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A Case of Stage 3 Cancer Reversal with Fasting

Wed, 04/12/2023 - 06:50
I go over a case report of water-only fasting, followed by a whole food, plant-based diet for follicular lymphoma.

Is Swimming Good for Weight Loss?

Mon, 04/10/2023 - 06:50
Exercising in cool water or under cool conditions on land can lead to an increase in post-workout calorie intake.

Friday Favorites: Benefits of Quinoa for Lowering Triglycerides

Fri, 04/07/2023 - 06:50
How do the nutrition and health effects of quinoa compare to whole grains?

Dietary Guidelines: “Eat as Little Dietary Cholesterol as Possible”

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 06:50
Why do the official federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting the intake of dietary cholesterol (found mostly in eggs) as much as possible?

Update on Erythritol Sweetener Safety: Are There Side Effects?

Mon, 04/03/2023 - 06:50
Why are erythritol levels in the blood associated with higher levels of chronic disease?

Friday Favorites: Lycopene Supplements and Tomato Sauce vs. Prostate Cancer

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 06:50
High doses of lycopene—the red pigment in tomatoes—were put to the test to see if it could prevent precancerous prostate lesions from turning into full-blown cancer. What happened when cancer patients were given three quarters of a cup of canned tomato sauce every day for three weeks?

How Much Erythritol Sweetener Is Too Much?

Wed, 03/29/2023 - 06:50
What are the maximum acute and daily doses for adults and children to avoid gastrointestinal effects?

Soul Food That’s Good for the Soul

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 06:50
The best of soul food’s origins are tied to the plant-centric West African diet.

Friday Favorites: Do the Health Benefits of Coffee Apply to Everyone?

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 06:50
Genetic differences in caffeine metabolism may explain the Jekyll and Hyde effects of coffee.

Oatmeal Diet Put to the Test for Diabetes Treatment

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 06:50
What are the extraordinary, lasting benefits we may get from a few days of an oatmeal diet?

How Does Oatmeal Help with Blood Sugars?

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 06:50
The prebiotic fiber in oats helps to explain why oatmeal can improve diabetic control.

Friday Favorites: Benefits of Blueberries for Artery Function

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 06:50
What is the optimum dose of wild blueberries to eat at a meal?

Is Oatmeal Good for People with Diabetes?

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 06:50
Before there was insulin, there was the “oatmeal cure.”

The Impacts of Plant-Based Diets on Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 06:50
Why do people who eat more plants get less breast and prostate cancer?

Friday Favorites: Coconut Water for Athletic Performance vs. Sports Drinks

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 06:50
Coconut water is tested head-to-head against plain water and sports drinks in athletes.

Does Coffee Inhibit Iron Absorption? What Are the Effects of Having Too Much Iron?

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 06:50
Coffee and common herbal teas impair iron absorption, which may help explain some of their benefits.

Comparing Vegetarian and Vegan Athletic Performance, Endurance, and Strength

Mon, 03/06/2023 - 06:50
Long-term plant-based eating may improve exercise capacity and endurance.

Friday Favorites: Do Sunflower Seeds Cause Acne?

Fri, 03/03/2023 - 06:50
Should we be concerned about the pimples, cadmium, and “colonic crunch” associated with consumption of sunflower seeds?

The Role of Endotoxins in Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 06:50
Why can a single meal high in saturated fat impair cognition?

Dr. Greger in the Kitchen: Groatnola

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 06:50
Dr. Greger whips up another of his go-to breakfast meals.