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Why I'm Not Thrilled About That New Antioxidant Study

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

I didn't stop taking supplements because an epidemiological study showed an "association" of antioxidants with greater mortality, and I'm not taking more of them because this new epidemiological study shows the opposite "association."

8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk Of Dying Early (By 34 Percent, No Less!)

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

In a time when nutrition info and recommendations are becoming increasingly complex, it's good to have a touchstone document or two reminding us of the basics.

Carnitine Confusion: What Does That New Red Meat Study Really Mean?

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Carnitine may well turn out to be the perpetrator of the "crime" of heart disease, but it's way too early to tell. Simple, sound-bite answers to difficult questions may make us feel good, but they rarely lead to effective solutions.

The Organic Food Lie

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

The media reporting of a new Stanford study purporting to show that organic food has no substantial benefit over conventionally grown food is a wonderful example of how to reduce a complex issue into a sound bite.

Exercise: The News You Don't Want To Hear

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

My mentor, the late great nutritionist Robert Crayhon, used to say this: "The two great dangers with nutrition are thinking it does too much, and thinking it does too little." The same can be said of exercise.