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Michael Greger MD

Peeks Behind the Egg Industry Curtain

Michael Greger MD | March 26, 2015

The American Egg Board is a promotional marketing board appointed by the U.S. government whose mission is to "increase demand for egg and...

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Michael Greger MD

What's Driving America's Obesity Problem?

Michael Greger MD | March 24, 2015

Currently, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight. By 2030 it is estimated more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity...

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Janice Stanger, PhD

The Campbell Plan Guides Your Whole Food, Plant-Based Journey

Janice Stanger, PhD | March 23, 2015

Dr. Thomas Campbell Puts You In Charge of Your Own Health As a family physician and coauthor of The China Study, Dr. Thomas Campbell...

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Michael Greger MD

Food Manufacturers Get to Decide if Their Own Additives Are Safe

Michael Greger MD | March 19, 2015

In 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced their plans to all but eliminate trans fats from processed foods, citing a CDC...

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Michael Greger MD

Introducing Joseph Gonzales, R.D.

Michael Greger MD | March 17, 2015

Currently, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight. By 2030 it is estimated more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity has...

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Michael Greger MD

Meat Industry Wins Right to Sell Tainted Meat

Michael Greger MD | March 12, 2015

In my last post, I talked about a particularly virulent strand of Salmonella traced to Foster Farms. But while even Mexico banned the...

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Michael Greger MD

Chicken Salmonella Outbreaks Show Food Safety Systems Failure

Michael Greger MD | March 10, 2015

Salmonella causes more hospitalizations and more deaths than any other foodborne illness, and it's been on the rise. Salmonella causes a million cases...

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Michael Greger MD

Viral Food Poisoning from Pesticides?

Michael Greger MD | March 5, 2015

Although the most serious causes of food poisoning like Salmonella come largely from animal products (for example, most foodborne-related deaths have been attributed...

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Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Gout - Prevention and Treatment Options

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | March 4, 2015

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis mostly affecting joints of the periphery (feet, knees, hands, and elbows).1 The big toe is the most...

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