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articles by: Dr. Michael Greger

How to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Thirty years ago, virtually all diabetes in young individuals was thought to be autoimmune Type 1 diabetes, but since the mid-90s we started to see an increase in Type 2 diabetes among youth, particul…

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How to Keep Prediabetes From Turning Into Diabetes

In just one decade, the number of people with diabetes has more than doubled. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, by 2050, one out of every three of us may have diabetes. Wh…

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Who Should Avoid Gluten?

Until only a few years ago, almost the whole of the scientific world maintained that the wheat protein gluten would provoke negative effects only in people with rare conditions such as celiac disease …

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How to Diagnose Gluten Problems

Symptoms of gluten sensitivity include irritable bowel type symptoms such as bloating, abdominal pain, and changes in bowel habits, as well as systemic manifestations such as brain fog, headache, fati…

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Does Gluten Sensitivity Exist?

In 1980, researchers in England reported a series of women with no evidence of celiac disease (the autoimmune disorder associated with gluten intolerance), who nevertheless resolved their chronic diar…

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Hummus for Heart Health

I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytonutrients in beans, but beans have protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well. As one review found,…

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Could Chlorella Be Linked to Psychosis?

Multiple studies published over the last few decades suggest that exercise can mitigate the decline in immune function as we age. Exercising can boost the activity of natural killer cells, our immune …

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The Little-Known Science Behind Cooking Broccoli

When I used to teach medical students at Tufts, I gave a lecture about this amazing new therapeutic called “iloccorB.” I’d talk about all the new science, all the things it could do, its excellent saf…

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The Number One Global Diet Risk

The Global Burden of Disease Study published in 2012, is the most comprehensive and systematic analysis of causes of death undertaken to date, involving nearly 500 researchers from more than 300 insti…

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Illegal Drugs in Chicken Feathers?

Between 1940 and 1971, the synthetic estrogen DES was "prescribed to several million pregnant women with the promise that it would help prevent miscarriages." Problems were first highlighted in 1953 w…

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about 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 NutritionFacts.org.

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