NutritionFacts.org http://nutritionfacts.org The latest in nutrition related research delivered in easy to understand video segments brought to you by Michael Greger M.D. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:29:27 +0000 en hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.4 The latest in nutrition related research delivered in easy to understand video segments brought to you by Michael Greger M.D. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Michael Greger, M.D. mhg1@cornell.edu mhg1@cornell.edu (Michael Greger, M.D.) Copyright 2016 - NutritionFacts.org - All Rights Reserved The Latest in Nutrition Research NutritionFacts.org http://nutritionfacts.org/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/podcast.jpg http://nutritionfacts.org The latest in nutrition related research delivered in easy to understand video segments brought to you by Michael Greger M.D. TV-G Tri-Weekly Donate to NutritionFacts.org Should We Take DHA Supplements to Boost Brain Function? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/should-we-take-dha-supplements-to-boost-brain-function/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:00:03 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33591 Overt omega-3 deficiency is rare, but do short-term experiments on cognitive function suggest there might be an optimal DHA dose? Overt omega-3 deficiency is rare, but do short-term experiments on cognitive function suggest there might be an optimal DHA dose? Overt omega-3 deficiency is rare, but do short-term experiments on cognitive function suggest there might be an optimal DHA dose? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Behind the Scenes at NutritionFacts.org http://nutritionfacts.org/video/behind-the-scenes-at-nutritionfacts-org/ Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:00:48 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33886 How does Dr. Greger come up with his videos? How does Dr. Greger come up with his videos? How does Dr. Greger come up with his videos? Michael Greger, M.D. clean How Did Doctors Not Know About the Risks of Hormone Therapy? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-did-doctors-not-know-about-the-risks-of-hormone-therapy/ Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:00:26 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33589 Women were placed in the way of harm by their physicians, who acted as unsuspecting patsies for the drug companies. Women were placed in the way of harm by their physicians, who acted as unsuspecting patsies for the drug companies. Women were placed in the way of harm by their physicians, who acted as unsuspecting patsies for the drug companies. Michael Greger, M.D. clean The Philosophy of NutritionFacts.org http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-philosophy-of-nutritionfacts-org/ Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:00:38 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33884 If there’s anything in life that we should demand evidence for, it should be that which affects the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our families. If there’s anything in life that we should demand evidence for, it should be that which affects the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our families. If there’s anything in life that we should demand evidence for, it should be that which affects the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our families. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance http://nutritionfacts.org/video/getting-starch-to-take-the-path-of-most-resistance/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:00:46 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33587 How beans, berries, and intact (not just whole) grains may reduce colon cancer risk. How beans, berries, and intact (not just whole) grains may reduce colon cancer risk. How beans, berries, and intact (not just whole) grains may reduce colon cancer risk. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Taking Personal Responsibility for Your Health http://nutritionfacts.org/video/taking-personal-responsibility-for-your-health/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:37 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33882 If that’s all a healthy plant-based diet could do—reverse the #1 killer of men and women—shouldn’t that be the default diet, until proven otherwise? If that’s all a healthy plant-based diet could do—reverse the #1 killer of men and women—shouldn’t that be the default diet, until proven otherwise? If that’s all a healthy plant-based diet could do—reverse the #1 killer of men and women—shouldn’t that be the default diet, until proven otherwise? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Resistant Starch and Colon Cancer http://nutritionfacts.org/video/resistant-starch-colon-cancer/ Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:00:15 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33413 Fiber isn’t the only thing our good gut bacteria can eat; starch can also act as a prebiotic. Fiber isn’t the only thing our good gut bacteria can eat; starch can also act as a prebiotic. Fiber isn’t the only thing our good gut bacteria can eat; starch can also act as a prebiotic. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Why You Should Care About Nutrition http://nutritionfacts.org/video/why-you-should-care-about-nutrition/ Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:00:35 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33880 Most deaths in the United States are preventable, and related to nutrition. Most deaths in the United States are preventable, and related to nutrition. Most deaths in the United States are preventable, and related to nutrition. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Iodine Supplements Before, During, and After Pregnancy http://nutritionfacts.org/video/iodine-supplements-before-during-and-after-pregnancy/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:00:45 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33406 What is the evidence that all pregnant women should follow the American Thyroid Association’s recommendation to take a daily iodine supplement? What is the evidence that all pregnant women should follow the American Thyroid Association’s recommendation to take a daily iodine supplement? What is the evidence that all pregnant women should follow the American Thyroid Association’s recommendation to take a daily iodine supplement? Michael Greger, M.D. clean The Story of NutritionFacts.org http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-story-of-nutritionfacts-org/ Mon, 05 Sep 2016 12:00:20 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33878 Dr. Greger shares the story of his grandmother, who inspired him to go into medicine. Dr. Greger shares the story of his grandmother, who inspired him to go into medicine. Dr. Greger shares the story of his grandmother, who inspired him to go into medicine. