How and Where To Buy Vitamins
So if you want authentic versions of the best supplements sold in America, what should you do?
Glad you asked.
Emerson now offers an online pharmacy called WELLEVATE, on which patients can now order any products in the Emerson catalog. All you have to do is sign up under the name of a health professional (MD, PhD, ND, etc) who already has a clinical/professional account.
Why You Should Care About Free Radicals
Did you ever wonder why apple slices start to turn brown when you leave them out on the picnic table?
Or why unprotected metal left outside will start to rust?
Here’s the reason: free radical damage.
Study Points to the Truth About Saturated Fats and Heart Health
Since almost the beginning of my career I’ve suspected that the medical and nutritional establishment was wrong on fat and cholesterol. For the last two decades, I’ve been certain of it. And the research—especially since 2010, has backed me up. Saturated fat does...
Social media influencers are going to change the world. Here’s why.
I had the honor of speaking at ShiftCon, an expo of the top health and wellness influencers. These aren’t your everyday bloggers. They truly are the cream of the crop who have lofty goals for themselves. ShiftCon values transparency, good health and eco-friendly...
How to Spring Clean Your Diet
KCTV- KANSAS CITY, MO - I talk with the hosts of Better Kansas City about how to do a spring cleaning on your diet!
Tweaks and Tricks to get the Most Out of Your Diet
KSUI- SAN DIEGO, CA - I talk about ways to make your diet even better on San Diego’s
favorite morning show, Good Morning San Diego.
What is the Keto Diet?
FOX-6 - WITI TV - MILWAUKEE, WI - The hosts on this show had a personal interest in the diet and their questions are very typical of what I’m hearing around the country as well as on social media. If you’re new to keto, this is a good intro!
The Prime of Ms. Jane Brody
Not too long ago, I picked up the Tuesday New York Times and went immediately to an article in the Science section on heart health. Seeing that it was written by Jane Brody, I felt the all-too-familiar knot in my stomach whenever I see her by-line (for reasons...
Why Is A Nutritionist Talking About Amy Schumer?
This column is about the new Amy Schumer movie, I Feel Pretty.
You’re probably wondering, why is a nutritionist is writing about the Amy Schumer movie?
Well, for the same reason I wrote about Kate going to fat camp in This is Us. Which is that it touches on issues that every nutritionist deals with on a daily basis.
Are starchy vegetables fattening?
Are starchy vegetables fattening? Believe it or not, there’s a ton of confusion out there about vegetables, particularly the starchy ones. Are some of them more “fattening” than others? Should they be avoided? Let’s take a look. Vegetables are usually classified as...
What it feels like to be 70
[vc_row][vc_column el_class="j-like-to"][vc_column_text]I’m going to tell you what it feels like to be 70 years old. But first, a quick story. My brother is a therapist, and he once told me of a client who said to him, “Mr. Bowden. I’m a single mother of two, I’m...
Should You Do A Liver Detox? Yes, and here’s why.
The liver is ground zero for detoxification in the body. It’s also the body’s main fat-burning organ. If it’s not working right, you’re in big trouble. What kind of trouble? Well, fatty liver disease for one. Known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD),...
The Sugar Deception: How Long Has This Been Going On?
The saddest thing about this week’s “shocking” revelations regarding the sugar industry is not what the sugar industry actually did but; what’s really sad is that this is the first time most people are learning about it. If you happened to miss the headlines of the...
Grass-fed meat: Hype or Hope?
This is a fact: Cows weren’t meant to eat grain. Seriously. It’s just not their natural diet. You can make them eat it, just like you can make lions in the zoo eat Cheerios, but it’s not what they normally eat, and they won’t do well on it. And you won’t do well if...
Can Whey Protein Help You Lose Weight?
Whey protein may be a great weapon in the fight against type 2 diabetes. And it may also help you lose weight. We’ve actually known this for a while-- just last year, in the world Journal of Diabetes, researchers published a paper entitled Whey Protein: The “whey”...
Why I Hate the New Dietary Guidelines, Part Two
Last month I told you why I think it’s very hard to take the USDA dietary guidelines very seriously.
The Mediterranean Diet vs. The Smart Fat Program
A lot of people have asked me a really interesting question: How does the Smart Fat Program differ from
SMART FAT: The Book.
If you work at Whole Foods, sooner or later someone is going to ask you about Smart Fat. And I, for one, think that’s a very good sign.
Is a Vegan Diet Healthy For You?
