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The Vitamin Myth — Are Your Vitamins Worthless?

Vitamins are worthless, so say many studies that have formulated the “vitamin myth”. I review the studies, cite contrary evidence, and suggest we combine nutrient dense, antioxidant rich food, along with some vitamins, and call it a day.

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Will Your Belly Fat Cause Cancer?

Since in America, 2/3rds of us are overweight, this information about the greatest danger caused by being fat is both urgent and important for us to know and contemplate. Learn what excess fat can do and how to minimize the risks.

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Eating for a Long Life: WebMD’s 13 Tips

This cogent presentation of 13 slides (one a commercial that bears review for what not to consume), brings together in one place a summary of various posts that echo what I’ve written about on this blog — How eating the right food can be the best prescription for living a long and strong life.

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Dr. Weil and Kevin Rose Talk Health (Video)

Kevin Rose interviews Dr. Weil. The bottom line on Soda, Energy Drinks, Diary, Soy, Vitamins (esp. Vitamin D), Omega-3, Cell Phone Radiation, Eye Health, Antioxidants, Atkins, Trans Fat, Depression, Exercise, Juice Cleanses and Tea… whew!

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How Depressing is Your Food? And You?

What You Eat Counts! RIGHT NOW, here in my little hamlet just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, it’s steadily raining. November is in full swing, the days grow short, my work is erratic. All this is a potent combination for some depression; at least a tinge, no? Well… actually, I feel great, which is […]

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Gets H1N1

How Was His Illness Treated? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently contracted H1NI, the so called (misnamed) “Swine Flu”, while on assignment in Afghanistan.  It was tough going for Dr. Gupta and his cameraman, Scottie McWhinnie, who also succumbed to this flu, but after a few days of wrenching coughs, shivers, fever and […]

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Dr. Weil on Larry King: What to Do about the Swine Flu

[9/11/09 Update: Just found this Q&A with Dr. Weil that gets into worthwhile details about how to avoid the flu, supplements for kids, how to evaluate if you should inoculate and more.] ONE OF my favorite health advisors was on Larry King last night.  As usual, Dr. Andrew Weil, was spot on with his comments […]

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