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About Michael Greger M.D.

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial. Currently Dr. Greger proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.

Why the Egg-Cancer Link?

Why the Egg-Cancer Link?

Two million men in the U.S. are living with prostate cancer — but that’s better than dying from prostate cancer. Catch it when it’s...

August 21, 2014 with 6 Comments
How Eggs Can Impact Body Odor

How Eggs Can Impact Body Odor

I previously lampooned the egg industry PR campaign that tried to promote eggs as a source of eyesight-saving nutrients such as lutein, by...

August 19, 2014 with 8 Comments
How to Design a Misleading Study

How to Design a Misleading Study

Imagine working for the now defunct Twinkie division of Hostess and wanting to take the tobacco industry tact of not just downplaying the...

August 14, 2014 with 11 Comments
How Grapefruit Affects Prescription Drugs

How Grapefruit Affects Prescription Drugs

Does grapefruit in particular help people lose weight? If someone eats half of a grapefruit three times a day before each meal for a couple...

August 12, 2014 with 10 Comments
Dr. Greger Addresses Gluten in New DVD

Dr. Greger Addresses Gluten in New DVD

Until recently, those complaining to their doctors about symptoms associated with the wheat protein gluten were commonly referred to...

August 7, 2014 with 7 Comments
Test to See If Your Diet is Alkaline or Acid Forming

Test to See If Your Diet is Alkaline or Acid Forming

In my video Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, and Calcium Loss I presented evidence challenging the notion that our body is buffering the...

August 5, 2014 with 25 Comments
Does Animal Protein Cause Osteoporosis?

Does Animal Protein Cause Osteoporosis?

For most of the last century, a prevailing theory within the field of nutrition was that by eating acid-forming foods such as meat, we...

July 31, 2014 with 35 Comments
Quadrupling Breast Cancer Survival

Quadrupling Breast Cancer Survival

Half a million Americans are expected to die this year from cancer, equal to five jumbo jets crashing every day. The number of Americans...

July 29, 2014 with 5 Comments
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