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Onions Put to the Test for Weight Loss, Cholesterol, and PCOS Treatment

Mon, 01/03/2022 - 06:50
Weight loss, cholesterol, and PCOS treatment with diet. What can an eighth of a teaspoon a day of onion powder do for body fat, and what can raw red onion do for cholesterol?

Flashback Friday: Dr. Greger in the Kitchen—My New Favorite Beverage

Fri, 12/31/2021 - 06:50
Dr. Greger blends up a vegetable smoothie inspired by a recipe in The How Not to Die Cookbook.

Extreme Weight-Loss Devices

Wed, 12/29/2021 - 06:50
I discuss the safety and efficacy for weight loss of everything from Botox and corsets to siphons and tapeworms.

Is Gastric Balloon Surgery Safe and Effective for Weight Loss?

Mon, 12/27/2021 - 06:50
Sham surgery trials have shown us that some of our most popular surgeries are themselves shams.

Flashback Friday: The Best Diet for Upset Stomach

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 06:50
What to avoid and what to eat to help with dyspepsia.

Mixed Nuts Put to the Test for Erectile Dysfunction

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 06:50
Walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts are put to the test for erectile and sexual function, sperm count, and semen quality.

How to Heal a Leaky Gut with Diet

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 06:50
The recommended diet for leaky gut treatment. Which foods and food components can boost the integrity of our intestinal barrier?

Flashback Friday: The Effects of Avocados & Red Wine on Meal-Induced Inflammation

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 06:50
Whole plant sources of sugar and fat can ameliorate some of the postprandial (after-meal) inflammation caused by the consumption of refined carbohydrates and meat.

Avoid These Foods to Prevent a Leaky Gut

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 06:50
Avoid these foods for leaky gut prevention: common drugs, foods, and beverages can disrupt the integrity of our intestinal barrier.

Plant-Based Eating Score Put to the Test

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 06:50
How can you get a perfect diet score?

Flashback Friday: What Is the Optimal Vitamin C Intake?

Fri, 12/10/2021 - 06:50
Experiments showing how much vitamin C our body absorbs and excretes can give us a sense of how many vitamin C rich fruits and vegetables we should be eating each day.

Are PCSK9 Inhibitors for LDL Cholesterol Safe and Effective?

Wed, 12/08/2021 - 06:50
Those with genetic mutations that leave them with an LDL cholesterol of 30 live exceptionally long lives. Can we duplicate that effect with drugs?

Can Cholesterol Get Too Low?

Mon, 12/06/2021 - 06:50
Why might healthy lifestyle choices wipe out 90 percent of our risk for having a heart attack, whereas drugs may only reduce risk by 20 to 30 percent?

Flashback Friday: Best Way to Cook Vegetables

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 06:50
Boiling, steaming, microwaving, air frying, and sous vide cooking are put to the test for nutrient retention.

Fasting to Reverse Diabetes

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 06:50
By losing 15 percent of their body weight, nearly 90 percent of those who’ve had type 2 diabetes for less than four years can achieve remission.

Are Onions Beneficial for Testosterone, Osteoporosis, Allergies, and Cancer?

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 06:50
What did randomized controlled human trials find about the ways we may—or may not—benefit from eating onions?

Flashback Friday: Pomegranate vs. Placebo for Prostate Cancer

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 06:50
Pomegranate juice for prostate cancer was finally put to the test in a randomized, controlled, clinical trial.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Arthritis

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 06:50
What happened when topical olive oil was pitted against an ibuprofen-type drug for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis?

How Sustainable Is the Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery?

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 06:50
Weight regain after bariatric surgery can have devastating psychological effects.

Flashback Friday: Big Salt—Getting to the Meat of the Matter

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 06:50
Why does the meat industry add salt to its products when millions of lives are at stake?