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  • How Not to Die from Kidney Disease October 10, 2019
    Kidney failure may be both prevented and treated with a plant-based diet, and it’s no wonder: Kidneys are highly vascular organs, packed with blood vessels. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Not to Die from Diabetes October 8, 2019
    We’ve known since the 1930s that type 2 diabetes can be prevented, arrested, and even reversed with a plant-based diet. Within five years of following […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Not to Die from Cancer October 3, 2019
    After Dr. Dean Ornish conquered our number-one killer, heart disease, he moved on to killer number-two. What happens if cancer is put on a plant-based […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Not to Die from Heart Disease October 1, 2019
    The most likely reason most of our loved ones will die is heart disease. It’s up to each of us to make our own decisions […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Final Fasting Webinar and New DVD September 26, 2019
    I knew next to nothing about fasting until I did this deep dive into the medical literature for you. There are, by my count, 1,527 […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Could There Be Such a Disconnect Between the Science and Medical Practice? September 24, 2019
    “Most deaths in the United States are preventable and related to nutrition.” According to the most rigorous analysis of risk factors ever published, the Global […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why a Resource Like NutritionFacts.org is So Necessary September 19, 2019
    In a study of the dietary advice given by newspapers in the United Kingdom, “no credible scientific basis” was found for most claims. Indeed, “[m]isreporting […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why is Extra Salt Injected into Meat? September 17, 2019
    Why is the salt industry so powerful? It has its own PR and lobbying firms to play tobacco industry-style tactics to downplay the dangers of […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • 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