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  • The Diet We Were Designed to Eat June 13, 2019
    There are three broad theories about evolution and food. One is that humans have become adapted to grains and other products of the agricultural revolution […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • What’s the Secret to Latino Longevity? June 11, 2019
    Latinos living in the United States tend to have “less education, a higher poverty rate, and worse access to health care” and “represent the ultimate paradigm […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Effects of the Hops Phytoestrogen in Beer on Breast Cancer Risk June 6, 2019
    Hops have been used for centuries as a flavoring agent in beer, but “[o]ver the years, a recurring suggestion has been that hops”—and therefore beer—may […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Beer Phytoestrogens June 4, 2019
    Why do alcoholic men develop so-called man boobs and other feminine traits? We know estrogens produce feminization, and our liver clears estrogens from the body. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Estrogenic Growth Promoters in Meat May 30, 2019
    In 1979, an epidemic of breast enlargement was noted in Italian children. Poultry or veal was suspected, given that estrogens “may be fed to farm […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Why We Should Cut Down on Salt Independently of Blood Pressure May 28, 2019
    If you put people on a low-salt diet, meaning only getting twice as much sodium as they need, as opposed to a usual salt diet […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Best Dried Fruit for Osteoporosis May 23, 2019
    “We are in an epidemic of osteoporosis. There can be no doubt about that.” Ten million Americans have it, and one in three older women […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How to Lower Phthalate Exposure Through Diet May 21, 2019
    Phthalates are hormone-disrupting plastics chemicals linked to a number of adverse health effects, such as disturbing infant and child development, and, in adults, may affect […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Preview the Cover of How Not to Diet May 16, 2019
    My next book is nearing completion! I am thrilled to announce that my next book is finally being finalized and is set to be published […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Reversing Massive Obesity With Diet May 14, 2019
    Dr. Walter Kempner introduced the first comprehensive dietary program to treat chronic kidney disease and, in doing so, also revolutionized the treatment of other disorders, […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Role of Pesticides in Parkinson’s Disease May 9, 2019
    In the original description of Parkinson’s disease by none other than Dr. James Parkinson himself, he described a characteristic feature of the disease: constipation, which […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Is the Risk of Skin Cancer From Sun Exposure Overblown? May 7, 2019
    By the turn of the 20th century, rickets, the vitamin D deficiency disease, was rampant, thanks to city life with the shade of buildings and […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Best Source of Vitamin D May 2, 2019
    If one is going to make an evolutionary argument for what a “natural” vitamin D level may be, how about getting vitamin D in the […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • What Is the Optimal Vitamin D Level? April 30, 2019
    If everyone took 2,000 units of vitamin D a day, it could shift the curve from average blood levels in the mid-50s to about a […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Check Out Our Spring Fundraiser Gear April 25, 2019
    Show your support of NutritionFacts.org with exclusive new products in our spring fundraiser. Step into summer with our new T-shirt and tank top and enjoy your […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Amount of Vitamin D Supplementation I Recommend April 23, 2019
    Randomized, controlled clinical trials have found that vitamin D supplements extend one’s lifespan. What is the optimal dose? What blood level is associated with living […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Much Do Vitamin D Supplements Affect Lifespan? April 18, 2019
    In 1822, a Polish physician was the first to publish that sunlight could cure the vitamin D deficiency disease rickets. His work was ignored by […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM