fraud and failures in the U.S. healthcare system! Their new report, and articles written about it, expose the structural dysfunction and corruption of the system. Some highlights (or should I say, low-lights) are as follows: Unnecessary services waste 210 […]

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Are Eggs Healthy or Not?

September 10, 2012

It seems that every month or so, a breathless media personality tells us that eggs are good, then bad, then good, then bad again! This unscientific debate also happens with other foods and nutrition, driven by exaggerated headlines and often biased, manipulated research. The reason is simple: Most reporters and news people have little or […]

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Wheat: The Bad and the Ugly!

September 6, 2012

NOTE: Please check out the multiple link updates for this post! Although many people think wheat is healthy, modern wheat, with it’s numerous manipulations and hybridizations is no longer a good choice! Its nutritional benefits are largely a myth now! Wheat comes in many forms, from breads, crackers and pasta to many processed foods containing wheat flour, gluten, […]

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The Skinny on Fats

September 3, 2012

Dietary fats are important for health, energy and cellular function, but not all fats are equal. Many people don’t know the important differences in fats or which ones are best. Not only do fat compositions vary greatly, but their effects on metabolic function and health can run the spectrum from deadly to healthy! Worst to best […]

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Young Adults and Disease!

August 30, 2012

Although most young adults from teens to 30s believe they are disease free, there are growing health problems for those early decades. Some health issues like high BP, heart disease and diabetes are more common but have few or no early symptoms. That means most young adults are unaware their health may be declining. Other […]

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A Calorie is Not a Calorie!

August 27, 2012

Many health practitioners, especially those educated years ago, continue to repeat the mantra that “A calorie is a calorie.” To lose weight, many recommend cutting calories (a crude measure of energy) below your current level, taking the position that calories from fats, proteins and carbs are the same! Many doctors and weight-loss companies also focus […]

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3 Myths of Aging

August 23, 2012

Almost daily, the medical community and the media repeat myths about aging, health and diseases. And for years the assumption has been that age itself (as opposed to lifestyle) brings a decline in health and vitality. It’s believed that age and aging cause health problems. Here are 3 common myths about aging, health and fitness: 1. It’s normal to gain […]

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Digestive Health

August 16, 2012

A while ago, I caught the end of a probiotics presentation and it reminded me to do a post on digestive health. I’ve told many people that a significant portion of your immunity (up to 70%) is based in your digestive tract. I know we all forget about those bacteria, including their variety and huge numbers, plus the […]

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Resveratol!

August 13, 2012

What is resveratrol? It’s a supplement with growing consumer and scientific interest, originally found in red wine and some fruits. Resveratrol is thought to underlie The French Paradox, so named because the French have less heart disease than we have in the U.S., even though they eat a lot of butter and saturated fat. They often drink […]

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The Myth of Disease

August 6, 2012

This post is focused on chronic conditions/diseases that are common in most U.S. adults. It doesn’t include contagious diseases like polio or TB (although your immune system and lifestyle are still critical for fighting all contagious diseases). We are the leaders of lifestyle-driven disease, ones that account for $3.00 of every $4.00 of healthcare costs. […]

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Diabetes!

August 2, 2012

I’m sure you’ve heard of diabetes. You may wonder what it is and why it matters. Diabetes (I’m referring to the more common type 2, or adult-onset diabetes), normally has few symptoms, but is reflected in damaging levels of blood glucose/sugar. It is a serious hormonal and metabolic problem! Blood glucose levels are often measured […]

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What is High BP?

July 30, 2012

High blood pressure (or high BP/hypertension), are names for abnormally high pressure that’s exerted on stiff, inflexible arteries when your heart beats. When your arteries lack flexibility, due to diet, lack of activity, etc., your heart has to push harder to move blood through them. BP is measured by systolic and diastolic pressure, such as 120/80. Systolic […]

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How to End Pain!

July 26, 2012

Everyone feels pain at some point, whether it’s headaches, muscle aches, back pain, joint pain, swollen lymph nodes from a cold or flu, inflammation or emotional pain! In fact, the IOM estimates that more than 100 million Americans have some form of chronic pain! Pain can take various forms that extend from mild and diffuse […]

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What is CoQ10?

July 19, 2012

CoQ10 (or Coenzyme Q10) is found throughout the body and is known to be an important energy source for cells/cellular mitochondria (the tiny engines in cells that convert fat or glucose into energy), as well as a potent antioxidant. It is also known as Ubiquinone because it is so prevalent in the body. With age, levels of […]

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3 Shocking Myths About Heart Disease

July 17, 2012

Heart and cardiovascular disease remains the #1 killer in the U.S. (about 2,200 people per day or 800,000 annually according to the CDC and others). The cost of treatment is over $300 billion annually! And it’s hitting more young people with many teens to 30s having early stages of atherosclerosis! See my post on “Shock! […]

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Drugs Don’t Cure!

