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  • Last Day to Register for Obesity Webinar & New Stroke Risk Webinar January 16, 2020
    I’m excited to announce my next webinar, taking place on February 19:  Why Do Vegetarians Have Higher Stroke Risk? Unlike the obesity webinar, which was […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why Drinking Diet Soda Makes You Crave Sugar January 14, 2020
    Recommendations on limiting sugar consumption vary around the world, with guidelines ranging from “[l]imit sweet desserts to one every other day” to “[k]eep sugar consumption […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Dark Chocolate Put to the Test for Peripheral Artery Disease January 9, 2020
    One of the problems with publishing research on chocolate is that the press jumps on it, oversimplifying and sensationalizing the message, and then the money […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Top 10 NutritionFacts.org Videos in 2019 January 7, 2020
    NutritionFacts.org arises from my annual review of the medical literature. With the help of a team of hundreds of volunteers, we churned through tens of […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Thank you for your support! January 2, 2020
    Thanks to your generosity we hit our 2019 fundraising goal! Without your support, I wouldn’t be able to spend my days digging into all of […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How the Egg Industry Tried to Bury the TMAO Risk December 31, 2019
    “Metabolomics is a term used to describe the measurement of multiple small-molecule metabolites in biological specimens, including bodily fluids,” with the goal of “[i]dentifying the […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Foods with the Highest Aspirin Content December 26, 2019
    The results of a recent aspirin meta-analyses suggesting a reduction of cancer mortality by about one-third in subjects taking daily low-dose aspirin “can justly be […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How to Get the Benefits of Aspirin Without the Risks December 24, 2019
    For people without a personal history of cardiovascular disease, aspirin’s risks may outweigh its benefits, but aspirin may have additional benefits. “We have long recognized […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Risks and Benefits of Taking Low-Dose Aspirin December 19, 2019
    Salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, has been used for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory painkiller in the form of willow tree bark […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Benefits of Ginger for Osteoarthritis December 17, 2019
    If ginger is so effective against migraines and also helps with the pain of menstrual cramps, what about osteoarthritis? I explore this in my video […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Our Year-End Fundraiser Starts Now December 12, 2019
    The very first of the 4,990 citations in How Not to Diet relates to the stunning fact that it takes an estimated average of seventeen […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Not to Diet Out Now! December 10, 2019
    The big day is here! How Not to Diet is now available in book stores across the U.S.—I can’t wait until people start digging in! […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Much Vitamin C Should You Get Every Day? December 5, 2019
    “For many years, the RDA [recommended daily allowance] for all vitamins were based on preventing deficiency, with a margin of safety,” but the miniscule amount […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • #GivingTuesday: Support NutritionFacts.org December 3, 2019
    Today is #GivingTuesday, kicking off the charitable season with a celebration of giving and philanthropy. We are continuing our tradition of offering a limited-edition calendar. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Triggered by the Bovine Insulin in Milk? November 28, 2019
    The tight correlation among countries between the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children and cow’s milk consumption didn’t account for Iceland. Indeed, studies correlating […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Milk Consumption Is Linked to Type 1 Diabetes November 26, 2019
    Type 1 diabetes, which typically strikes children and young adults, is an autoimmune disease in which our own immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Phytoestrogens Can have Anti-Estrogenic Effects November 21, 2019
    When the Women’s Health Initiative study found that menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy suffered “higher rates of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, and overall harm,” […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM