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Who Should Avoid Coffee?

Michael Greger MD | October 19, 2017 | Health

Read More: atrial fibrillation, bone fractures, bone health, caffeine, cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular health, chocolate, coffee, dark chocolate, diabetes, energy drinks, epilepsy, GERD, glaucoma, heart disease, heart health, heartburn, incontinence, mortality, safety limits, seizures, sleep, stroke, tea, women's health

Do coffee drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers? Is it "wake up and smell the coffee" or don't wake up at all? I discuss these questions in my video, Coffee and Mortality. The largest study ever conducted on diet......

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Chocolate Is Finally Put to the Test

Michael Greger MD | October 10, 2017 | Health

Read More: beans, bell peppers, beverages, body fat, Brussels sprouts, calories, candy, cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular health, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, dark chocolate, exercise, fruit, grains, heart disease, heart health, industry influence, junk food, legumes, lentils, music, National Confectioners Association, nuts, obesity, phytonutrients, processed food, saturated fat, seeds, split peas, sugar, vegetables, weight gain, weight loss

Botanically speaking, seeds are small embryonic plants--the whole plant stuffed into a tiny seed and surrounded by an outer layer packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals to protect the seedling plant's DNA from free radicals. No wonder they're so......

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What To Do if You Suspect Gluten Problems

Michael Greger MD | February 25, 2016 | Health

Read More: allergies, anemia, autoimmune diseases, bacon, bagels, blueberries, bread, candy, celiac disease, chocolate, depression, doughnuts, fast food, fatigue, food sensitivities, fructose, fruit, frying, gluten, grains, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, junk food, kale, lactose, marshmallows, pasta, plant-based diets, pork, processed foods, rash, Twinkies, vegans, vegetables, vegetarians, wheat

Symptoms of gluten sensitivity include irritable bowel type symptoms such as bloating, abdominal pain, and changes in bowel habits, as well as systemic manifestations such as brain fog, headache, fatigue, depression, joint and muscle aches, numbness in the extremities,......

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Coca-Cola Stopped Sponsoring the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Michael Greger MD | November 10, 2015 | Health

Read More: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, alcohol, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Dietetics Association, American Egg Board, animal studies, candy, chewing gum, chocolate, Coca-Cola, cocoa, dairy, eggs, fast food, Hershey's, industry influence, junk food, McDonald's, meat, Pepsi, smoking, soda, tobacco

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) is the world's largest association of nutrition professionals. They claim to be devoted to "improving the nation's health." They promote a series of Nutrition Fact Sheets. Who writes them? Industry sources pay $20,000 per......

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How Dark Chocolate Affects Our Arteries

Michael Greger MD | November 5, 2015 | Health

Read More: angiogram, antioxidants, calories, cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular health, chocolate, chronic diseases, cocoa, dairy, dark chocolate, Dutched cocoa, fat, heart disease, heart health, Hershey's, industry influence, milk, milk chocolate, mortality, oxidative stress, phytonutrients, soda, sugar

Chocolate: delicious beauty or harmful beast? Or both? Although chocolate products can contain high levels of fat and sugar, the cocoa powder itself may have beneficial effects in a number of chronic disease conditions including heart disease. Flow-mediated dilation,......

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How to Boost the Benefits of Exercise

Michael Greger MD | August 28, 2014 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, beans, berries, beverages, cherries, chocolate, currants, DNA damage, exercise, flavonoids, fruit, fruit juice, greens, herbal tea, hormesis, inflammation, juice, lemon verbena, muscle health, muscle inflammation, oxidative stress, plant-based diets, supplements, tea, tomato juice, tomatoes, vegans, vegetables, vegetarians, vitamin C, vitamin E

We all know exercise is beneficial to our health. Then why is it that ultramarathon runners may generate so many free radicals during a race that they can damage the DNA of a significant percentage of their cells? Researchers......

