Health

 

Speak Your Mind
on VegSource!

The Blog Blog

See all Posts »

Michael Greger MD

Guest Blog: Healthy Holiday Eating

Michael Greger MD | November 25, 2014

Imagine if, instead of a Thanksgiving dinner or winter celebration meal that left you and your guests overweight and over-stuffed, you had a meal...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Janice Stanger, PhD

Five Dangers of Eating Poultry

Janice Stanger, PhD | November 23, 2014

Chicken and Turkey Are Health Risks All Year Long Turkeys are the routine centerpiece of many holiday meals, while chickens are a common "main...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

What is Actually in Chicken Nuggets?

Michael Greger MD | November 18, 2014

In a scathing expose of the USDA's new meat inspection program, the Washington Post quoted a representative from the meat inspectors union, who...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

Does Caramel Color Cause Cancer?

Michael Greger MD | November 13, 2014

Used as a coloring agent in products ranging from colas and beer to gravies and soy sauce, caramel coloring may be the world's...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

We Can End the Heart Disease Epidemic

Michael Greger MD | November 11, 2014

Many of the diseases that are common in United States are rare or even nonexistent in populations eating mainly whole plant foods. These...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

How to Prevent Heart Disease

Michael Greger MD | November 6, 2014

Many of today's lifestyle medicine doctors, myself included, were greatly influenced by Nathan Pritikin, the nutrition pioneer who started reversing heart disease with...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

How Seafood Can Impact Brain Development

Michael Greger MD | November 4, 2014

In my video Fish Intake Associated With Brain Shrinkage, I discussed evidence suggesting that mercury exposure through fish intake during pregnancy may decrease...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

Why Pregnant Women Should Avoid Tuna

Michael Greger MD | October 30, 2014

All fish contain small amounts of methylmercury, the most toxic form of mercury, and "fish consumption represents the main source of methylmercury exposure."...

Read Post | Comments (0)

Michael Greger MD

How Fatty Foods May Affect Our Love Life

Michael Greger MD | October 28, 2014

The food industry, like the tobacco companies and other drug lords, has been able to come up with products that tap into the...

Read Post | Comments (0)