Category: Diet & Nutrition

Where Does the Arsenic in Rice, Mushrooms, & Wine Come From?

Where Does the Arsenic in Rice, Mushrooms, & Wine Come From?

Find out what happens when our crops are grown in soil contaminated with arsenic-based pesticides and arsenic drug-laced chicken manure. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Healthy Gut from Eating Plants Prevents Chronic Diseases

Healthy Gut from Eating Plants Prevents Chronic Diseases

A diet high in fiber from plant-based foods can enhance the activity and composition of the gut microbiota. According to a recent article published in Practical Diabetology, a diet high in whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables can reduce inflammation and prevent obesity and diabetes by enhancing the growth of healthy bacteria. A diet high in fat and animal products […]

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Vegan Diet Benefits Heart Health

Vegan Diet Benefits Heart Health

A vegan diet demonstrates the ability to prevent and treat heart failure, according to a case study and short literature review in the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. In a new special issue of the journal entitled “A Plant-Based Diet and Cardiovascular Disease,” researchers describe a case study where a 79-year-old man with heart disease refused the commonly recommended bypass and […]

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Best Foods for Lead Poisoning: Chlorella, Cilantro, Tomatoes, Moringa?

Best Foods for Lead Poisoning: Chlorella, Cilantro, Tomatoes, Moringa?

All plants produce “phytochelatins” to bind up heavy metals to protect themselves from the harmful effects. So, what if we ate the plants? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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How to Crush Cravings with Project Juice

How to Crush Cravings with Project Juice

The summer season can be the perfect storm for cravings. We try to jam-pack our days with everything – from work to vacation to the beach, to evening outings (with or without the kiddos) – there’s never enough time to get everything done, so getting enough sleep and eating healthy can be a challenge. All of the summer parties can […]

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20 Health Benefits of Going Vegan

20 Health Benefits of Going Vegan

By Jacky Miller A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many celebrities and members of the medical community. Going vegan has many benefits for us and our environment. Here are 20 of the most important health […]

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Support for Parents in a New Guide: Feeding Vegan Babies & Toddlers

Support for Parents in a New Guide: Feeding Vegan Babies & Toddlers

We’ve all heard the few stories that seem to repeat themselves about parents that starved their babies or children, usually focusing on their vague connection to veganism or plant-based diets. However, the thousands of healthy and thriving vegan children that haven’t made the news paint the reality behind the ever growing movement of families choosing to align their actions with […]

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High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

A fiber-rich diet lowers the risk for knee osteoarthritis, according to findings published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers reviewed and compared x-ray evidence and arthritic symptom reports with fiber intake and lifestyle data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and the Framingham Offspring cohort study. Those who consumed the highest amounts of fiber from the OAI and Framingham studies […]

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Prescription: Nutrition, Episode 1 – Green Revolution

Prescription: Nutrition, Episode 1 – Green Revolution

Dr. Greger teams up with Chef Rich Landau to offer tips on how and why to eat healthier. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity

The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity

The definitive guide to the optimum diet for health and wellness, from the founder of Whole Foods Market and the doctors of Forks Over Knives. THE WHOLE FOODS DIET simplifies the huge body of science, research, and advice that is available today and reveals the undeniable consensus: a whole foods, plant-based diet is the optimum diet for health and longevity. […]

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