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How To Get Our Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

Michael Greger MD | June 17, 2014 | Health

Read More: beans, broccoli, cauliflower, children, chocolate, cookies, cooking methods, dressings, fruit, grains, green beans, greens, junk food, kale, pasta, peanut butter, squash, tomatoes, vegetables, zucchini

When researchers offered kids broccoli or a chocolate bar, which do you think they picked? Four out of five picked the chocolate (though how proud are the parents of the one in five kids that chose the broccoli?!). But......

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Vegan Minecraft cake - mine own crafting

Jess Parsons | May 19, 2012 | Food

Read More: chocolate, cooking method, fast food, kids, vegan baking, vegan recipes

Our son's Minecraft birthday cake was the sincerest form of flattery - idea stolen from a recent Facebook post from a mother friend. Usually, my talented sister artistically bakes and decorates all our vegan birthday creations, but this time......

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Vegan Minecraft cake - mine own crafting

Jess Parsons | May 19, 2012 | Food

Read More: chocolate, cooking method, kids, vegan baking, vegan recipes

Our son's Minecraft birthday cake was the sincerest form of flattery - idea stolen from a recent Facebook post from a mother friend. Usually, my talented sister artistically bakes and decorates all our vegan birthday creations, but this time......

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Vegan Minecraft cake - mine own crafting

Jess Parsons | May 19, 2012 | Food

Read More: birthdays, cake, chocolate, cooking method, kids, vegan baking, vegan recipes

Our son's Minecraft birthday cake was the sincerest form of flattery - idea stolen from a recent Facebook post from a mother friend. Usually, my talented sister artistically bakes and decorates all our vegan birthday creations, but this time......

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Vegan Minecraft cake - mine own crafting

Jess Parsons | May 19, 2012 | Food

Read More: chocolate, cooking method, kids, vegan baking, vegan recipes

Our son's Minecraft birthday cake was the sincerest form of flattery - idea stolen from a recent Facebook post from a mother friend. Usually, my talented sister artistically bakes and decorates all our vegan birthday creations, but this time......

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Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 16)

Michael Greger MD | January 14, 2012 | Health

Read More: allergies, cancer, cheese, children, chocolate, coffe, dairy, DHA, ear infections, eggs, fish, Heiner Syndrome, ice cream, iron, meat, moringa, pregnancy, soy milk, tannins, tea, vitamin B12, vitamin K

This is another sampling of the more than 800 comments and questions I’ve responded to at the NutritionFacts.org site (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions there on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand......

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Make your own vegan holiday chocolates

Jess Parsons | December 14, 2011 | Food

Read More: chocolate, frugal, home cooking, sugar, vegan, vegan Christmas

Vegan specialty chocolates are expensive!  Making your own chocolates from molds is so easy I'm not sure I should share the secret.  Especially because we're trying to eat less sugar. In less than 1/2 hour you can have a......

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The Best Foods: test your nutrition knowledge

Michael Greger MD | November 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: algae, antioxidant, apple, apple juice, beans, breast cancer, cancer, chia, chlorella, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cooking method, cranberries, edamame, flax, lemon, lentil, mushroom, nuts, onion, orange juice, rice, soy, spirulina, sweetener, tea, tempeh, tofu, tomato juice, vegetables, water

Today I'm highlighting twenty questions from twenty NutritionFacts.org "best of" videos ranking different classes of foods. Ultimately, the "best" apple, bean, vegetable, etc. is whichever one you actually eat (in the same way that the "best" exercise is the......

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Vegan 101 - from Vegan Society (NZ) + yummy recipes!

Jess Parsons | September 19, 2011 | International

Read More: b12, chocolate, New Zealand, nutrition, tofu, vegan cooking classes

Last week, the Vegan Society of New Zealand hosted the grand debut of Vegan 101 in Auckland, New Zealand, designed for new vegans and the vegan curious.  Vegan Society member experts delivered a tasty message full of juicy tidbits......

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Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 2)

Michael Greger MD | September 18, 2011 | Health

Read More: chocolate, cocoa, flax, omega 3, omega 3 supplement, omega 6, omega 9, vitamin B12, vitamin D, walnuts

This is just a sampling of the 514 comments and questions I’ve responded to on NutritionFacts.org (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand topics covered......

