Worse than liquor for your liver

Most people think liver disease only happens to alcoholics. But the truth is that being overweight or obese actually puts you at a much higher risk for liver damage than alcohol. In fact, alcohol contributes to only 6% of liver damage. But obesity contributes to 52% of liver disease. And if you’re obese, you’re 400% more likely to develop liver …

Four simple steps to a lean body

If I told you to eat what you love and cut back on your workouts if you want to lose weight, you might tell me I’m crazy. Diet and fitness “experts” certainly would. But their terrible advice about fitness and nutrition has led to the current obesity epidemic. Nearly 40% of Americans are now obese and nearly 70% are overweight. …

How Air Pollution Can Lead To Weight Gain

I just read a study that stunned me. It suggested that the air we breathe is making us fat. A researcher from Duke University placed two groups of rats in separate chambers. One group was exposed to Beijing’s super toxic air. That city has some of the worst air pollution in the world. The second group breathed filtered air. The …

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Look The Way Nature Intended

Since the ’70s, at least a half-dozen Big Pharma drugs have been approved only to get shelved, because they ended up causing serious health problems. These problems have ranged from psychiatric and neurologic disorders to increased risks of heart attacks and strokes. The side effects have also included depression, vomiting, fainting, headaches, high blood pressure and liver damage. The truth …

All Men Should Avoid This Diet…

Most doctors will tell you to avoid unhealthy crash diets. It’s not rocket science. Desperate weight-loss tactics, such as skipping meals, extreme low-calorie diets or taking strenuous exercise with little fuel in your body, are perhaps the most useless ways of trying to get back into shape. That’s because if you repeatedly gain and lose weight you will end up …

The Surprising Truth About Calories

It seems that mainstream medicine has just discovered you can get fat without eating more. And you don’t have to eat less to lose weight.1 I was as surprised by this revelation as they were – although not quite in the same way. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), a very prestigious medical publication, has admitted that weight …

Lose Weight Eat More Fiber!

Happy New Year to you and your family and loved ones. Are you all talking about your New Year’s resolutions? Weight loss seems to be on the top of everyone’s list. One of the most-asked questions I get at my wellness center is from patients wanting to know easy ways to keep those extra few pounds from sneaking up on …