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The Two Most Active Ingredients of the Mediterranean Diet

Michael Greger MD | January 12, 2017

Olives and nuts are plant foods, and as such, are packed with antioxidants, raising the antioxidant level of our bloodstream resulting in lower...

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Benefits of Nuts for Stroke Prevention

Michael Greger MD | January 10, 2017

In the PREDIMED study, from the Spanish "PREvencio ́n con DIeta MEDiterranea," a whopping 7,447 patients were randomized into three groups. These were...

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The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

Michael Greger MD | January 3, 2017

Recent studies have shown that higher Mediterranean diet adherence scores are associated with a significant reduction of the risk of death, heart disease,...

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Dr. Greger's New DVD Now Streaming

Michael Greger MD | December 29, 2016

Thank you for your incredible support! We blew the top off of our donation drive carrot in less than a week! Thank you...

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What's the Mediterranean Diet's Secret?

Michael Greger MD | December 22, 2016

The Mediterranean Diet is an "in" topic nowadays in both the medical literature and the lay media. As one researcher put it, "Uncritical...

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Striving for Alkaline Pee and Acidic Poo

Michael Greger MD | December 20, 2016

More than 30 years ago, an idea was put forward that high colonic pH promoted colorectal cancer. A high colonic pH may promote...

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How to Prevent Ulcerative Colitis with Diet

Michael Greger MD | December 15, 2016

What has driven the dramatic increase in prevalence of the inflammatory bowel disease Crohn's disease in societies that rapidly westernized--a disease practically unknown...

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What's the Optimal Cholesterol Level?

Michael Greger MD | December 13, 2016

No matter where we live, how old we are or what we look like, health researchers from the Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory...

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Reducing Glycotoxin Intake to Help Reduce Brain Loss

Michael Greger MD | December 8, 2016

Each of us has about six billion miles of DNA. How does our body keep it from getting all tangled up? There are...

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