Heart Attacks Are Not Caused by Clogged Arteries!

By |2019-12-17T17:15:36+00:00March 12th, 2015|Expert Guidance, Healthy Food and Supplements, Healthy Living Suggestions, How The Body Works, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward to the latest edition. The official title is Health Alert: When All Other Treatments Fail. I think you get the picture. Dr. West is a Chiropractor and a big fan [...]

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Almost All Treatment for Heart Disease is Unnecessary!

By |2019-12-17T17:16:24+00:00March 4th, 2015|Expert Guidance, Healthy Food and Supplements, Healthy Living Suggestions, How The Body Works, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

One of my favorite nutrition publications I get is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I look forward to the latest edition. The official title is Health Alert: When All Other Treatments Fail. I think you get the picture. Dr. West is a Chiropractor and a big fan [...]

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The Cardio Myth

By |2019-12-17T17:16:48+00:00February 19th, 2015|Expert Guidance, How The Body Works, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Sports Nutrition and Exercise|

I have recently introduced you to the book Body by Science by Doug McDuff, MD and John Little. This book offers a clear explanation of the actual science of exercise, how activity relates to hormones, and how this determines what happens in your body. In short, it answers the question [...]

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Why and How You Can Work Out Every Day and Gain Weight

By |2019-12-17T17:17:14+00:00February 12th, 2015|Expert Guidance, How The Body Works, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Sports Nutrition and Exercise|

“I don’t understand. I work out every day and I’m still gaining weight.” Believe it or not I hear this question quite frequently. On the surface it seems to be quite the paradox. All the conventional wisdom tells us to lose weight all we need to do is watch what [...]

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Nutrition Made Simple – Why Sugar is Bad For You

By |2019-12-17T17:17:33+00:00October 30th, 2014|Healthy Food and Supplements, How The Body Works, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

Of course this is nothing new. If there’s one thing that almost everyone in the nutrition world agrees on is that sugar is bad. It’s really quite simple. Sugar disrupts how your body works. Here’s how (in no particular order): 1. Sugar depresses your immune system for up to five [...]

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Fructose Burden

By |2019-12-17T16:17:03+00:00March 4th, 2013|Healthy Food and Supplements, How The Body Works, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

Assessing Fructose Burden -Fruit Fructose Content Fruit Serving Grams Fructose Limes One 0 Lemons One 0.6 Cranberries 1 cup 0.7 Passion Fruit One 0.9 Prune One 1.2 Apricot One 1.3 Guava Two 2.2 Dates (Deglet) One 2.6 Cantaloupe 1/8 2.8 Raspberries 1 cup 3.0 Kiwi One 3.4 Blackberries 1 cup 3.5 [...]

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Fabulous Fats

By |2019-12-17T16:19:47+00:00December 10th, 2012|Healthy Food and Supplements, How The Body Works, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

Everybody knows that fat is bad for you. Right? Well, not exactly. It is fat that has been most unjustly demonized. We have been suffering from a low fat craze for the last twenty years. Everybody (well not really everyone!) has been convinced that fat is bad for us and [...]

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Cut the Carbs

By |2019-12-17T16:18:58+00:00November 26th, 2012|Healthy Food and Supplements, How The Body Works, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

Carbs are great for energy, right? Carbohydrates are one of the more controversial of the macronutrients. You will see heated debates illustrating the benefits of both low carbohydrate diets and high carbohydrate diets. The Standard American Diet (SAD) has become a high carbohydrate diet. Many experts believe this has fueled [...]

The Purpose of Protein

By |2019-12-17T16:19:32+00:00October 24th, 2012|Healthy Food and Supplements, How The Body Works, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

We will begin our discussion of the macronutrients with protein. What do proteins do in the body? Why are they so important? Protein provides the structural basis for our body: building and repairing our muscles, ligaments, tendons, organs, glands, nails, hair, blood, hormones, neurotransmitters, cell receptor sites, antibodies, and enzymes. [...]

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