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Newsletter for April 2024

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter for April, 2024 By Stephen Cherniske “If people knew better, they’d do better.” This is actually an important announcement. All good news. In early March, Natalie and I were asked to review a natural products R&D company out of Sweden called Zinzino. We were impressed by the science, the world-class clinical and […]

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter for March 2024

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter By Stephen Cherniske “If people knew better, they’d do better.” What you need to know about DHEA and Brain aging. I’m going to try a different approach with this newsletter. Instead of the normal instructional narrative, I want to try a logic path, starting with established facts, then leading to a reasonable hypothesis. […]

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter for October 2023

Newsletter for October, 2023 Stephen Cherniske Natalie Kather, M.D. New “Geroprotective” drugs. Not ready for Prime Time. The smoking gun in breast cancer recurrence: The take-home lesson is not what you think October Specials:             * The Metabolic Plan – Stephen’s 2003 blockbuster – at 50% off       […]

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter for August 2023

Topic GLP-1 drugs for weight loss. Side effects and alternatives Two August product specials 10% off on KYSO pre-workout supplement Buy a 2 pound Timed Release Protein, and get a FREE download of Stephen’s e-book, The Complete Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Topic 1. Rapid weight loss… at what cost? Stephen Cherniske, MS Natalie Kather, MD […]

Healthy Skeptics Update for July 14, 2023

Healthy Skeptics Update for July 14, 2023 Stephen Cherniske, MS In 2001, my editor at Random House reminded me that I had a contract with them for two more books. “What exciting project are you working on?” she asked. I started telling her about the new genomic equipment that we had just installed, and how […]

May-June Newsletter 2023

Altea Health Sciences / Healthy Skeptics Newsletter May-June, 2023 Stephen Cherniske, MS Natalie Kather, MD Altea NANO CBD is back, better than ever, And ON SALE! à If you’re CBD-savvy, or have been using our previous Nano tincture, you can skip the education, and just enjoy the following:         * Our new Nano is back […]

November Newsletter 2022

November Newsletter 2022 November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember, and to embrace those who enrich our lives. We are thankful for good health, happiness and loving friends and family. We are most thankful for your support. We hope the Thanksgiving table is full of your favorite food and surrounded by […]

Newsletter for October 2022

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter for October 2022 Stephen Cherniske, MS About the author: Stephen Cherniske taught Clinical Nutrition at two Southern California universities and directed the nation’s first FDA-licensed clinical laboratory specializing in nutrition and immunology.   Table of Contents I.  Pandemic News: A. Four Stages of Infection protocol B. Stephen’s paper on DHEA and Covid […]

June 2022 Newsletter

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter June 2022 NewsletterStephen Cherniske COVID I know, it’s confusing and depressing. Just when you start to feel like things could get back to normal, you see cases rising again in the Northeast and Midwest. Here in Washington, the news is contradictory; fewer hospitalizations but more infections, and lots of people – even […]

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Because life is difficult By Stephen Cherniske, M.Sc Quick story. Scott Peck was a colleague and friend. In the mid-1970’s, he was writing a book called The Road Less Traveled, and he would send me chapters for comment. When the manuscript was about to go to the publisher, he asked for one last read-through. My […]

January 2022 Health Skeptics Newsletter

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter January , 2022 Stephen Cherniske The ongoing pandemic has taken a number of turns since the last newsletter. Every day, new and important research is published regarding new variants, the effectiveness of each vaccine, the adverse side effects of vaccines vs COVID disease, government and corporate mandates, and the evolving pathophysiology of […]

Healthy Skeptics’ product newsletter October 2021

Healthy Skeptics’ product newsletter October 2021What’s inside: Update on supply chain issues, inflation, censorship and business in general. Stephen’s Crystal Ball predictions. Sale Items for October 15 through November 30 Coming soon: Ultra high potency CBD Product feedback: We hear you, and answer FAQ’s ———————————————————- Doing business during a pandemic was hard enough. Then global supply […]

Newsletter September 2021

Healthy Skeptics Newsletter September 2021Stephen Cherniske Sorry this is late. It seems every day, new and important research is published regarding new variants, the effectiveness of each vaccine, the adverse side effects of vaccines vs COVID disease, government and corporate mandates, the evolving pathophysiology of the virus and the ever-deepening rift between pro and anti-vaxers, […]

X•Altea FAQ’s

X•Altea FAQ’s What are the ingredients in X•Altea? Mind, Mood and Vital Energy: from: * Alpha-ketoglutaric acid * Pyridoxal-5-phosphate * CoQ10 * Inositol X-Altea: Vital Energy and Cell Renewal Cardiovascular support from: * D-Ribose * Organic beet concentrate * L-Arginine * Aronia concentrate Antioxidant / anti-inflammation from Altea’s best-in-the-industry superfruit concentrate. * Aronia * Amla […]

July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter By Stephen Cherniske, M.S. Please sign up for our Newsletter  COVID-19 update Lessons from the past Vaccine perspective: News you need Therapeutics update Ivermectin             B Herd and personal immunity III. Altea Health Sciences Philosophy and mission Research and product development Product News MMIS in canisters only Timed-Release Protein and Intermittent Fasting […]

