Vitamin A Is Not Enough

Health Alert 117 You have heard Vitamin A is good for your eyes. You should not however rely on Vitamin A supplementation. It will not protect your eyes from the leading cause of blindness in the US. Focusing on a single nutrient like Vitamin A or Beta-carotene can deprive your eyes of what they really need. Today, you’ll learn about …

Quality vs. Quantity

Health Alert 150 Popular advice tells you to eat less and exercise more. Today I’d like you to consider an alternative. The notion that for food and exercise quality, not quantity is what’s most important. The advice to eat less and exercise more just hasn’t worked. We spend more on diet and exercise than any country but are the fattest …

What You Have to Know … Before You Eat

Health Alert 51 Today, I want you to take the first step toward tapping into the preventative and healing power of food. Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine.” But to choose your medicine you must first know what’s in your food. Use this letter to get started now. When I lecture, someone in the audience usually asks about food …

What Dr. Atkins Had Right (And Wrong)

Health Alert 85 Can you lose weight on a diet of bacon, cheesecake and butter? You can. Paradoxically, some people lose weight dramatically on an Atkins-like high-fat diet. But, there are two very important points to know before you try it for yourself. 1. Atkins correctly diagnosed the cause of the modern epidemic of obesity. 2. He prescribed the wrong …

You May Finally Have Lower Drug Prices

Health Alert 118 If I told you that you could save a lot of money on your prescription drugs, would you want to know how? A bill just passed in the House that would allow you to purchase your prescriptions from Canada and Europe with huge savings. The next step is for the Senate to pass the bill. This is …

Treat Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Health Alert 52 Valentine’s Day is coming. Stores are stocking up with chocolate hearts. Should you give chocolate to someone you love? Can you eat it without feeling guilty? For years, doctors have been telling you that chocolate is bad for you. New research suggests the opposite. I find that eating chocolate should not be lumped together with eating sugar …

Not Your Mom’s Cod Liver Oil

Health Alert 86 Would you like to protect yourself from a heart attack, stroke, blindness, and depression? Chances are you’ve taken an awful spoonful of cod liver oil at one point in your life. Your mother may have told you as a reluctant child that this fish oil would keep you healthy. Well once again, mom was right. But you …

The Perfect Food

Health Alert 119 Many experts in the field of nutrition are now saying what athletes, body builders and long-lived people already know. Some raw foods offer far more and better nutrients. Case in point: eggs. Today, I’ll share some new evidence about how eggs can keep you strong, fit, and provide you with nutrients you might otherwise not get. And …

Who’s Health Is It?

No one cares about your health and the health of your loved ones more than you do. We at the Wellness Research Foundation believe that the best way to ensure quality in healthcare is to allow you to be in control. We believe you have an inherent right to decide on quality, expertise, respect and alternative treatments for your own …