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Michael Greger MD

The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss

Michael Greger MD | August 22, 2017

By our seventies, one in five of us will suffer from cognitive impairment. Within five years, half of those cognitively impaired will progress...

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Comparing Pollutant Levels Between Different Diets

Michael Greger MD | August 17, 2017

The results of the CHAMACOS (Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas) study were published recently. This study of...

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A Dietary Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Michael Greger MD | August 15, 2017

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, episodic intestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. It affects 1 in 7...

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Reversing Diabetic Blindness with Diet

Michael Greger MD | August 10, 2017

Though many reported feeling better on Dr. Walter Kempner's rice and fruit diet, he refused to accept such anecdotal evidence as proof of...

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Optimal Bowel Movement Position

Michael Greger MD | August 8, 2017

Compared to rural African populations eating traditional plant-based diets, white South Africans and black and white Americans have more than 50 times more...

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Optimal Bowel Movement Frequency

Michael Greger MD | August 3, 2017

Lasting for 3,000 years, ancient Egypt was one of the greatest ancient civilizations--with a vastly underestimated knowledge of medicine. They even had medical...

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Plant-Based Diets as the Nutritional Equivalent of Quitting Smoking

Michael Greger MD | August 1, 2017

Despite the most widely accepted and well-established chronic disease practice guidelines uniformly calling for lifestyle change as the first line of therapy, doctors...

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Big Sugar Takes on the World Health Organization

Michael Greger MD | July 25, 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends we reduce our consumption of salt, trans fats, saturated fats, and added sugars. Why? Because consumption of...

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What Causes Diabetes?

Michael Greger MD | July 20, 2017

After about age 20, we may have all the insulin-producing beta cells we're ever going to get. So if we lose them, we...

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