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“All work and no workout” is hazardous to your health

Since we’ve been talking about the many health benefits of simply moving every single day, allow me to add yet another important caveat to that conversation.   New research shows that not all physical activity is created equal after all. In fact, some of it may actually be harmful…  You can’t exercise on the job  A new large study looked at the different effects of physical activity [...]

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One in every 14 deaths is attributed to this common “disease”

After yesterday’s discussion about the benefits of a brisk walk, I thought I’d spend some time today on an equally important message: Walking at any pace—heck, doing anything at all—will always be better than sitting still.  In fact, recently published research shows that a sedentary lifestyle—also known as “sitting disease”—is responsible for eight percent of all chronic disease and [...]

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Women: Don’t let stress dig you an early grave

I warn my patients about the hazards of stress all the time. The fact is, if you don’t deal with the stress in your life, it can (and will) kill you. And, unfortunately, that’s especially true for women.  That’s the takeaway of a recent study featured in the Journal of the American Heart Association. And with pandemic worries crushing women at a disproportionate rate, the sooner […]

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The secret to refueling a failing heart

After decades defending the positives of ketones in the blood (and on the breath), I’m pleased to report that modern American medicine may finally be catching up. (Instead of trying to shut me up.)  In fact, a recently published review found that ketone bodies may be protective for patients with heart disease …  Harness the power of ketones  Ketones are formed when you eat a [...]

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The twice-weekly secret to a longer, healthier life

It’s surprising to me that so many of the simplest pieces of nutritional wisdom—the very same truths our parents and grandparents lived by—cause such shock and awe among the modern medical community.    But since I’m always urging you to take control of your health—especially your cardiometabolic health, as I discussed yesterday—I’d like to keep that conversation going here today. More [...]

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