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Can you trust what your doctor is being taught? The New Statin Guidelines.

Can you trust what your doctor is being taught?  The New Statin Guidelines.

The new guidelines from the ACC (AmericanCollege of Cardiology) and the AHA (American Heart Assoc.) were just released over a week ago. These guidelines are meant to offer guidance to physicians in their treatment of cholesterol as way to reduce cardiovascular risk. It is intended to be a thorough review of the medical literature and not a political platform. Unfortunately, in the eyes of some people... [Read more]

Why Are GMO Foods So Scary?

Why Are GMO Foods So Scary?

Lets explore what is going on when we ingest GMO foods. Its not just food on its way to becoming poop, there is a lot more happening. To understand it lets first look at how GMO’s are made. So when you think about high tech bio-engineering and gene splicing what picture comes to mind? Tiny precision instruments delicately moving microscopic genes to precise locations? Well, the truth is they use... [Read more]

GMO 101. What are genetically modified foods and how can they affect me?

GMO 101. What are genetically modified foods and how can they affect me?

So what is GMO? You see this in the grocery, in the news and on packages. The letters stand for “Genetically Modified Organism.” You will hear some claim that these are fine, no big deal, its just food. But I want to share with you some of the background story behind GMO’s so that you can decide for yourself if a deeper inquiry is warranted or perhaps strict avoidance is justified. So why... [Read more]

Brush With Greatness | Next Saturday, December 7, 2013

Brush With Greatness | Next Saturday, December 7, 2013

If you want to do something amazing in your life then it’s a good idea to hang out with amazing people. As my father once told me, it’s hard to soar with the eagles if you’re hanging out with pigeons. So come meet someone who has done something amazing and spend a little time to walk a mile in his shoes. Sal Fucito is a local fireman who recently found himself in Los Angeles as a (near) contestant... [Read more]

Lower Your Stress Hormones in 8 Minutes

Lower Your Stress Hormones in 8 Minutes

Life pushes you around. People place demands on you, social convention places demands on you, personal expectation, your loving family, your boss, the government, the Easter Bunny, yes everyone gets in on the act and the result is “stress.” Today’s existence is very taxing and includes everyone, even our children. The demands placed on our kids today is staggering compared to what I recall growing... [Read more]

Your Heart Loves Eggs. You Want Proof?

Your Heart Loves Eggs.  You Want Proof?

It seems every few years I have to go back and restate what the literature continues to show which is – “eggs are good food.” There is a MYTH that eggs elevate cholesterol and cause heart disease. That statement has a couple of problems. First of all cholesterol does not cause heart disease. This has been an established fact for more than a decade. The majority of patients that suffer a heart... [Read more]

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