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I’m so excited and honored to become a more active member of the Care2 community. I’m a physician, author, and researcher specializing in nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. One of my small contributions to the world (I also work at the Humane Society of the United States) is the creation of, the first nonprofit, non-commercial, science-based website to provide free daily video updates on the latest in nutrition research. It has hundreds of videos on more than a thousand topics, and I upload a new video every day!

Every Wednesday and Friday here at Care2 Healthy Living I’ll post one of my videos from and very much welcome your feedback, and will try to answer any ask-the-doctor type questions anyone may have. Given the release this month of the American Cancer Society’s new dietary guidelines calling for an “emphasis on plant foods,” I thought for today’s video pick (featured below) I’d feature a video that offers insight into which plant foods may be best. It covers a landmark study that pitted 34 common vegetables against 8 different lines of human cancer cells. Make sure to also check out the “prequel” video Veggies vs. Cancer featured above.

I am indebted to The Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation for their kind support in helping me launch to further their mission of educating the public on the pivotal role nutrition can play in disease prevention.

I hope everyone’s having a happy healthy new year!
Michael Greger, M.D.

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Dr. Michael Greger

A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. Hundreds of his nutrition videos are freely available at


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7:40AM PST on Jan 10, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

8:14PM PDT on Jun 8, 2012

Thank goodness I love veggies

12:17AM PDT on Apr 19, 2012

Extemely informative article. Thankyou. I will visit your website. Again Thank You. Does the garlic have to be raw or is it the allicin content of garlic(and others) alone that is the affective agent?

9:11PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

Interesting--I need to eat more vegetables.

6:18PM PST on Feb 9, 2012

Don't forget herbs though, thanks!

3:55PM PST on Feb 3, 2012

good info, ty

7:07AM PST on Feb 3, 2012

Very good to know. Thank you.

1:10PM PST on Jan 29, 2012

last comment - soul healing could be a key to help with good diet too. Zhi Gang Sha book "soul mind body medicine" covers healing cancer in a specific section of the book.

1:03PM PST on Jan 29, 2012

(garlic wasnt the only plant ingredient Kelley used, best to see his blog directly - again using your intuition/prayer/good judgement to decide if its useful or not)

1:01PM PST on Jan 29, 2012

(please use intuition/good judgement/google/prayer etc about the Kelley Eidem post i added) - i cant vouch for it helping heal or not - it may or may not help)

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