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Michael Greger MD

Who Should Avoid Coffee?

Michael Greger MD | October 19, 2017

Do coffee drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers? Is it "wake up and smell the coffee" or don't wake up at all? I...

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What About Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Michael Greger MD | October 17, 2017

The relative paralysis of our arteries for hours after eating fast food and cheesecake may also occur after consuming olive oil. Olive oil...

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What a Single Fatty Meal Can Do to Our Arteries

Michael Greger MD | October 12, 2017

The phenomenon of postprandial angina was described more than 200 years ago: chest pain that occurs after a meal, even if you're just...

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Chocolate is Finally Put to the Test

Michael Greger MD | October 10, 2017

Botanically speaking, seeds are small embryonic plants--the whole plant stuffed into a tiny seed and surrounded by an outer layer packed with vitamins,...

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Choosing to Have a Normal Blood Pressure

Michael Greger MD | October 5, 2017

For the first 90% of our evolution, humans ate diets containing less than a quarter teaspoon of salt a day. Why? Because we...

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Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet

Michael Greger MD | September 26, 2017

Until about ten years ago, brown adipose tissue (BAT) was considered to be biologically active only in babies and small children where it...

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Brown Fat: Losing Weight Through Thermogenesis

Michael Greger MD | September 21, 2017

During World War I, it was discovered that many of the chemicals for new explosives had toxic or even lethal effects on the...

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How Doctors Responded to Being Named a Leading Killer

Michael Greger MD | September 19, 2017

In my video Why Prevention Is Worth a Ton of Cure, I profiled a paper that added up all the deaths caused by...

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Does Rye Bread Protect Against Cancer?

Michael Greger MD | September 14, 2017

Previously, I've explored the beneficial effects of flaxseeds on prostate cancer (Flaxseeds vs. Prostate Cancer), as well as breast cancer prevention and survival...

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