Belly fat ups risk of 10 cancers

This morning I was sitting in my office talking with a patient about the obesity epidemic. We were talking about how important it is to prevent obesity, especially in the younger population. Now I should state, off the bat, that this was a very well-informed patient. She’s miles ahead of most Americans when it comes […]

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Your cardiologist doesn’t want you to read this

If you’re taking statin medications, you need to read this. Your cardiologist won’t like it, but it may save your life. A new analysis of a 15-year-old study just confirmed what I’ve been saying for years: If you don’t already have cardiovascular disease, statins will not help you live longer. So why are mainstream docs […]

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Moderate exercise may stave off Alzheimer’s

Earlier this week I told you about protecting your brain with fatty acids. But I would be remiss if I didn’t mention a new study that gives a nod to another proven way to promote brain health: exercise. In fact, this new research shows exercise can even help people at high risk of Alzheimer’s stave […]

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