Expanding on the subject of my upcoming appearance on The Dr. Oz Show, a landmark new article in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that choline in eggs, poultry, dairy and fish produces the same toxic TMAO (trimethylamine-N-oxide) as carnitine in red meat, which may help explain plant-based protection from heart disease and prostate cancer. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/carnitine-choline-cancer-and-cholesterol-the-tmao-connection/ [...]Read more ›
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A comparison of the cholesterol-lowering potential of four dried fruit—apples, dates, figs, and plums. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/dried-apples-dates-figs-or-prunes-for-cholesterol/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily videoRead more ›
Sellers of coconut oil use a beef industry tactic to downplay the risks associated with the saturated fat in their products. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-coconut-oil-clog-arteries/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily videoRead more ›
Among patients who had a recent heart attack or hospitalization for chest pain, a drug that boosts high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels, the so-called “good” cholesterol, failed to reduce the risk of further cardiovascular events, according to a late-breaking clinical trial presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012. The Effects of the Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein Inhibitor Dalcetrapib [...]Read more ›
The following are PETA’s top 10 reasons not to drink milk (and we wholeheartedly agree): 1) “Moo” is not your first language. Human babies don’t say “goo goo moo moo”, so why treat them like calves? Humans are the only animals who drink breast milk after infancy and the only animals who drink milk from a different species. It makes [...]Read more ›
There is new evidence to suggest that eating just a handful of pecans each day may help protect your heart. Findings from a research study, conducted at Loma Linda University in California, suggest pecans boost antioxidant levels in the body. This boost likely contributed to a drop in unhealthy cholesterol levels in the people who participated in the study. Testing [...]Read more ›