FAQ’s related to starting DHEA supplementation

FAQ’s related to starting DHEA supplementation Q: Do I need to have my DHEA level tested before starting to supplement? A: First of all, the information you want is your serum DHEA sulfate, abbreviated DHEAS. This is the stable storage form of DHEA. Free DHEA is also testable, but is mainly used in endocrine research. […]

Healthy Skeptics News you can use April 9, 2021

Healthy Skeptics News you can use  April 9, 2021 Natalie Kather, M.D & Stephen Cherniske A large scale review of more than 93,000 specimens at the University of Chicago measured CBD effectiveness in preventing COVID complications. CBD’s ability to calm an over-reaction by the immune system holds the key to stopping the “cytokine storm.” This adds more evidence to […]

UPDATE for March 21, 2021

Healthy Skeptics UPDATE for March 21, 2021 Natalie Kather, M.D & Stephen Cherniske Background. We have stated that ending the COVID pandemic does not depend on vaccinating 70% of the world population; that the COVID vaccines are best intended for the vulnerable, including the elderly and those with health issues including: Lung or heart disease (including […]

COVID Update for March 9th, 2021

COVID Updates for 3/9/2021 COVID Update March 9th, 2021 You’ve no doubt read or heard about the FDA’s announcement this morning entitled: Why You Should Not Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19You don’t have to read the whole report. The following direct quote says it all:“The FDA has not reviewed data to support use […]

Important COVID Update from Stephen & Dr. Natalie

COVID Updates for 02-16-21 We are all learning, and by “we,” I mean thinking people.  Lots of intelligent questions from the February newsletter, as well as some important new research.  Here are the most common issues. There are now 3 new mutated strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Some research suggests that the Moderna and Pfizer […]


Here’s the story –> We take feedback very seriously, especially from our influencers; which with KYSO turned out to be athletes and exercisers. People were getting great results, but most athletes needed a bigger serving size; around 6 grams (2 level scoops). In addition, new research showed that a combination of L-Citrulline and L-Citrulline Malate works better […]

DHEA for Men | DHEA for Women – Infographic

Why DHEA First? DHEA is the most comprehensive repair signal in the entire body and brain DHEA is made primarily in the adrenals and the brain DHEA is the most abundant circulating hormone, initiating or contributing to more than 150 repair functions. DHEA production peaks during the “prime” of life (age 18 to 30) then starts […]

Intermittent Fasting Part 3

Intermittent Fasting (IF) Part III © 2020 Stephen Cherniske, M.Sc. The KickStart Strategy Here is an IF approach that works for just about everyone Enjoy a high-quality dinner, but avoid dessert and eat nothing after 7:00 PM. If you experience a gnawing hunger that might interfere with sleep, have protein; some leftover fish from dinner, […]

Intermittent Fasting Part 2

Intermittent Fasting (IF) part II © 2020 Stephen Cherniske, M.Sc. Glycogen and Fat. Since life, until very recently, was fraught with short and sometimes lengthy periods of famine, humans evolved the ability to store energy. For short famines (one to 2 days) glycogen stores in the liver and muscles work just fine. For longer periods, […]

Intermittent Fasting Part 1 – IF

The Do’s, Don’ts and Whys of Intermittent Fasting (IF) “Our ancient ancestors, whose bodies we inherited, ate and weighed a good deal less in relation to their size than we do. Over hundreds of thousands of years their desire for food was checked by its scarcity and the effort it took to collect it daily […]

Lots of questions about the Flu Vaccine

The Healthy Skeptics blog for December 31, 2019 Lots of questions about the Flu Vaccine Reply from Stephen Cherniske I am strongly in favor of vaccines for diseases that are often fatal. I invite anyone who doubts the importance of these vaccines to go live in central Africa, Indonesia, New Guinea, rural China, India or […]

Holidays 2019

What’s better than premium quality health products formulated by a world renown biochemist and a double board-certified Family Medicine physician? Premium quality products with 15% off! Holiday Sale: December 15th through January 15th at both websites: and THREE WAYS TO SAVE 1. offers all products manufactured and / or endorsed by Stephen […]

KYSO Knock Your Socks Off

Features and benefits A unique, non-stimulant energy product. Everyone wants more energy, but they don’t know where/ how to get it. The biggest energy rip-off ? Stimulants. Whether caffeine or any of the related compounds like guarana, kola nut, yerba mate’ or the newest scam, Guayusa… stimulants give you the illusion of energy by triggering […]

CollaMacaWhey™ FAQ’s

CollaMacaWhey™ FAQ’s Is there something special about the combination of Collagen and Whey? Dr. Natalie Kather:  Beyond convenience, there is valuable synergy in combining whey and collagen protein because they provide complimentary amino acid profiles.  In his best-selling book, The Metabolic Plan (Random House, 2003), Stephen defined anti-aging as the ability to increase repair while […]

What is CollaMacaWhey™?

What is CollaMacaWhey™? Sounds Hawaiian, but it’s really the word that combines three amazing ingredients: Collagen, Maca and Whey. Collagen is a hot topic today because of new research showing that consuming collagen can result in benefits you can see in the mirror and feel in your joints. You see, collagen is the springy, stretchy […]