Why You Should Be Skeptical of Cholesterol Tests: Part 2

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....

Why You Should Be Skeptical Of LDL Cholesterol As an Indicator of Heart Disease...

About a decade ago, cardiologist Steven Sinatra, M.D., and I came together to write a book to expose what we believed were two of...

Has the Cholesterol Test Outlived its Usefulness?

Ten years ago, cardiologist Steven Sinatra, M.D., and I came together to write a book called The Great Cholesterol Myth, which, as you can...
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Antioxidants and Master Antioxidants—Why They Matter

Imagine this frightening scenario, if you will: It’s New York City in the middle of the COVID pandemic. You’re a 48-year old woman with no...

Covid-19, Immunity and Fat Burning: What’s the Connection?

If you’re reading this article, you’ve got to be wondering: What possible connection could there be between a “fat-burning metabolism” and COVID-19?  Fat-burning sounds great...
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Coronavirus Update: The Controversy over Hydroxychloroquine 

Right now, as we go to press in mid-April 2020, there is a huge controversy brewing over the use of a malaria drug called...

Inflammation: The Silent Killer (and what to do about it) PART TWO

Last month we covered the basics of inflammation and the difference between acute inflammation—when you bang your knee hard against a table—and chronic inflammation,...

Inflammation: The Silent Killer (and what to do about it): PART ONE

While we’ve all been busy focusing on avoiding cholesterol and fat we’ve mostly ignored what is turning out to be one of the most...

So what’s up with lectins?

I get a lot of information about how people think about nutrition from talking to folks on the tennis court. The other day, a player...

Is The All Meat Diet Crazy? Maybe Not

I’ll be honest. When I first set up an interview with Dr. Shawn Baker to discuss his wildly popular Carnivore Diet, I assumed he...