One of great paradoxes of our obesity epidemic is that many obese individuals appear to be quite healthy. This makes… Read more »
This week the American Heart Association announced a doubling down on its bet on cholesterol and heart disease. It certainly… Read more »
Anti-aging diets have been around since the 15th century, starting with the books written by Luigi Cornaro. Although I addressed… Read more »
A study from Harvard Medical School explains that even though people can lose weight on a ketogenic diet, all lost… Read more »
The first casualty of marketing is usually the truth. The reality is that the two key omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) do a lot of different things, and as a result the benefits of EPA and DHA are often very different. That’s why you need them both. But as to why, let me go into more detail.
Last month was a red-letter month for the future of mankind as the world population passed 7 billion. Unfortunately, this fact dovetails with recent research that indicates it is likely that one-half of all Americans will be diabetic by 2050
The development of new imaging technologies has finally given researchers the ability to ask some interesting questions about meditation and its effect on brain structure and cognitive performance.
The European Society of Cardiology estimates a 50 percent reduction of coronary events if you can stabilize soft, vulnerable plaques.
Most people think all you need for a healthy gut is to consume bacterial-fortified yogurt products. In reality, the balance of bacteria in your gut may hold a key toward managing systemic inflammation in our bodies.
For the past year the future of the American economy has centered on the word “entitlement,” especially in terms of health care. But no one is quite certain about what the word means.