Articles

Can These Compounds Help You Live Longer? New Longevity Drugs

Friday Jan 30 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Since the 1990s, I’ve been studying the biology of aging and traveling the world looking for ways to reverse the effects of aging. When we’re in ... more »

Are Grains Really Healthy to Eat?

Monday Jan 26 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

Should you eat grains? The debate rages on in the diet community, and many people are still confused about the role of grains in the human ... more »

Thyroid Problems Becoming More Common: 3 Blood Tests to Take

Friday Jan 23 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

There is no reason for people with thyroid imbalance to go undiagnosed. There’s a lot of concern about thyroid health. There should be! It’s a ... more »

Healthy and Not-So-Healthy Supplements for Your Cat : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday Jan 22 2015 | by Kevin Gianni

Seriously, he’d prefer a bit of tuna. Does your cat need nutritional supplements? It’s a question that vets get asked more often these ... more »

The Best Way to Improve Your Sleep: All the Best Advice Summarized

Monday Jan 19 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

I’m not a good sleeper — never have been. When some people proudly exclaim that they fall asleep like a baby every night and wake up the next ... more »

A Bad Flu Is Rising: Influenza Update Winter 2015

Friday Jan 16 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Last week, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the CDC, publicly announced that this season’s main flu strain—H3N2—is a bad one. For the first ... more »

Can Your Cholesterol Be Too Low? Challenging the Paleo View on Cholesterol

Wednesday Jan 14 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

Some people, when they follow a low-fat vegan diet or a RAW diet, come back with interesting blood test results, with cholesterol levels so low that ... more »

To Lose Weight, It’s Critical to Know Your “Why”

Friday Jan 9 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Do so many people fail at achieving their resolution goals because of lack of willpower, because they can’t make the time to exercise, or because ... more »

Rethinking Fruit – Should You Limit Fruit? Maybe Not

Monday Jan 5 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

Weekly fruit haul. The most recent find: seeded muscat grapes from Spain!   It seems that every recent diet book I have looked at lately seems to ... more »

Are You Making the Right Health Decisions? How to Tell

Friday Jan 2 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

We haven’t been taught how to use statistical thinking in our daily affairs, including our health. People often make bad choices when it comes to ... more »

Dry January: Is It Worth It?

Tuesday Dec 30 2014 | by Kevin Gianni

A health catch phrase you might hear these days is “Dry January.” Many people use the month of January as a period of abstinence after the ... more »

Getting Back on Track: The Science of New Year Resolutions

Monday Dec 29 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

On Christmas Eve, I had a busy day. I committed to two consecutive dinners: one with my family and one at a friend’s place. Because many of my ... more »