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  • 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
  • How to Lower Your Sodium Intake November 19, 2019
    Reduction of salt consumption by just 15 percent could save the lives of millions. If we cut our salt intake by half a teaspoon a […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Benefits of Wakame Seaweed Salad on Blood Pressure November 14, 2019
    I used to think of seaweed as just a beneficial whole-food source of minerals like iodine, for which it is the most concentrated dietary source. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Is Milk Lowering Uric Acid a Good Thing or a Bad Thing? November 12, 2019
    Parkinson’s disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s, is characterized by a slowness of movement, rigidity, tremor, and stooping posture, all of which […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How to Achieve Food Synergy November 7, 2019
    There are thousands of phytochemicals that will never make it onto the side of a cereal box but may play a role in reducing the […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why Hasn’t Bisphenol A (BPA) Been Banned Completely? November 5, 2019
    “The number of new chemicals is increasing exponentially, with approximately 12,000 new substances added daily…”—yet data aren’t available on the hazards of even some of […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Morning Sickness Can Be Beneficial October 31, 2019
    “Since the beginning of time, pregnant women have been reported to suffer from a syndrome variously known as morning sickness, pregnancy sickness, or nausea and […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How to Increase Gut Bacterial Richness October 29, 2019
    We live in an “obesogenic environment,” with cheap junk food everywhere, thanks in part to subsidies going to the “‘food industrial complex,’ which manufactures obesogenic […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Benefits of Sesame Seeds for Knee Osteoarthritis October 24, 2019
    Doctors have been injecting arthritis patients with gold since the 1920s. In fact, “[g]old-based medicines have been in use for thousands of years…and remarkably…are still […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Sparkling or Still Water for Stomach Upset and Constipation? October 22, 2019
    “Natural bubbling or sparkling mineral waters have been popular for thousands of years,” but manufactured sparkling water was first “‘invented’ in the mid to late […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Last Day to Register for Fasting and Cancer Webinar October 17, 2019
    Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the final webinar in my 3-webinar series on fasting, that will take place on October 25 […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM