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Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Allergies

Michael Greger MD | April 23, 2015

In my video Preventing Childhood Allergies, I noted a study in Japan that found higher maternal intake of meat during pregnancy was significantly...

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Slowing Cognitive Decline with Berries

Michael Greger MD | April 21, 2015

A plant-based diet is thought to have played a significant role in human evolution and the consumption of whole plant foods and even...

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What is 'Meat Glue'?

Michael Greger MD | April 16, 2015

The so-called "meat glue enzyme" transglutaminase is used by the meat industry to add value to meat by gluing together smaller scraps into...

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Coconut Oil Increases Heart Disease and Death Risk

Dustin Rudolph, PharmD | April 15, 2015

If you do a Google search for "Coconut Oil Health Benefits" over four million results will pop up. Coconut oil has been made out...

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Is Liquid Smoke Safe?

Michael Greger MD | April 14, 2015

We know smoke inhalation isn't good for us, but what about smoke ingestion? Decades ago, smoke flavorings were tested to see if they...

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Does Antioxidant Intake Matter for Stroke and Heart Disease?

Michael Greger MD | April 9, 2015

In my video Food Antioxidants and Cancer, I talked about how antioxidants from whole plants are associated with lower cancer risk. It turns...

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Does Antioxidant Intake Matter for Cancer?

Michael Greger MD | April 7, 2015

The USDA removed their online antioxidant database of foods, "concerned that ORAC values were routinely misused by food and dietary supplement manufacturing companies...

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Is buying organic worth it? A review of the science in new DVD

Michael Greger MD | April 2, 2015

One of the most common questions I get when I speak is "What do you think about buying organic?" As with any question...

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Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety

Michael Greger MD | March 31, 2015

Aromatherapy -- the use of concentrated essential oils extracted from plants to treat disease -- is commonly used to treat anxiety symptoms. Anxiety...

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