Category Archives: Live Longer Lose Weight

Eating the Wrong Fiber Can Kill You

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

October 2, 2017

  • Your health lives in your gut
  • Fiber-rich diet associated with health and longevity
  • Get your fiber on!

As a health-conscious individual, you do everything you can to protect your health. You eat foods and take part in activities that support your heart, ward off cancer, slash your chances of diabetes and help maintain healthy weight.

But how much thought do you give to your gut?

This little community of microbes contains 100 times more genes than your own human genome. And I’ll tell you here and now… it has a profound effect on every aspect of your health. Continue reading

Drinking Coffee May Reduce Risk of Death

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 27, 2017

  • Drinking coffee may reduce risk of death (shuffle)
  • Good for your heart, brain and metabolism
  • What every “java-junkie” must know

Coffee gets a bad rap. Over the years it’s been blamed for everything from stunting your growth to causing heart disease and cancer. This makes it something of a “guilty pleasure” for those who can’t seem to get their day started without a cup or two each morning.

Well, drinking a few cups of hot coffee to get a jump on your day may not be so bad. In fact, it could potentially add a few years to your life. Continue reading

Craving Sugar? Read This Now!

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 1, 2017

  • Low- and no-calorie sweeteners may promote weight gain
  • The case against artificial sweeteners
  • How to “re-program” your sweet tooth

It’s not uncommon to think that weight-loss will automatically follow when you switch to using a low- or no- calorie sweetener. After all, that’s how they’re advertised, right?

Well, it turns out this may not be the case at all. In fact, consumption of these artificial sweeteners is actually associated with… Continue reading

How to Eat Your Way to Happiness

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 9, 2017

  • Are you eating your way to depression?
  • Treat your bad mood with good food
  • The fastest way to a happier you

Depression is a sneaky affliction. It creeps up on before you even realize it. And once it grabs hold of you, it’s hard to break out of the trance-like state that keeps you feeling lost, sad, lonely and helpless.

Well, here’s a big surprise…If you’re feeling down in the dumps, your diet might be to blame.

That’s right.

The foods you eat could be sending you into the doldrums.

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Cut 86% Off Your Odds of Getting Colon Cancer

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 7, 2017

  • What can you do to prevent colorectal cancer?
  • 3 ways to cut your odds of colon cancer by up to 86%
  • More top-notch protection for your colon

Just last week I shared some of today’s latest breakthroughs when it comes to screening for colon cancer. Since then I’ve received several emails from readers asking what, specifically, they can do to prevent colon cancer in the first place.

Like any other type of cancer, personal choices play a large role in your risk of developing this potentially deadly form of cancer. And one of the areas you have the most control over is the foods you’re putting in your body. Continue reading

5 Must-Eat Foods to Boost Your Immunity

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

July 26, 2017

  • 5 foods everyone should eat more of
  • The healthiest vegetables on earth
  • Don’t forget your healthy fats

When it comes to food, there’s a lot of confusion these days. I see it all of the time in my patients.

They come into my office proud of all the yogurt they’ve been eating for breakfast… the green salads at lunchtime… the lean chicken and succotash for dinner…

It sounds so healthy. But here’s the thing. When you eat a lot of the same foods day after day, you miss out on the wide array of nutrients you would get from a more varied diet. Continue reading

Everyday Products that Make You Fat

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

July 12, 2017

  • What’s stalling your metabolism?
  • Everyday products that encourage weight gain
  • Melt off pounds by changing the way you shop

Okay, you’ve been doing everything right when it comes to dropping those excess pounds. You’re eating healthy, getting your exercise and being fairly honest with yourself.

So why does it feel like somebody threw your metabolism into reverse? How come each achievement feels like it’s followed by a setback? What the heck is going on!?

I’m here to tell you that you’re on the right track. Diet and exercise are key. But there’s one very important aspect of weight loss that you may be missing. It’s one your doctor has probably never discussed with you. Continue reading

The 1 Artificial Sweetener You Should Use

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

May 17, 2017

  • Artificial sweeteners are a metabolic disaster in the making
  • The truth behind whole grains and fiber
  • What defines a “healthy” fat?

As far as maintaining healthy blood sugar is concerned, the classic interpretation is pretty straightforward. Cut down on your sugar and carbohydrate intake. Avoid processed foods. Get more fiber, eat more whole grains and add more healthy fats.

While this logic is sound, some of it may be sabotaging your efforts to avoid metabolic syndrome and diabetes. And if you’re already having glucose problems, it could be making matters worse. In fact, you could be heading toward a metabolic meltdown. Continue reading

#1 Way to Fill Nutritional Gaps in Your Diet

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

May 12, 2017

  • Are multivitamins a waste of money?
  • Rich in food… poor in nutrients
  • Your #1 insurance policy for good health

I have five supplements that I recommend that everyone take… every single day. And for the most part, my patients understand the rationale behind them.

They recognize that a high-quality omega-3 supplement can slash inflammation and pain and keep their hearts and brains working in top-notch condition.

Most of them also readily accept the fact that vitamin D deficiency is running rampant here in the U.S. So adding a vitamin D3 formula in cholecalciferol form only makes good sense. Continue reading

6 Unexpected Ways to Avoid Cancer

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

May 8, 2017

  • What you don’t know about cancer could kill you
  • Kick these cancer-causing foods to the curb
  • 6 unexpected ways to avoid cancer

For the most part, I find that most people think cancer is genetic… just the luck of the draw. So it might surprise you to learn that only about 5-10% of cancers are a direct result of genetics.

All of the others – a whopping 90% to 95% of cancers – are rooted in lifestyle factors. And I’m not just talking about a lifetime of smoking cigarettes or exposure to chemical laden products.

Much of your risk falls well within other areas of your life that you have complete control over.

In fact, what you don’t know about cancer may kill you faster than what you do know about it. Continue reading