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Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
Gerson Therapy for Cancer
Gerson Therapy is a largely diet-based alternative treatment for cancer. What have 65 years of medical research concluded about its efficacy and safety?
Ergothioneine: A New Vitamin?
If the antioxidant amino acid ergothioneine does indeed turn out to be an essential nutrient, what are the best dietary sources?
Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high..
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to..
Cranberries versus Cancer
Drug companies and supplement manufacturers have yet to isolate the components of cranberries that suppress cancer cell growth.
Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
Health Food Store Supplement Advice
Studies in the U.S. and Canada focus on what advice and supplements natural food store employees would offer a woman suffering from breast cancer.
Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees
Employees in natural food stores have been caught giving advice that is not only scientifically baseless, but also risky and downright dangerous.
Which Fruit Fights Cancer Better?
The ability of eleven common fruits to suppress cancer cell growth in vitro was compared. Which was most effective—apples, bananas, cranberries, grapefruits, grapes, lemons, oranges, peaches,..
Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection
Expanding on the subject of my upcoming appearance on The Dr. Oz Show, a landmark new article in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that choline in eggs, poultry, dairy and fish produces the..
Is Cod Liver Oil Good For You?
Even distilled cod liver oil supplements may have toxic levels of vitamin A.
Hepatitis E Virus in Pork
The discovery of infectious hepatitis E virus in retail pork products may help explain the purported association between liver failure and pork consumption.
Diet Versus Drugs for High Cholesterol
Though official recommendations are to first treat high cholesterol with dietary change, many physicians jump right to cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins that can have an array of..
Eating Green to Prevent Cancer
Chlorophyll, the most ubiquitous plant pigment in the world, may protect our DNA against mutation by intercepting carcinogens.
Protein Intake & IGF-1 Production
Animal protein consumption triggers the release of the cancer-promoting growth hormone IGF-1.
The Safety of Tarragon
Long-standing concerns about certain isolated components of the spice tarragon have broadened into questions about the safety of even the leaves themselves.
Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
People taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements.
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