Health & Nutrition ·

Medical Care: The Third Leading Cause of Death

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, but a pound isn’t that heavy. Why change our diet and lifestyle when we can just wait and let modern medicine fix us up? In my video The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs, I noted that patients tend to wildly overestimate the ability of cancer...

Health & Nutrition ·

How Well Do Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Actually Work?

One of the reasons people may undervalue diet and lifestyle changes is an overconfidence in the ability of pills and procedures to prevent disease. For example, people tend to wildly overestimate the power of things like mammograms and colonoscopies to prevent deaths from breast and bowel cancer,...

Health & Nutrition ·

Dr. Greger’s DVDs All Now in Streaming Video

Before there was NutritionFacts.org, my work existed as a series of DVDs (and before that as VHS tapes!). Now that all of my work is available online for free, the DVDs just package nine weeks’ worth of upcoming videos onto one disk. This offers folks the opportunity to sneak-preview videos...