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Why I Don’t Recommend Melatonin Supplements

Why I Don’t Recommend Melatonin Supplements

Over-the-counter melatonin (“anti-gonad hormone”) supplements tend not to contain what they say they do, and the contaminants could be dangerous. If you’re crossing three or more time zones during a journey and plan to stay at your destination for a week or more, long...

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Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Use cheat sheets to figure out exactly when and how to treat jet lag using light exposure and light avoidance at specific times of the day, based on which direction you’re going and how many time zones you cross. “Jet lag is a blessing to circadian biologists because...

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Paper-Filtered Coffee and Cholesterol

Paper-Filtered Coffee and Cholesterol

New data suggest even paper-filtered coffee may raise “bad” LDL cholesterol. In my video from more than a decade ago called Is Coffee Bad for You?, I explained that the “cholesterol-raising factor from…coffee does not pass [through] a paper filter.” As I discuss in my...

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How to Handle Raw Poultry

How to Handle Raw Poultry

Poultry is the most common cause of serious food-poisoning outbreaks, followed by fish, then beef. But aren’t people more likely to order their burgers rarer than their chicken sandwiches? The primary location where outbreaks occur is the home, not restaurants. In...

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EMF Sensitivity Put to the Test

EMF Sensitivity Put to the Test

There have been at least 46 studies involving more than a thousand people to see if those suffering from electrosensitivity are deluding themselves. “During the past decade a wide range of symptoms has been reported to be triggered by exposure to RF-EMF,” the...

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Natural Treatment for Breast Engorgement

Natural Treatment for Breast Engorgement

Cabbage is put to the test in a randomized controlled trial. My video Benefits of Cabbage Leaves for Relief of Engorged Breasts opens with a photo published in the British Medical Journal of a woman with a cabbage leaf taped onto her knee to help with her...

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