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...

Health & Nutrition ·

Flax Seeds Can Have Profound Effect on Hypertension

A recent article in the journal, Meat Science, acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. So, the article continues, meat consumers may look for healthier...