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Michael Greger MD

Ginger Root for Migraines

Michael Greger MD | June 22, 2017

Many successful herbal treatments start like this: Some doctor learns that some plant has been used in some ancient medical tradition, like ginger...

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Sushi Worm Parasite

Michael Greger MD | June 20, 2017

There was a report recently of a woman in San Francisco suffering from gnathostomiasis. I had learned about the disease while I was...

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Plant versus Animal Iron

Michael Greger MD | June 15, 2017

It is commonly thought that those who eat plant-based diets may be more prone to iron deficiency, but it turns out that they're...

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Should Cancer Patients Avoid Raw Fruits and Vegetables?

Michael Greger MD | June 13, 2017

Back in the 1960s, a patient isolator unit was developed for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Because our immune system cells were often caught...

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How Much Nutrition Education Do Doctors Get?

Michael Greger MD | June 8, 2017

In the United States, most deaths are preventable and related to nutrition. Given that the number-one cause of death and the number-one cause...

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Using a Smell Test to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease

Michael Greger MD | June 6, 2017

Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology appears to start in the part of the brain that handles smell before subsequently spreading to additional brain regions...

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Follow-up Researcher Training, Upcoming CME, and The Big Fat Truth

Michael Greger MD | June 1, 2017

Reaching More People Than Ever Before A long time dream of mine is finally coming true! NutritionFacts.org will be partnering with the American...

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Can Oatmeal Reverse Heart Disease?

Michael Greger MD | May 30, 2017

Fiber continues to be singled out as a nutrient of public health concern. We're getting only about half the minimum recommended intake on...

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How Much Water Should We Drink Every Day?

Michael Greger MD | May 25, 2017

More than 2000 years ago Hippocrates (460-377 BCE) said, "If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not...

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