Salt: What the CDC and Dr. Frieden got wrong… and right.

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  Thomas Frieden MD, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, responded to the latest volley in the ongoing salt battle with a contrary editorial to the Washington Post last week. He was responding to an amazingly revealing article by Marta Zaraska entitled Pass the salt, please. It’s good for you. Frieden characterizes…

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Get A Grip!

Back in the day when men were men, and barnyard animals were nervous, a handshake was a measure of the man. Looking someone in the eye with a firm, strong grip conveyed a sense of purpose, resolution, integrity and honesty. But it also turns out that such amorphous measures of virility and character correlate with…

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And now, from the Land of Oz… the rest of the story.

I am the last person on earth I expected to find writing this piece; even now I find myself in a bewilderment. When I heard about the academic directive calling on the powers that be to throw Dr. Oz to the curb for “repeatedly show[ing] disdain for science and for evidence based medicine, as well…

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Fox News Recipe Addendum

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Due to overwhelming request; we have posted the recipes for the dishes shown on Fox News segment here! Poached Pears Topped with Frumenty, Dried Fruit and Nuts Ingredients: 2 large, firm pears 2 cup apple cider or pear cider 2 Tbs. honey 1 cinnamon stick 1 clove ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg Directions: Pour the cider…

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Fox News

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In case you missed it, here’s Dr. Mike with Dr. Manny Alvarez doing a health segment on national Fox News!

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The Fallacy of the Calorie

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Read this excellent article on the principles discussed in The Fallacy of The Calorie here

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Inflammatory Links Strengthen

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  A recent study published in the journal Arthritis Research & Therapy suggests that “high cumulative inflammatory burden, as reflected by cumulative averages (ca) of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), predicts greater arterial stiffness independent of traditional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in psoriatic arthritis (PsA).” What the heck does that mean? Previous studies have shown…

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CBS- NYC WFAN

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Join me bright and early at 7am March 29th on WFAN-CBS NYC; the nation’s largest sports talk radio station. I’ll be discussing The Fallacy of The Calorie for the entire hour. Listen live or call in here: WFAN Link

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Movement, not Medicine

All too often the popular remedy remains to pop a pill for what ails us. But taking a medicine is always a risk versus reward exercise; even under the best of circumstances. Supplements, particular natural supplements like vitamins and minerals, are often viewed as an easy fix with zero risk. In the annals of this…

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