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Are GMO’s Safe? The Case of Bt Corn

Recently the prominent science journal, Nature, editorialized that we are now swimming in information about genetically modified crops, but that much of the information is wrongóon both sides of the d…


The Latest on Antibiotics and The Agribusiness

When farm animals are fed antibiotics, they can develop antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their guts. Manure contamination of meat can then transfer these gut bacteria to humans. These bacteria can eve…


The Effects of Dairy Products on Male Fertility

In my post, The Role of Diet in Declining Sperm Counts, I discussed the association between high saturated fat intake and reduced semen quality. One of the most recent articles on the topic found that…


What to Eat to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Up to half of Alzheimerís cases may be attributable to just seven risk factors: diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, exercise, smoking, depression, and mental exercise. And thatís not even includin…


It’s Time for Hospitals to Stop Selling Sickness

The food industry spends billions on advertising. Promotion costs for individual candy bars can run in the tens of millions. McDonald's alone spends a billion dollars on advertising every year. Such f…


The Role of Diet in Declining Sperm Counts

In 1992 a controversial paper was published suggesting sperm counts have been dropping around the world over the last 50 years. However, this remains a matter of debate. Itís notoriously difficult to …


Juicing Removes More Than Just Fiber

Studies such as a recent Harvard School of Public Health investigation found that the consumption of whole fruits is associated with a significantly lower risk of type 2 diabetes, whereas fruit juice …


Virus in Chicken Could Be Linked to Obesity

Recently, there has been research examining the connection between poultry consumption and weight gain. One study out of the Netherlands examining about 4,000 people, correlated chicken consumption wi…


The Effects of Turmeric Curcumin on Pancreatic Cancer Patients

A 2010 article published in Oncology Reports states pancreatic cancer is among the most aggressive forms of human cancer, characterized by a very high mortality rate. It represents the fourth leading …


Can Flax Seeds Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Iíve previously discussed the role of dietary lignans in the reduction of breast cancer risk and improvement in breast cancer survival, based on studies that showed that women with breast cancer who a…


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

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