Nutrition

Omega-3 Fat: How Much is Enough?

21 Sep 2018

“How much omega-3 fat supplement should I be taking daily?” Frankly, it is not a simple question to answer. The reason for this is that our body needs a balance between omega-3 and omega-6 fat intake. Several recent studies validate … Continue reading

Prediabetes: A Dangerous “Numbers” Game with Your Health

30 Jun 2018

When do you begin to worry about your average blood sugar levels? When it averages 115? 125? 135? 145? If you are showing no signs of insulin resistance (prediabetes) or type two diabetes, your average blood sugar level is typically … Continue reading

The Omega-6 Imbalance Found in Vegetable Oils

21 May 2018

If you have been following my posts or read my books concerning nutritional health for any length of time, you know that it is critical to balance omega-3 fat with omega-6 fat intake. Omega-3 fats are the oils that we … Continue reading

The Importance of Vitamin B-12

27 Apr 2018

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency Are you or do you know of anyone who is vitamin B-12 deficient? And, why does it matter? I can tell you that when I was a young doctor, I had a patient who was hospitalized because … Continue reading

Hiatal Hernia: The Anatomic Abnormality of the 21st Century

15 Apr 2018

In the late 1970’s I was attending a radiology class during medical school. The esteemed Radiology Professor was the author of many textbooks of his profession and he was a proverbial “walking textbook” of knowledge about his field. He told … Continue reading

The Omega Imbalance in Nuts

26 Mar 2018

For any of you who have followed my writings for the past decade or more, I have tried to emphasize the importance of balancing omega-3 and omega-6 fats in our diet. The problem with the Western Diet is that we … Continue reading

Obesity Reversal: Eliminating “Watery Fruits and Vegetables”

1 Oct 2017

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and is now spreading to much of the world as well. Obesity is nothing new however. It just affects so many more people than ever before. I just finished reading a … Continue reading

Celiac Disease: More of the Story.

17 Sep 2017

Celiac Disease When I wrote The Lyons Lifestyle, I mentioned that I had a much larger article than I wrote about in the book. This is the additional information not included in the book. I hope this gives you a … Continue reading

COCONUT OIL: SCIENCE vs. “FAKE NEWS”

7 Sep 2017

A recent article posted on line by CNN Health news (cnn.com; Aug 18, 2017 by Lisa Drayer) suggests that coconut oil is not healthy for people to consume as it raises LDL cholesterol (considered by the American Heart Association as … Continue reading

Trans Fats and Heart Disease

17 Mar 2013

According to the National Safety Council website seat belts saved an estimated 5000 lives per year between 2004 and 2008. A whopping 5000 people per year. In that same time period, according to an analysis published in the New England … Continue reading

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