The Latest in Nutrition Research
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Flashback Friday: Which Is a Better Breakfast—Cereal or Oatmeal?
The remarkable impact of the structure of food beyond nutritional content or composition.
Which Foods Are Anti-Inflammatory?
Foods that reduce inflammation. What does an anti-inflammatory diet look like?
Foods That Cause Inflammation
Inflammatory markers can double within six hours of eating a pro-inflammatory meal. Which foods are the worst?
Flashback Friday: Best Food to Prevent Common Childhood Infections
The amount of beta-glucan fiber in just a dusting of nutritional yeast a day is put to the test in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial for the prevention of common childhood illnesses.
Pomegranate: A Natural Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Pomegranates are put to the test for weight loss, diabetes, COPD, prostate cancer, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Fighting the Ten Hallmarks of Cancer with Food
The foundation of cancer prevention is plants, not pills.
Flashback Friday: How to Avoid Lectin Poisoning
How can we properly cook beans?
Pesticides and Cancer Risk
Does choosing organic over conventional foods protect against cancer? The effects of pesticides on cancer risk.
How Useful Is Personalized Nutrition?
Perhaps it should be less about personalized nutrition and more about taking personal responsibility for your health.
Flashback Friday: Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Checklist
In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of all the things I try to fit into my daily routine.
The Role Milk May Play in Triggering Parkinson’s Disease
Is the brain damage associated with milk consumption due to the banned pesticide heptachlor or the milk sugar galactose?
Onions Put to the Test for Weight Loss, Cholesterol, and PCOS Treatment
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
Dr. Greger blends up a vegetable smoothie inspired by a recipe in The How Not to Die Cookbook.
Extreme Weight-Loss Devices
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?
Sham surgery trials have shown us that some of our most popular surgeries are themselves shams.
Flashback Friday: The Best Diet for Upset Stomach
What to avoid and what to eat to help with dyspepsia.
Mixed Nuts Put to the Test for Erectile Dysfunction
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
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
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
Avoid these foods for leaky gut prevention: common drugs, foods, and beverages can disrupt the integrity of our intestinal barrier.