Be A Traveler, Not A Tourist

Be A Traveler, Not A Tourist

  Anyone who knows or watches Tony Bourdain is well aware of his of admonitions to be a traveler, not a tourist. And this advice is both well-founded and well heeded. Tony basis such guidance upon two important pillars; the experience and the taste. The typical...
Bacon; The Whole Slab!

Bacon; The Whole Slab!

 In light of the red meat controversy and so many shrugs of the shoulder saying “it’s the nitrates;” when in fact it may be the choice of meat, processing ,other additives, etc. Food for thought on All Hallows Eve NO 2 Bacon? A Commentary in 5 Easy...
Red Meat: Stick A Fork In It?

Red Meat: Stick A Fork In It?

Not long ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) listed glyphosate (N-(phosphonomethyl) glycine), the active component in the widely used herbicide Roundup, as a probable carcinogen. It has been leaked that the agency is preparing to place processed red meat in the...
ED Supplements

ED Supplements

I have said many times that you can’t supplement your way to good health. Now, a recent study suggest that some acts of supplementation may land you in the Emergency Department. A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine examine emergency...
The Traditions of Dr. Bacchus

The Traditions of Dr. Bacchus

“Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity.” ~ Louise Fresco   Many studies have correlated moderate alcohol consumption,...
With A Second Look, Have That Second Cup of Joe….

With A Second Look, Have That Second Cup of Joe….

No one can understand the truth until he drinks of coffee’s frothy goodness. ~Sheik Abd-al-Kadir But what exactly is the truth about coffee? For years the recommendations have vacillated from detrimental and abstinence to miracle health tonic at doses only fit...
All This Week!

All This Week!

All this week I will be guest hosting The Josh Tolley nationally syndicated radio program; 10-12 Eastern. If not on your local radio station (then demand it!); you can listen via the internet here: Josh Tolley Live Here is the lineup: Monday September 28th-The Perils...
Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows

Between the headlines heading into a summer weekend, shadows of darkness lengthened. With little fanfare the U.S. Congress voted to pass HR 1599, which was introduced into committee less than six months ago on March 25, 2015, in bipartisan fashion 275-150 with 8...
A Stroke of Bad Luck

A Stroke of Bad Luck

“My lifestyle determines my death style” ~Metallica   The iron weighted sages of song have proved prescient again. But then again, the Japanese have known this for decades and even have a specific word to describe it. Karōshi can literally be translated as...
Supplement This

Supplement This

It bears repeating: You can’t supplement your way to good health. New research published in the journal Pediatric Obesity showed that vitamin D supplementation does not benefit obese teens. In fact, it may potentially make things worse. Previous studies have suggested...
Spice of Life

Spice of Life

  In my most recent book, The Fallacy The Calorie: Why The Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us And How To Stop It, the important role of herbs and spices in crafting not only a delicious but healthful cuisine is explored. Rescuing our taste buds from the banality of the...
Fox News National Radio Tour

Fox News National Radio Tour

Join me this morning on the following stations if they are in your neighborhood! WOOD Grand Rapids, MI  0706AM ET   WKBN Youngstown, OH 0720AM ET   WHAS Louisville, KY 0806AM ET   WJBO Baton Rouge, LA 0839AM ET   WLAP Lexington, KY 0845AM ET   WWNC Ashville, NC 0852AM...
Dr. Manny and Dr. Mike

Dr. Manny and Dr. Mike

Check out my latest contribution with my friend and colleague, Dr. Manny from Fox News, to his website. Are Gluten-free diets healthier? Dr. Mike’s...
Road Trips!

Road Trips!

Looking for tantalizingly delicious treats that are also healthy while on the go (yes, it can be done and done well!)? Check out my recommendations on SheKnows.com. I would add to the list there The Mill in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida (200 Central Ave, Ste 100,...

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