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  • Do DHA Supplements Improve Brain Function? August 22, 2019
    The concept of vitamins was first described by none other than Dr. Funk. In his landmark paper in 1912, he discussed the notion that there […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why Did Doctors Keep Prescribing Cancer? August 20, 2019
    We’ve known about the role of estrogen in breast cancer going back to the 1800s, when surgical removal of the ovaries seemed to help in […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Preorder How Not to Diet Now! August 15, 2019
    My new book How Not to Diet is now available for pre-order!  It’s hard to express how excited I am that it’s finally coming out. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Best Source of Resistant Starch August 13, 2019
    Resistant starch wasn’t discovered until 1982. Before that, we thought all starch could be digested by the digestive enzymes in our small intestine. Subsequent studies […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Answer to a Colon Cancer Mystery August 8, 2019
    Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in the world. Thankfully, the good bacteria in our gut take the fiber we […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Make Sure Iodine is in Your Prenatal August 6, 2019
    Although severe iodine deficiency was eliminated in the United States nearly a century ago after the introduction of iodized salt, iodine intake has declined in […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Healthiest Way to Eat Paleo August 1, 2019
    There have been about a half dozen studies published on Paleo-type diets, starting around 20 years ago. For example, in what sounds like a reality […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • What About Canned Fruit? July 30, 2019
    Food cans used to be soldered with lead compounds—so much so that people living off of canned food may have died from lead poisoning. Thankfully, […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why Doctors are So Drug Happy July 25, 2019
    Who funds most of the studies that show drugs are safe and effective? The drug companies themselves. This is the topic of my video Eliminating […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Dishonest Doctors July 23, 2019
    One of the critical questions to ask whenever reading a medical journal article is, “Who funded the study?” In most journals, researchers are required to […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • TV Appearance, Now Hiring, and New Swag July 18, 2019
    You asked for more merch, and we answered! We’re rolling out new items on the store at DrGreger.org and celebrating with a flash sale. (As […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Should We Increase Our Protein Intake After Age 65? July 16, 2019
    A study that purported to show that diets high in meat, eggs, and dairy could be as harmful to health as smoking supposedly suggested that […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Dialing Down the Grim Reaper Gene July 11, 2019
    Only about 1 in 10,000 people live to be a 100 years old. What’s their secret? I discuss this in my video Animal Protein Compared […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • A Highly Effective, Cheap, Easy-to-Use, Safer Treatment for Heavy Periods July 9, 2019
    Ginger is most famous for its role in preventing and alleviating nausea and vomiting. There are now so many studies that there are reviews of […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Pomegranates Put to the Test for Prostate Cancer July 4, 2019
    The pomegranate “has been revered through the ages for its medicinal properties”––so much so that it’s been used as a symbol for some medical organizations. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why Some Dairy Products Are More Closely Linked to Parkinson’s Disease July 2, 2019
    Parkinson’s is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s. Each year in the United States, approximately 60,000 new cases are diagnosed, bringing the total […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why There Is so Much Commercial Corruption in Nutrition June 27, 2019
    The prevalence of chronic diseases such as diabetes has skyrocketed, as has the number of articles published about diabetes in medical journals. “Why does our […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM