Post Tagged with: "Dr. Michael Greger"

Prunes for Osteoporosis

Prunes for Osteoporosis

Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones. 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 Great Protein Fiasco

The Great Protein Fiasco

The field of nutrition got human protein requirements spectacularly wrong, leading to a massive recalculation. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Vegan Epidemic

Vegan Epidemic

Vitamin B12 deficiency is common among those eating vegetarian and particularly vegan diets because of failure to take B12 supplements or eat B12-fortifed foods. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Turmeric or Curcumin: Plants vs. Pills

Turmeric or Curcumin: Plants vs. Pills

Curcumin-free turmeric, from which the so-called active ingredient has been removed, may be as effective or even more potent. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Which Has More Caramel Coloring Carcinogens: Coke or Pepsi?

Which Has More Caramel Coloring Carcinogens: Coke or Pepsi?

How many cola cancer cases are estimated to be caused by Coke and Pepsi in New York versus California, where a carcinogen labeling law (Prop 65) exists? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Gut Dysbiosis: Starving Our Microbial Selves

Gut Dysbiosis: Starving Our Microbial Selves

Inadequate consumption of prebiotics—the fiber and resistant starch concentrated in unprocessed plant foods—can cause a disease-promoting imbalance in our gut microbiome. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Is it Worth Switching from White Rice to Brown?

Is it Worth Switching from White Rice to Brown?

What happens when brown rice is put to the test in a randomized controlled crossover trial? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs Exercise

Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs Exercise

A cup a day of beans, chickpeas, or lentils for three months may slow one’s resting heart rate as much as 250 hours on a treadmill. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Slower Heartbeat, Longer Life

Slower Heartbeat, Longer Life

To maximize our lifespan, the target resting heart rate may be one beat a second, or less. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Citrus Peels and Cancer: Zest for Life?

Citrus Peels and Cancer: Zest for Life?

The reason eating citrus fruit appears to protect against cancer may be because of DNA repair enzyme-boosting powers of a compound concentrated in the peel. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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