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Friday Favorites: Are Fortified Kids’ Breakfast Cereals Healthy or Just Candy?

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 06:50
The industry’s response to the charge that breakfast cereals are too sugary.

The Benefits of Topical Vitamin C for Reversing Skin Aging

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 06:50
What are the pros and cons of alpha hydroxy acid lotions and chemical peels, as well as the roles of topical antioxidants vitamin E and C, in reversing the signs of aging?

The Benefits of Topical Niacinamide for Reversing Skin Aging

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 06:50
Niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3 also known as nicotinamide, is a precursor to two potent antioxidants that can help reverse signs of skin aging.

Friday Favorites: Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal for Weight Loss or Should It Be Skipped?

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 06:50
Is the link between breakfast skipping and obesity cause-and-effect? Breakthroughs in the field of chronobiology—the study of our circadian rhythms—help solve the mystery of the missing morning calories in breakfast studies.

Topical Retinoids to Reverse Skin Aging

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 06:50
Tretinoin, also known as all-trans retinoic acid (sold under a variety of brands including Retin-A), can reverse the signs of aging, but at what cost?

What Is the Most Important Anti-Aging Cream Ingredient?

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 06:50
Most anti-aging creams may work no better than typical moisturizers.

Friday Favorites: The Healthiest Food Sources of Vitamin B12

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 06:50
What are the best green-light (whole food plant-based) sources of vitamin B12?

How Not To Age – Live Presentation

Wed, 11/22/2023 - 07:01
In this live lecture, Dr. Greger offers a sneak peek into his latest book, How Not to Age.

Soy Foods for Menopause Hot Flash Symptoms

Mon, 11/20/2023 - 06:50
Soy can be considered a first-line treatment for menopausal hot flash and night sweat symptoms.

Friday Favorites: What Are the Best Foods?

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 06:50
A review of reviews on the health effects of animal foods versus plant foods.

Menopausal Hot Flashes Are Not Inevitable

Wed, 11/15/2023 - 06:50
Why do 85 percent of menopausal women suffer hot flashes in some countries but only 15 percent in others?

Does Prevagen Really Work?

Mon, 11/13/2023 - 06:50
Why did the makers of Prevagen settle a class action lawsuit in 2020 with the FTC over deceptive business practices and false advertising? Is Prevagen safe?

Friday Favorites: The 3,500 Calorie per Pound Rule Is Wrong

Fri, 11/10/2023 - 06:50
How many fewer calories do you have to eat every day to lose one pound of body fat?

VSED: The Downsides of Fasting for Ending Life

Wed, 11/08/2023 - 06:50
What are the pros and cons of voluntarily stopping eating and drinking to end your life?

VSED: The Benefits of Fasting for Ending Life

Mon, 11/06/2023 - 06:50
Even under hospice with excellent palliative care, some spend their last months in uncontrollable suffering. What can be done in places in the United States that outlaw physician-assisted dying?

Friday Favorites: Fasting for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases

Fri, 11/03/2023 - 06:50
Fasting, followed by a plant-based diet, is put to the test for autoimmune inflammatory joint disease and autoimmune diseases such as lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, chronic urticaria, mixed connective-tissue disease, glomerulonephritis, and multiple sclerosis, as well as osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia.

How to Die a Good Death

Wed, 11/01/2023 - 06:50
Hospice is often framed as “giving up,” but, ironically, hospice patients sometimes actually live longer

Is It Possible to Reverse Aging and Live Forever?

Mon, 10/30/2023 - 06:50
Some animals, like the immortal jellyfish, can effectively live forever, so why can’t we?

Friday Favorites: What Are the Best Beverages?

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 06:50
A review of reviews on the health effects of tea, coffee, milk, wine, and soda

Caffeine Shampoo and Rosemary Oil for Hair Growth

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 06:50
I cover natural topical treatments for hair growth, including pumpkin seed oil, caffeine, green tea, pyrithione zinc, ginger, Chinese knotweed, and rosemary.