Archive | March, 2012

“Miracles Happen at the Whitaker Wellness Institute”

I opened the Whitaker Wellness Institute in 1979. My first Back to Health Program consisted of just nine patients who stayed with me for two weeks. We exercised together, ate meals prepared to my specifications, and I gave talks on …

Miraculous Alpha Lipoic Acid

The term “miracle drug” has been loosely applied to everything from aspirin and penicillin to statins and COX-2 inhibitors. But I want to tell you about a nutritional supplement that truly is miraculous: alpha lipoic acid (also called lipoic acid …

Diet and Supplements for High Triglycerides

You probably know your cholesterol level, but what about your triglycerides? If your level of this blood fat is higher than 150 mg/dL, you may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. Very high levels can even …