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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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7:47AM PDT on Apr 3, 2015

Thanks for sharing.

10:48AM PDT on Apr 2, 2015

Should be organic?

6:27AM PDT on Apr 2, 2015

I'm sorry, but just put it in writing. This takes too long and comes across as condescending.

3:41AM PST on Nov 20, 2014

Never forget the significance of having some physical exercises

9:38PM PST on Nov 6, 2014

Welcome Dr. Greger.
Thanks for this info.
Will look forward to more helpful nutritional info.

3:07AM PST on Nov 6, 2014

Besides what we eat, go for some physical exercises

3:35AM PDT on Oct 30, 2014


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?

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