Category: Diet & Nutrition

Do Raisins Cause Cavities?

Do Raisins Cause Cavities?

Dried fruit has long been thought to contribute to tooth decay, but what does the science say? Read full article: Raisins and Dental Health More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts

Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts

Do the benefits of beans, and lentils, and chickpeas remain when they’re powdered? Also, how to use temperature stress to boost sprout nutrition. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Gov. Jerry Brown Makes Plant-Based Meals the Law in California Hospitals

Gov. Jerry Brown Makes Plant-Based Meals the Law in California Hospitals

The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—applauds California Gov. Jerry Brown for signing into law a landmark bill that guarantees patients a healthful plant-based option at every meal. Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) authored Senate Bill 1138, which was co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee and Social Compassion in Legislation. “Whether to protect animals, our climate or our health, those of […]

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How to Treat Jet Lag with Melatonin-Rich Food

How to Treat Jet Lag with Melatonin-Rich Food

There may be a way to get the benefits of over-the-counter melatonin supplements without the risk. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain

Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain

Blueberries can significantly improve cognitive performance within hours of consumption. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Benefits of Lentils and Chickpeas

Benefits of Lentils and Chickpeas

Lentils and garbanzo beans are put to the test. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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What is the Optimal Diet?

What is the Optimal Diet?

The CHIP program has attempted to take the pioneering lifestyle medicine work of Pritikin and Ornish and spread it out into the community. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Saffron – The World’s Most Expensive Spice

Saffron – The World’s Most Expensive Spice

90 percent of the world’s saffron supply is grown in fields across Iran and is mostly harvested by women who earn about $5 per day picking the fragile, sparse threads by hand. Harvesting saffron requires a lot of physical labor to get the flowers from the field to final packaging. The harvesting process plus its distinct flavor, smell, and color make […]

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Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Do legumes (beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils) just work to prevent disease or can they help treat and reverse it as well? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who benefits from you being sick? Paul David Kennamer Jr. and Merrilee Jacobs discuss this, what do doctors really know about nutrition – if anything at all!?! (:60 clip here) – and the making of their film, Eating You Alive on Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano. Plus, they give some healthy diet tips of their own! You can subscribe to […]

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