June 28, 2012

I’m sure you’ve seen numerous drug ads (they’re everywhere), and you’ve probably known friends or family who take drugs for lifestyle conditions. By lifestyle conditions, I’m focused on drugs for non-contagious diseases or infections. Drugs for the following conditions are suspect: High blood pressure (BP) High cholesterol/triglycerides High blood sugar/glucose Excess weight Restless legs Depression/anxiety […]

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Amazing Olives!

June 26, 2012

I’m sure you’ve had olives and olive oil before. But do you know how healthy they are? Did you realize that olives are a fruit? We forget that because they are usually served as a more savory item or in savory dishes rather than sweet ones. A little history Olives have a very long history, […]

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Age and Weight Gain a Myth?

June 16, 2012

The simple answer is yes! Although many people notice a gradual slowing to their energy and metabolism after age 30, the real problem is that people don’t make small adjustments they need to make as they go. They eat the same foods they ate in their 20s or early 30s and are often less active […]

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

June 14, 2012

You might have heard of the Mediterranean diet and assumed it was like Italian food: A big bowl of pasta with lots of meat and tomato sauce, and garlic bread on the side. Unfortunately, that’s a more Americanized version of the actual Mediterranean diet! The Mediterranean diet is found around the Mediterranean sea and includes many […]

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Sleep Like a Baby Tonight!

June 11, 2012

Remember the good old days when you could sleep through the night and awake feeling energized and refreshed? You can sleep like that again, with a few tricks and tips. Why is sleep so critical for optimum health and longevity? Because it’s the time when you heal and rebuild your tissues and metabolic functions. Many […]

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Awesome Chocolate!

June 7, 2012

If you’re a chocolate lover, you’re not alone! Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, offers complex flavors and health benefits. Bittersweet chocolate with 70% cocoa is a better choice compared to milk chocolate, which has fewer benefits. Before I list some of the health benefits for dark chocolate, here is some cool history and how chocolate is made: Cocoa and […]

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Shocking Myths About Statins and Heart Disease!

May 29, 2012

It’s estimated that up to 30 million people in the U.S. are taking statin drugs. Even if you’re not taking a statin, you’ve probably heard of them. The underlying claim for these over-prescribed drugs (debunked by a growing number of health experts), is that high fat and cholesterol levels cause heart disease. In truth, the […]

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Vitamin D: Critical For Bone and Immune Health!

May 24, 2012

You’ve probably heard of vitamin D, “The Sunshine Vitamin.” That’s because 15-30 minutes in the sun (depending on latitude, skin color, clothing) can help you generate about 10,000 IUs (International Units) of vitamin D, an amount that can supply your needs for several days. A few challenges to this internal production is whether sun screen […]

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Younger Adults Have More Skin Cancer!

May 22, 2012

As we approach summer, I thought I would put up a post about younger people and skin cancer. According to several studies, skin cancer is rising quickly among the group from teens to late 30s. This includes the more deadly form of cancer called melanoma, which is also growing among younger people. This is partly […]

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3 Shocking Cancer Myths

May 19, 2012

We’ve all heard of cancer. Maybe you’ve had a relative or friend who had cancer. If so, I hope they came out of it okay. I would like to dispel 3 common myths about cancer that can change your life and keep you from getting cancer! 1. Cancer is a disease that is just bad […]

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More Fit in 15 Minutes per Day?

May 12, 2012

Do you feel that you don’t have time to have regular activity or exercise? I’d like to offer an insight: It doesn’t take hours at the gym to have good fitness! That’s a myth! You can start with activities that are fun and enjoyable for you! Then add other exercise as needed. I’ve created a […]

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Stress Can Kill!

May 11, 2012

Stress in our modern life, specially chronic, ongoing stress can be destructive and detrimental to health. Stress, often tied to unexpected events like job loss, career change, or divorce, can trigger the fight or flight response. That causes adrenalin and cortisol to be released. Those survival hormones raise heart rate, blood pressure and move fuels […]

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Inflammation: The Cause of Health Problems and Pain!

May 8, 2012

You might have heard about inflammation. It’s a normal part of the healing process. Think about the last time you cut yourself. Your blood clotted to stop the bleeding and your immune and healing cells go to the area, causing some redness and swelling. That’s inflammation. In a week or so, you had a scab […]

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Why Do I Get Sick?

May 5, 2012

Although we are all susceptible to infections sometimes, most people get sick because of their lifestyle. That might sound crazy but it’s true! It all depends on your immune system, one of the most incredible systems in the body! When healthy, our immune system is capable of recognizing our cells vs. outside cells and is […]

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