Dr. Oz's “home for your health”, is a platform where experts will answer user-generated
Weight Loss Tips That Work.
This is Dr. Jonny, and I want to talk to you about weight loss tips that can work with any diet.
A lot of people think of ketogenic diets as high protein diets, but they're actually not, they're
The Bathroom Scale
There's something in your bathroom right now that can be your best friend when it comes to getting your weight where you want it.
Does Micronutrient Deficiency Cause Obesity?
Micronutrient deficiency is the most widespread and dangerous health condition of the 21st century. This is because medical and nutritional
Is this common activity making you fat and sick?
When you sit in a chair all day, you start to feel lethargic. Why is that? Because red blood cells in your legs start clumping
Hormones and Weight Loss
The following is a guest article from my friend Glen Depke of Depke Wellness. Glen is a traditional naturopath, specializing in adrenal function.
Is Your Thyroid Holding You Back?
The thyroid got a lot of attention in the media back in 2007 when Oprah Winfrey announced she had had a thyroid condition, and with good reason—the thyroid is your metabolic gatekeeper.
Weight Loss Tips That Work
I've been talking about all the bad weight loss advice out there, but today, in this short video
The 5 Tastiest Snacks that Flatten Your Stomach
Let’s start with the bad news. You can do 1,000 sit ups every day
Things to Remember When Reading Your Next Diet Book
To those of us who write books, January is synonymous with the phrase “New Year New You”.
Video – Bad Weight Loss Advice
Want to know the single biggest lie told by every diet book author on the planet?
Delicious Ways to Enjoy Vegetable Juicing for Weight Loss
Many heath experts, myself included, are advocates of vegetable juicing for weight loss, and will easily recommend
Study Finds Less Exercise Increases Metabolic Syndrome
A study in the journal Preventive Medicine found women don’t get as much exercise as men, which increases
Four Minutes to Fitness? Seriously?
Is squeezing even ten minutes for exercise out of your busy schedule too hard to manage? Well guess what. I’ve got just
Is This Food “Allergy” Making You Sick, Fat, Tired and Depressed?
The Gluten-Free Expo in Sandy, Utah is one of the country’s biggest events dedicated to wheat-free food.
Which Diet Is Better for Weight Loss, Low-Carb or Low-Fat?
The following is a guest blog from my friend, Steven Masley, MD, CNS, star of PBS television and author of the best-selling
My Video Interview With Steven Masley
The following is a short discussion i had about high fat diets with my friend Steven Masley, MD, CNS,
Exercise: The News You Don’t Want To Hear
My mentor, the late great nutritionist Robert Crayhon, used to say this: “The two great dangers with nutrition are thinking it does
Death by Food Pyramid
Today I want to talk to you about Death by Food Pyramid, the long awaited new book by Denise Minger
The Most Delicious Way to Burn Fat
The fat in coconut oil -- a form of saturated fat known as MCT (medium chain triglycerides) -- is among the healthiest fat in the world.
I Ate Ice Cream for Breakfast!
Sunday morning, Michelle and I ate ice cream for breakfast. It gets worse. We also ordered gluten-free pizza from Domino’s.
“What Should I Eat for Lunch?”
If you are reading this blog post, then I’m pretty sure the question “What can I eat?”
Chemicals in Food that Make You Fat
For decades we’ve been told that the “formula” for weight loss is incredibly simple: eat less and exercise more
13 Ways to Stick to Your Diet During the Holidays
Are you afraid the holidays will derail your diet? They don’t have to!
Bloody Aftermath of The Diet Wars
Anyone who follows politics has heard the oft-repeated axiom that we are, at heart, a center-right country. And it’s true.
No Willpower? Bulletproof Your Kitchen!
Know what the first step in any twelve-step program is? Admitting that you’re powerless over whatever it is you’re addicted to
Modest Weight Loss Has Lasting Benefits
Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade's worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds,
Diet + Exercise = Weight Loss? Not So Fast!
A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine claims those battle-tested ways to lose weight usually work and allow
New Drug Provides Very “Modest Weight Loss”
Have you heard of the new weight loss drug, Belviq? Then gather ‘round, boys and girls, cause we have
“Low Fat” Comes in Last Place… Again
So three penguins walk into a bar, get to talking, and decide to enroll in a diet study. I’m kidding of course, but
5 Tips for Kicking The Junk Food Habit
A study in the International Journal of Obesity found that sugary, fatty foods create similar reactions (including the inevitable crash) to drugs.