Dr. Greger Takes on Mediterranean Diet in New DVD
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Dr. Greger Takes on Mediterranean Diet in New DVD

The Mediterranean Diet is an “in” topic nowadays, in both the medical literature and the lay media. More than 450 papers were published in the medical literature during just the last year alone, more than one a day. As a recent commentary noted “Uncritical laudatory coverage is the common...

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The Spice That Helps Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
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The Spice That Helps Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

According to the World Health Organization, “80% of the Earth’s inhabitants rely upon the traditional medicine for their primary health-care needs, in part due to high cost of Western pharmaceuticals. Medicines derived from plants have played a pivotal role in the health care of both ancient...

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The Top Three DNA Protecting Spices
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The Top Three DNA Protecting Spices

In my video Which Spices Fight Inflammation? I profile a landmark study that compared the ability of different spices to suppress inflammation. The study also compared the spices’ ability to protect DNA. Cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric were able to significantly stifle the inflammatory...

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The Top Four Anti-Inflammatory Spices
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The Top Four Anti-Inflammatory Spices

Once in a while I come across a study that’s so juicy I have to do a whole video about it (Which Spices Fight Inflammation?). A group of researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville and Pennsylvania State set up a brilliant experiment. We’ve known that ounce per ounce, herbs and spices...

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Superbugs on Retail Chicken
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Superbugs on Retail Chicken

One of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super-resistance—resistance not just to one class of drugs, like penicillin, but to multiple classes of drugs (so-called multi-drug resistance). In the 2013 Retail Meat Report, the FDA found that more than a quarter...

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Foods for Computer Eye Strain
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Foods for Computer Eye Strain

What happens to our eyesight when we sit in front of a computer all day? As researchers from the SUNY College of Optometry note in a study profiled in my video, Dietary Treatments for Computer Eye Strain, the rise in computer screens “has led to an increase in ocular and visual problems,...

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Currant Treatment for Glaucoma
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Currant Treatment for Glaucoma

In my video, Dietary Prevention for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, I discussed how eating goji berries with nuts and seeds can help build up yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin in our eyes to help fight age-related macular degeneration. But once we’ve preserved the pigment in...

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Top 10 Most Popular Videos of 2014
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Top 10 Most Popular Videos of 2014

2014 was another banner year for NutritionFacts.org. Thanks to the collective enthusiasm for sharing this work from our subscribers, followers, and 200,000 fans, we averaged more than 1.3 million views per month. But it’s not about the numbers; it’s about the people whose lives we’ve...

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Foods for Macular Degeneration
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Foods for Macular Degeneration

Anyone who has gotten a bad sunburn knows how damaging the UV rays in sunlight can be. Imagine what those same rays are doing to back of our eyeballs (our retinas). The eye is designed to take sunlight and focus it like a magnifying glass into the back of our eyes. Thankfully, we have a […]

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Foods for Glaucoma
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Foods for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of legal blindness in white women, and the number one cause of blindness in African-American women. In a study I profile in the video Greens vs. Glaucoma, researchers chose a population of African-American women to study the effects of fruit and vegetable...

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