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Chocolate Hummus

Ellen Sheen | August 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: chocolate, vegan dessert, Vegan Recipes

Chocolate hummus? Oh yes!! A perfect alternative for those wanting a sweet treat without a lot of sugar, refined carbs and empty calories. Who needs them when you can get your chocolate fix with this not overly sweet and quite filling chocolate......

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Happy Easter - who will buy this wonderful feeling!

Jess Parsons | April 24, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: chocolate, Easter, Easter bunny, green, image, Jesus, materialism, religion

It's Easter!  Or if it isn't in your time zone yet, it soon will be.Just like Christmas, we again ponder the contrast between the religious origins of this holiday and the modern interpretations.  In countries all over the world, we......

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Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ellen Sheen | April 9, 2011 | Food

Read More: baking, chocolate, chocolate cake, vegan

Also known as the best cake you will ever put in your mouth; among other loving names for it. This cake is simple, ridiculously good and really pretty to look at. Impress your friends; make them chocolate cake! For full......

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VEGAN PEANUT BUTTER SWIRL BROWNIES!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | March 12, 2011 | Food

Read More: brownies, chocolate, peanut butter, vegan brownies

This was posted on my blog 2 years ago today!   I love just about anything with peanut butter and chocolate together, and these brownies (actually pretty low in fat) are no exception. They are dark and rich-tasting. (If you......

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NEW VEGAN TRUFFLE CHOCOLATE RECIPES FOR YOUR VALENTINE

Bryanna Clark Grogan | February 13, 2011 | Food

Read More: chocolate, chocolate truffles, nut butter, silken tofu, soda, truffles, Valentine's Day, vegan truffles

 Rum and orange marmalade truffles rolled in ground pecans With Valentine's Day fast approaching, I've had quite a few inquiries about my easy vegan chocolate truffle recipe from a February 2007 blog post.  Several people asked about making them without the Earth Balance......

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A LAST-MINUTE GIFT: CHOCOLATE-HAZELNUT THUMBPRINT COOKIES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | December 24, 2010 | Food

Read More: chocolate, chocolate cookies, chocolate thumbprint cookies, chocolate-hazelnut spread, hazelnuts

VEGAN CHOCOLATE-HAZELNUT THUMBPRINTSYield:  about 50 cookiesI made these last night-- yum!  I adapted a recipe from the Dec. 2009 Cooking Light magazine.9 ounces unbleached white flour (about 1 cup, lightly spooned into cup)2 cups organic powdered sugar2/3 cup organic unsweetened......

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VEGAN PEANUT BUTTER/CHOCOLATE MOLTEN LAVA CAKES!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 28, 2010 | Food

Read More: chocolate, ganache, peanut butter, peanut butter cake, vegan lava cake

Peanut Butter Lava Cake (with chocolate ganache filling)We went to a great vegan dinner party with 2 other couples last night-- good food, wine, talk and company!  My contribution was the dessert. Scrumptious vegan Greek salad made by my friend FWDelicious......

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The Betty Crocker Project : The Vegan Pudding-Palooza!

Meet The Shannons | July 27, 2010 | Food

Read More: Betty Crocker, Betty Crocker Cookbook, chocolate, dessert, desserts, Meet The Shannons, pudding, snacks, vanilla, Vegan, vegan food

I learned something new about my marriage recently: one of Dan's favorite desserts is pudding! Luckily, I can make some pretty tasty vegan puddings! !At Meet The Shannons, we recently asked folks on Facebook and Twitter what flavor of vegan......

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NEED A CHOCOLATE HIT?

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 26, 2010 | Food

Read More: chocolate, cocoa, cocoa camino, drinking chocolate

  When I went shopping the other day, I noticed a Cocoa Camino (organic, fair trade) product I had never seen before-- Cocoa Camino Drinking Chocolate (here's a Canadian vendor)-- "the chocolate bar you can drink any time of the day". It is a......

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