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Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS aka The Nutrition Myth Buster™

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Jonny Bowden, “the Nutrition Myth Buster,” is a board-certified nutritionist and the best-selling author of 15 books including Smart Fat and his latest book, The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer. His bestselling weight-loss program, The Metabolic Factor, is available here. To learn more about healthy living, motivation and nutrition, visit jonnybowden.com. Follow him @jonnybowden or on Facebook, Dr. Jonny Bowden. Note: The statements presented in this column should not be considered medical advice or a way to diagnose or treat any disease or illness. Dietary supplements do not treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always seek the advice of a medical professional before altering your daily dietary regimen. The opinions presented here are those of the writer.
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There is No Such Thing as “Good” and “Bad” Cholesterol

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Palm Oil

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Nutrition myth-busting is not an easy job. Once a sound bite gets repeated often enough to achieve the status of “accepted “truth,” it’s pretty hard...

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In October of this year, cardiologist Steven Sinatra, M.D., and I published the new and revised edition of our book, The Great Cholesterol Myth....

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