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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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Michael Greger MD

The Reversal on Fish Oil

Michael Greger MD | March 3, 2015

Are the purported benefits of fish oil supplementation for the prevention and treatment of heart disease just a "fish tale"? Thanks to recommendations...

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Janice Stanger, PhD

Three Ways Bacon Will Kill You

Janice Stanger, PhD | March 1, 2015

A Toxic Chemical Brew Disguised As Something Edible The dangers of bacon make this food fad a gateway to cancer and early death. Research...

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Michael Greger MD

Are Multivitamins Just a Waste of Money?

Michael Greger MD | February 26, 2015

About one in three Americans take a multivitamin. Is that helpful, harmful, or just a harmless waste of money? In 2011, the Iowa...

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Michael Greger MD

Understanding Lifestyle Medicine From the Heart

Michael Greger MD | February 24, 2015

I talk a lot about numbers and statistics, but as the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center Dr. David Katz put it in...

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Michael Greger MD

Don't Forget Fiber

Michael Greger MD | February 19, 2015

The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt is better known for his discovery of a childhood cancer now known as Burkitt's lymphoma than for his...

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Michael Greger MD

Organic Milk and Prostate Cancer

Michael Greger MD | February 17, 2015

Researchers have expressed concern that since cow's milk contains estrogens, dairy could stimulate the growth of hormone-sensitive tumors. The thought is that the...

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Michael Greger MD

Now Hiring! New Employment Opportunities at NutritionFacts.org

Michael Greger MD | February 12, 2015

It's been a long-time dream of mine to bring a dietitian or other nutrition or medical professional onto the team to help answer...

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