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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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Which Fruits and Vegetables Boost DNA Repair?

Which Fruits and Vegetables Boost DNA Repair?

There are 800 incidents of DNA damage in our bodies per hour. Which foods help us patch it back up: apples, broccoli, celery, choy sum, lemons, lettuce, oranges, persimmons, or strawberries? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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