The Biggest Drug and Biggest Lie

Health Alert 100 “Statins are the new aspirin.” This quote from a popular news magazine makes my skin crawl. And yours should too. “Statins” are widely prescribed cholesterol lowering drugs. They are making a lot people very sick. But high-priced marketing and half-truths have made statins the biggest selling drugs in America. It’s time for drug companies and doctors to …

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 …

Cholesterol Wars: Diet vs. Statins

Health Alert 113 A new study proves that a cholesterol-lowering diet is just as good at lowering cholesterol and C-reactive protein levels (high levels indicate heart disease) as statin drugs. The new study proves that drugs aren’t necessary to reduce cholesterol. The right diet can lower cholesterol just as well. Today, I’ll tell you about that new study. And how …