Probiotics During Cold Season?
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Probiotics During Cold Season?

Babies delivered via caesarean section appear to be at increased risk for various allergic diseases. The thought is that vaginal delivery leads to the first colonization of the baby’s gut with maternal vaginal bacteria. C-section babies are deprived of this natural exposure and have been found to...

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Probiotics and Diarrhea
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Probiotics and Diarrhea

Probiotics have slowly moved from the field of alternative medicine into the mainstream, particularly for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and the treatment of gastroenteritis. After taking antibiotics, up to 40 percent of people experience diarrhea. Administering probiotics along...

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Mushrooms and Immunity
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Mushrooms and Immunity

There’re lots of products that promise to boost your immune system—who wouldn’t want that? Well, millions of people suffer from autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, and allergies.  Their immune systems may already be a bit too active. I try to make sufferers of seasonal allergies feel...

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NowHiring
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Employment Opportunities at NutritionFacts.org

Interested in dedicating yourself to advancing a lifesaving cause? Assuming we reach our end-of-year donation drive goals, I am hoping to bring on two full-time salaried staff for 2014. One position is based here in the DC area, but the other can be done remotely from home anywhere. Send...

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Black Raspberries May Help Prevent Cancer
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Raspberries Reverse Precancerous Lesions

More berried treasure! A story similar to the strawberries and esophageal cancer revelation I documented in Strawberries versus Esophageal Cancer has emerged with black raspberries and oral cancer. Oral cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in the US with a flip-of-the-coin death rate. We can...

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Strawberries Can Reverse Precancerous Progression
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Strawberries Can Reverse Precancerous Progression

In my last two posts, Which Fruit is Best at Fighting Cancer? and Anti-Cancer Nutrient Synergy in Cranberries I described what various common fruits could do to human cancer cells in a petri dish.  Studies showing which foods can best suppress the growth of cancer in a test tube are all well and...

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Anti-Cancer Nutrient Synergy in Cranberries
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Anti-Cancer Nutrient Synergy in Cranberries

In research I profiled in my video Which Fruit Fights Cancer Better?, cranberries were found to suppress the growth of human liver cancer cells in vitro. Other studies have found similar effects against human breast, colon, brain tumor, oral, and ovarian cancer cells. In my 4-min video Cranberries...

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Which Common Fruit Fights Cancer Better?
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Which Common Fruit Fights Cancer Better?

Recently, researchers compared the ability of eleven common fruits to suppress cancer cell growth in vitro. Which do you think was most effective—apples, bananas, cranberries, grapefruits, grapes, lemons, oranges, peaches, pears, pineapples, or strawberries? There are many ways to compare the...

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Volume 16 DVD
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All of Dr. Greger’s DVDs Now Downloadable

The newest volume of my Latest in Clinical Nutrition DVD series is now out. Order on my website or through Amazon (all proceeds go to the 501c3 nonprofit charity that keeps NutritionFacts.org up and running). It can also now be ordered as a video download. The last batch of videos from volume 15...

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Half of Doctors Give Placebos
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Half of Doctors Give Placebos

About half of doctors admit to intentionally deceiving patients by prescribing placebos, but might the ends justify the means? A controversial paper was published in the American Journal of Bioethics arguing that it’s not only OK for doctors to lie to patients, but that we have a “duty to...

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