Holiday Eating Tips – The 4th of July

It's the Fourth of July and right about now is the time you start to see these annoying Holiday/Barbeque healthy eating tips. You know the drill; avoid chips and dip, diet soda and lite...

How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs

You would think making hard-boiled eggs is easy, but it can be tricky. And if you follow the slow-carb diet featured in the book "The Four-Hour Body," you will eat a lot of hard-boiled...

Don't Buy HCG Dietary Supplements

I have written about the nonsensical HCG Diet. It's barbaric and won't work. Now the federal government has stepped in to prevent supplement hucksters from selling HCG weight loss supplements. This dreck is sold...

Holiday Eating Guide – 2011

The Holidays. The time of year when many people start to stress about eating. What should be an enjoyable experience has become a problems for far too many people. And there is no shortage of...

Should I Take Collagen or Hoodia Supplements?

I have long been on the anti-supplement band wagon for a couple of reasons. 1) I don't like to be scammed and 2) There isn't any science-based evidence to support the use of the...

Did Alternative Medicine Have a Negative Impact on Steve Jobs’ Health

In the aftermath of Steve Jobs' death there has been debate regarding the course of treatment that he chose to treat his cancer. Many people have opined that the original course of action Jobs...

Dr. Weil Recommends Yo-Yo Dieting

Dr. Andrew Weil, the Complimentary and Alternative Medicine guru (CAM), published a blog post saying that yo-yo dieting is better than "staying fat." I guess attaining superstar status in the world of CAM gives...

Don't Let the Government Set a National Fat Ceiling

Over the past month the issue of the National Debt Ceiling has dominated the headlines, as our government has tried to come to grips with its profligate spending, the damage that's been done to...

It's the Fourth of July, Eat Whatever You Want

Like clockwork, every holiday, every year we get inundated with these "healthy eating tips," from nosey, buttinsky do-gooders who want to ruin our fun. There are 365 days in a year and less than...

MyPlate: More Nonsense From the Government

So let me get this straight. The old Food and Drug Administration Food Pyramid was confusing, and over the time it was in effect obesity rates (allegedly) increased, but the new MyPlate program will...