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Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

For more than 30 years, the medical profession has debated the existence of an intolerance to the wheat protein, gluten, unrelated to allergy or celiac disease. What is the evidence pro and con? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Second Strategy to Cooking Broccoli

Second Strategy to Cooking Broccoli

Adding myrosinase enzymes in the form of even a pinch of mustard powder to cooked cruciferous (cabbage-family) vegetables like kale, collards or Brussels sprouts can offer anti-cancer sulforaphane levels comparable to raw, removing the necessity to pre-chop for maximum health benefits. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Test to See If Your Diet is Alkaline or Acid Forming

Test to See If Your Diet is Alkaline or Acid Forming

Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one’s urine can be estimated with natural pigments using kitchen chemistry. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/08/05/test-to-see-if-your-diet-is-alkaline-or-acid-forming/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body?

Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body?

Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body: asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collards, eggplant, green beans, kale, mustard greens, okra, or peppers? And do they work better raw or cooked? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food

From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food

Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our leading causes of death and disability. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?

Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?

Grain consumption appears strongly protective against Alzheimer’s disease, whereas animal fat intake has been linked to dementia risk. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Dark Chocolate and Artery Function

Dark Chocolate and Artery Function

What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer

Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer

For accessible cancers such as skin, mouth, and vulva, the spice turmeric can be applied in an ointment. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief

Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief

Watermelon found to reduce muscle soreness after an intense workout without the gut leakiness that occurs within hours of taking anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?

Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?

The first study to gauge how much longer we live based on the number of fruits and vegetables we eat suggests that a daily salad could add years to our lifespan. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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