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The Purported Benefits of Eating Fish

The Purported Benefits of Eating Fish In the landmark Global Burden of Disease study, researchers compiled the top 20 causes of death and disability. Number one on the list was high blood pressure, two and three was smoke, and the fourth leading cause of loss of life and health was not eating enough fruit. Lack […]

From Adequate Nutrition to Optimum Nutrition

From Adequate Nutrition to Optimum Nutrition Research in human nutrition over the past four decades has led to many discoveries as well as a comprehensive understanding of the exact mechanisms behind how food nutrients affect our bodies. As I discuss in my video Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality, however, the “prevalence of epidemics of diet-related […]

Ginger or Cannabis for Morning Sickness

Ginger or Cannabis for Morning Sickness Nausea and vomiting are common during pregnancy, affecting 70 to 85 percent of women worldwide—but not in all countries. Population groups that eat more plant-based diets tend to have little or no nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. In fact, on a nationwide basis, the lowest reported rates in the […]

Eating the Way Nature Intended

Eating the Way Nature Intended The Paleolithic period, also known as the Stone Age, only goes back about two million years. Humans and other great apes have been evolving for the last 20 million years, starting back in the Miocene era. We hear a lot about the paleolithic diet, but that only represents the last […]

Race Recap: KLM Curaçao Half Marathon

Race Recap: KLM Curaçao Half Marathon I have no problem with mapping out my own running route when I’m in a new city. After all, the best sightseeing is often done on foot, and when I can scratch my itch to be a total tourist and get in a run at the same, I’m all […]

Wheatgrass Juice Put to the Test

Wheatgrass Juice Put to the Test In an editorial that accompanied a landmark study showing an extract of the spice turmeric could be used to fight ulcerative colitis, the authors congratulated the researchers on performing the largest study ever on complementary or alternative medicine approaches to treat inflammatory bowel disease. But that’s not saying much. […]

Turmeric Curcumin Put to the Test for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Turmeric Curcumin Put to the Test for Inflammatory Bowel Disease My video Striking with the Root: Turmeric Curcumin and Ulcerative Colitis tells the story how this amazing discovery was made, and how curcumin stacks up against pharmacological interventions. Despite evidence going back 40 years that the turmeric spice component curcumin possesses significant anti-inflammatory activity, it […]

Invite Dr. Greger to Come Speak in Your City

Invite Dr. Greger to Come Speak in Your City I am in the final stretch of finishing my next book, How Not to Diet, which will hit shelves in December. After being cooped up for a year researching and writing, I’m looking forward to hitting the road again with a brand-new presentation, Evidence-Based Weight Loss. My […]

Our #MoveFor Self-Care Tips (Plus, Some Really Cute New Kicks)

Our #MoveFor Self-Care Tips (Plus, Some Really Cute New Kicks) This post is sponsored by Easy Spirit. For our sponsored post policy, click here. We recently partnered with Easy Spirit (who has some wicked cute and comfy shoes that were made to move in — have you seen the site lately?!) for its #MoveFor campaign. Not only are […]

How to Avoid Fatty Liver Disease

How to Avoid Fatty Liver Disease In the documentary Supersize Me, Morgan Spurlock eats exclusively at McDonald’s for a month and predictably his weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol go up, but so do his liver enzymes, a sign his liver cells are dying and spilling their contents into the bloodstream. His one-man experiment was actually […]