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  • How Can Animal Protein Intake Increase Childhood Obesity Risk? September 12, 2019
    If pregnant crickets are exposed to a predatory wolf spider, their babies will hatch, exhibiting increased antipredator behavior and, as a consequence, improved survival from […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Vitamin D Supplements for Reducing Cancer Mortality September 10, 2019
    It all started with a famous study entitled “Do sunlight and vitamin D reduce the likelihood of colon cancer?” that was published in 1980. Johns […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Dairy Industry Responds to Bovine Leukemia Virus in Breast Cancer September 5, 2019
    What was the response to the revelation that as many as 37 percent of breast cancer cases may be attributed to exposure to bovine leukemia […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Cow Cancer Virus Implicated in Breast Cancer September 3, 2019
    Up to 20 percent of all cancers in general are linked to infections, particularly viruses, and the list of potentially carcinogenic infectious agents is growing. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Should You Be Concerned about Bovine Leukemia Virus in Milk? August 29, 2019
    Decades ago, concern was raised that the milk of dairy cows frequently contains a leukemia-causing virus—more specifically, bovine leukemia virus (BLV), the leading cancer killer […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Vegans Should Consider Taking DHA Supplements August 27, 2019
    We are all fatheads. Indeed, about half the dry weight of our brain is fat. Lower levels of the long-chain omega-3 fat DHA in some […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • 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