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Krill versus Fish oil – Short Answer to a Big Question
A common question I encounter: Is Krill oil better than fish oil. Shortest answer is – if it comes from a good manufacturer and is of high quality then yes. Krill oil holds certain advantages over standard fish oil. But that does not mean it is the best choice for you. Lets explore further.
Krill oil comes from small crustaceans that live in very cold northern waters. As such... [Read more]
Which is better for your heart? Low Carb versus Low FAT
The more we study the more we find that our ancestors where a lot smarter than we are. Being a Caveman means you eat what the good earth provides which is meat and plants. There was no grain, no bread, no processed foods, no high fructose corn syrup and certainly no genetically modified foods. In an article published by the American Medical Association in the Archives of Internal... [Read more]
Restaurants, Travel, Food & Avoiding Pitfalls
So I spent 4 days in Portland recently. Amazing city with very cool, eclectic mix of fun things to see and do. I highly recommend a visit. For my business travelers I want to offer a glimpse of healthy survival. Once a gain it is EASY if your vision has been trained to see the good stuff.
Ate every meal at a restaurant and was never "forced" to eat wheat or dairy. How is that... [Read more]
How I Cut My Cholesterol in Half Without Drugs. Case Study of 65 Year Old Margaret.
Margaret came to me at 65 years of age and wanted to change her life. She was tired of feeling tired and knew that her health was taking a nosedive. She had a laundry list of complaints that was growing with each passing year and she feared that her next 2 decades would be miserable if she didn't get things in order. Despite appropriate drug therapy by her primary care doctor her... [Read more]
Let’s Go to the AIRPORT for Some Healthy Food!
That's right, I said airport. Many of my patients have heavy travel schedules and I commonly hear the response, "Well it's impossible to eat healthy when you travel." I typically just take a deep breath and simply try to absorb the expressed frustration but after years of these deep breaths I now have to explode and cry "WRONG!!!" I travel monthly related to lectures and education... [Read more]
Statin Drugs are NOT the Only Solution to Cholesterol
The new guidelines offer insight to physicians on how to use statin drugs to reduce heart attack rates. Period. Is it fair to expect more than that? No it really is not. We are not taught anything about nutrition, sleep physiology, exercise physiology or for that matter anything about “health”. What we are taught in medical school is the use of drug therapy to control the symptoms... [Read more]