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Michael Greger MD

Colon Cancer Prevention: Is it the Fiber or the Phytates?

Michael Greger MD | May 21, 2015

Dietary factors are considered the most important environmental risk factors for cancer. Within recent years, a large number of naturally occurring health-enhancing substances...

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Michael Greger MD

Low Carb Diets Found to Feed Heart Disease

Michael Greger MD | May 19, 2015

People going on low carb diets may not see a rise in their cholesterol levels. How is that possible? Because weight loss by...

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Michael Greger MD

Nuts May Extend Your Lifespan By About 2 years

Michael Greger MD | May 14, 2015

We've known that increased nut consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of major chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes....

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Michael Greger MD

How Curry Can Kill Cancer Cells

Michael Greger MD | May 12, 2015

It is estimated that the human body consists of ten or so trillion cells. Almost all of these cells get turned over within...

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Janice Stanger, PhD

Soy: The News Is Good

Janice Stanger, PhD | May 10, 2015

The Health Benefits of Soy Are Real, While the Ideas of Danger Are Fantasies Remember the school lesson about how, in fifteenth century Europe,...

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Michael Greger MD

Testing Turmeric on Smokers

Michael Greger MD | May 7, 2015

Researchers are becoming increasingly aware of "plant-derived substances that act as chemopreventive agents." Chemopreventatives are substances that help prevent cancer, as opposed to...

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Michael Greger MD

Why are Cancer Rates so Low in India?

Michael Greger MD | May 5, 2015

It is estimated that many tumors start around the age of 20. However, detection of cancer is normally around the age of 50...

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Michael Greger MD

Red Dye No. 3 and Thyroid Cancer

Michael Greger MD | April 30, 2015

Fifteen million pounds of food dyes are sold every year in the U.S. Why? Foods "are artificially colored to make unattractive mixtures of...

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Michael Greger MD

How to Reduce Exposure to Alkylphenols Through Your Diet

Michael Greger MD | April 28, 2015

Alkylphenols are industrial chemicals that are found in hair products, spermicides, cleaning products and detergents. They are considered endocrine disruptors. For more information...

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