A Way to Save Money and Improve Your Health

Health Alert 27 The markups on prescription drugs are appalling. A drug that costs you $5 a tablet may have ingredients worth less than one cent. The reason – They are outrageously expensive to you because they are sold at an outrageous profit. You will be shocked to find out how much your prescription drugs actually cost the manufacturer. Many …

How to Keep Steel Hard Bones without Calcium Pills

Health Alert 26 Did you know that calcium supplements won’t save you from developing the bone-breaking disease osteoporosis? The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that almost 44 million Americans have decreased bone density. That’s half of all men and women over age 50! The medical community has ingrained into all Americans that the best way to treat and prevent osteoporosis is …

Try a Delicious Alternative

Health Alert 25 The scientific community is finally coming around to the idea that the Mediterranean tradition of eating is not only easy and delicious but also the best way for you to protect yourself from heart disease. It’s not a new plan. This plan has been around for centuries. There are no special pre-packaged foods to buy. There are …

The Grape Debate

Health Alert 24 You’ve probably heard that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol appears to have health benefits. Most reports I’ve seen have focused on wine. It’s now well accepted that red wine can help the heart. But do other alcoholic beverages have health benefits? What about beer? Are the benefits of wine due to the grape or the alcohol? * …

A More Important Risk to Your Heart than Cholesterol

Health Alert 23 Despite all you’ve heard, your cholesterol level is NOT a very good predictor of heart attack or stroke. Consider this: Half of the people who have heart attacks have normal cholesterol levels. And this: Studies have shown that dietary cholesterol does not cause vascular disease in animals. Studies in humans have produced conflicting results. Despite these facts, …

Before You Go Under the Knife

Health Alert 22 New studies have shown that two surgeries done on many thousands of people have a similar problem. The problem is – they don’t work. Have you ever been advised to have surgery? It can present a dilemma. On the one hand, you want to take action and do what is necessary to preserve your health. On the …

Building Your Dream Body Part 4 – The One Thing You Must Avoid

Health Alert 21 You have seen that cutting calories is not the best way to lose weight. And that eating enough protein can “throw a switch” that will get your body to burn its fat stores. Today, let’s look at the last piece of the fat-loss puzzle. By eating the “right” kinds of carbs you can induce your body to …

Building Your Dream Body Part 3 – Convincing Your Body It Doesn’t Need Fat

Health Alert 20 You have heard the case demonstrating how ineffective calorie restriction is. Today you will hear an equally surprising story. It demonstrates the most important dietary change for effective fat loss. At about the same time I was becoming more perplexed over why patients weren’t responding to restricting calories. I encountered a patient at the opposite extreme. We’ll …

Building Your Dream Body Part 2 – A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Health Alert 19 Some people just eat way too much. We saw in Health Alert 16 the tremendous load of calories served at fast food restaurants. If you are trying to lose fat such over consumption will obviously get in your way. But for most people trying to lose weight that’s not the problem. And for that majority of people …

Building Your Dream Body

Health Alert 18 Today is the first in a series of letters designed to teach you what I know about transforming your body into a healthier and more attractive shape. You probably have a certain image of yourself you would like to attain. You would like to transform your physique. Perhaps it’s a masculine chest and arms, perhaps shapely hips. …