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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 […]

The Best Food to Slowing Your Resting Heart Rate

The Best Food to Slowing Your Resting Heart Rate Monitoring resting heart rate has strong advantages. Taking your pulse is cheap, takes little time, is understandable to people, and is something everyone can do at home to measure their progress to become an active participant in their own health management. “The accumulated weight of evidence […]

One Heartbeat per Second to Beat the Clock

One Heartbeat per Second to Beat the Clock Immanuel Kant, the famed 18th century philosopher, described the chemistry of his day as a science, but not really science, as it wasn’t grounded in mathematics—at least not until a century later. The same could be said for biology, the study of life. In math, physics, and […]

How to Improve Artery Function

How to Improve Artery Function Endothelial dysfunction is the initial step in the development of peripheral artery disease, heart disease, and stroke. As I discuss in my video Plant-Based Diets and Artery Function, the remarkable finding is that progressive endothelial dysfunction—the decline in the functioning of our arteries—is not an inevitable consequence of aging. We […]

The Best Diet for Chest Pain

The Best Diet for Chest Pain The Dean Ornish program that led to improved arterial function and the dramatic drop in angina attacks—a 91 percent reduction in reported frequency of angina—is not just about putting people on a plant-based diet. It also involves recommendations for moderate exercise and stress management. We know exercise alone can […]

The Best Foods to Slow Your Metabolism

The Best Foods to Slow Your Metabolism The largest component of our daily energy budget is resting metabolic rate. As I discuss in my video Slowing Our Metabolism with Nitrate-Rich Vegetables, the direct effects of physical activity are relatively small compared to how many calories we expend just living and breathing. Now, during something like […]

How to Make Your Own CoQ10

How to Make Your Own CoQ10 Chlorophyll is the green pigment that makes green leaves green. If you search for chlorophyll in the medical literature, a lot of what you find is about fecal fluorescence, a way to detect the contamination of carcasses in the slaughterhouse with feces to reduce the risk of food poisoning from […]