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits http://nutritionfacts.org/video/paleo-diet-studies-show-benefits/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:00:39 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33399 What happens when Paleolithic-type diets are put to the test? What happens when Paleolithic-type diets are put to the test? What happens when Paleolithic-type diets are put to the test? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Is Canned Fruit as Healthy? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-canned-fruit-as-healthy/ Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:00:51 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33390 Perhaps dietary guidelines should stress fresh, frozen, and dried fruit—rather than canned. Perhaps dietary guidelines should stress fresh, frozen, and dried fruit—rather than canned. Perhaps dietary guidelines should stress fresh, frozen, and dried fruit—rather than canned. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Eliminating Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eliminating-conflicts-of-interest-in-medical-research/ Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33234 The medical profession appears more interested in disclosing and “managing” conflicts of interest than prohibiting them. The medical profession appears more interested in disclosing and “managing” conflicts of interest than prohibiting them. The medical profession appears more interested in disclosing and “managing” conflicts of interest than prohibiting them. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Disclosing Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research http://nutritionfacts.org/video/disclosing-conflicts-interest-medical-research/ Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:00:32 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33223 Billions in fines for bribery and suppressing data may just be the cost of doing business for drug companies, but surely doctors themselves have more integrity. Billions in fines for bribery and suppressing data may just be the cost of doing business for drug companies, but surely doctors themselves have more integrity. Billions in fines for bribery and suppressing data may just be the cost of doing business for drug companies, but surely doctors themselves have more integrity. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Increasing Protein Intake After Age 65 http://nutritionfacts.org/video/increasing-protein-intake-age-65/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:41 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33210 What is the optimal source and amount of protein for senior citizens? What is the optimal source and amount of protein for senior citizens? What is the optimal source and amount of protein for senior citizens? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Animal Protein Compared to Cigarette Smoking http://nutritionfacts.org/video/animal-protein-compared-cigarette-smoking/ Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:00:50 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=33201 Only about one in 10,000 people make it to be 100 years old. What’s their secret? Only about one in 10,000 people make it to be 100 years old. What’s their secret? Only about one in 10,000 people make it to be 100 years old. What’s their secret? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome http://nutritionfacts.org/video/ginger-nausea-menstrual-cramps-irritable-bowel-syndrome/ Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:00:09 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32968 Powdered ginger can be a highly effective, cheap, easy-to-use, safer treatment for nausea, migraine headaches, and menstrual blood loss and pain. Does it also work for IBS intestinal cramping? Powdered ginger can be a highly effective, cheap, easy-to-use, safer treatment for nausea, migraine headaches, and menstrual blood loss and pain. Does it also work for IBS intestinal cramping? Powdered ginger can be a highly effective, cheap, easy-to-use, safer treatment for nausea, migraine headaches, and menstrual blood loss and pain. Does it also work for IBS intestinal cramping? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Pomegranate vs. Placebo for Prostate Cancer http://nutritionfacts.org/video/pomegranate-vs-placebo-for-prostate-cancer/ Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:00:47 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32959 Pomegranate juice for prostate cancer was finally put to the test in a randomized controlled clinical trial. Pomegranate juice for prostate cancer was finally put to the test in a randomized controlled clinical trial. Pomegranate juice for prostate cancer was finally put to the test in a randomized controlled clinical trial. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Could Lactose Explain the Milk & Parkinson’s Disease Link? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/could-lactose-explain-the-milk-and-parkinsons-disease-link/ Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:00:21 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32947 Neurotoxin contamination of the dairy supply doesn’t explain why the association between Parkinson’s disease and skim milk consumption is as strong as the association with whole milk. Neurotoxin contamination of the dairy supply doesn’t explain why the association between Parkinson’s disease and skim milk consumption is as strong as the association with whole milk. Neurotoxin contamination of the dairy supply doesn’t explain why the association between Parkinson’s disease and skim milk consumption is as strong as the association with whole milk. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Why is Nutrition So Commercialized? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/why-is-nutrition-so-commercialized/ Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:00:53 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32937 Why is the field of nutrition often more about marketing products than educating people about the fundamentals of healthy eating? Why is the field of nutrition often more about marketing products than educating people about the fundamentals of healthy eating? Why is the field of nutrition often more about marketing products than educating people about the fundamentals of healthy eating? Michael Greger, M.D. clean Maternal Diet May Affect Stress Responses in Children http://nutritionfacts.org/video/maternal-diet-may-affect-stress-responses-in-children/ Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:00:06 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32928 Single meals can affect testosterone and cortisol (stress hormone) levels. Some foods eaten regularly during pregnancy may even reprogram children’s responses to stress later in life. Single meals can affect testosterone and cortisol (stress hormone) levels. Some foods eaten regularly during pregnancy may even reprogram children’s responses to stress later in life. Single meals can affect testosterone and cortisol (stress hormone) levels. Some foods eaten regularly during pregnancy may even reprogram children’s responses to stress later in life. Michael Greger, M.D. clean How to Avoid the Obesity-Related Plastic Chemical BPA http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-avoid-the-obesity-related-plastic-chemical-bpa/ Mon, 08 Aug 2016 11:54:27 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32891 90% of our exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A comes from certain components of our diet. 90% of our exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A comes from certain components of our diet. 90% of our exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A comes from certain components of our diet. Michael Greger, M.D. clean HOW NOT TO DIE: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting, and Reversing Our Top 15 Killers http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-not-to-die/ Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:50:10 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=32889 In this “best-of” compilation of his last four year-in-review presentations, Dr. Greger explains what we can do about the #1 cause of death and disability: our diet. In this “best-of” compilation of his last four year-in-review presentations, Dr. Greger explains what we can do about the #1 cause of death and disability: our diet. In this “best-of” compilation of his last four year-in-review presentations, Dr. Greger explains what we can do about the #1 cause of death and disability: our diet. Michael Greger, M.D. clean yes What’s the “Natural” Human Diet? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats-the-natural-human-diet/ Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:55:35 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31946 What can our nutrient requirements, metabolism, and physiology tell us about what we should be eating? What can our nutrient requirements, metabolism, and physiology tell us about what we should be eating? What can our nutrient requirements, metabolism, and physiology tell us about what we should be eating? Michael Greger, M.D. clean The Hispanic Paradox: Why do Latinos Live Longer? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-hispanic-paradox-why-do-latinos-live-longer/ Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:50:27 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31941 Time to spill the beans on why U.S. Hispanics tend to live the longest—despite less education on average, a higher poverty rate, and worse access to health care. Time to spill the beans on why U.S. Hispanics tend to live the longest—despite less education on average, a higher poverty rate, and worse access to health care. Time to spill the beans on why U.S. Hispanics tend to live the longest—despite less education on average, a higher poverty rate, and worse access to health care. Michael Greger, M.D. clean What are the Effects of the Hops Phytoestrogen in Beer? http://nutritionfacts.org/video/what-are-the-effects-of-the-hops-phytoestrogen-in-beer/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:50:33 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31936 When it comes to breast cancer risk, does the phytoestrogen in beer act more like the animal estrogens in Premarin, or the protective phytoestrogens in soy? When it comes to breast cancer risk, does the phytoestrogen in beer act more like the animal estrogens in Premarin, or the protective phytoestrogens in soy? When it comes to breast cancer risk, does the phytoestrogen in beer act more like the animal estrogens in Premarin, or the protective phytoestrogens in soy? Michael Greger, M.D. clean The Most Potent Phytoestrogen is in Beer http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-most-potent-phytoestrogen-is-in-beer/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:00:31 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31930 The reason why women who handle hops start menstruating is because of a phytoestrogen that ends up in beer, called 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN). The reason why women who handle hops start menstruating is because of a phytoestrogen that ends up in beer, called 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN). The reason why women who handle hops start menstruating is because of a phytoestrogen that ends up in beer, called 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN). Michael Greger, M.D. clean Zeranol Use in Meat and Breast Cancer http://nutritionfacts.org/video/zeranol-use-in-meat-and-breast-cancer/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:00:52 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31894 Anabolic growth-promoting drugs in meat production are by far the most potent hormones found in the food supply. Anabolic growth-promoting drugs in meat production are by far the most potent hormones found in the food supply. Anabolic growth-promoting drugs in meat production are by far the most potent hormones found in the food supply. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Sodium and Arterial Function: A-salting our Endothelium http://nutritionfacts.org/video/sodium-and-arterial-function-a-salting-our-endothelium/ Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:55:46 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31882 A salted meal can impair artery function within 30 minutes by suppressing a key detoxifying antioxidant enzyme in our body. A salted meal can impair artery function within 30 minutes by suppressing a key detoxifying antioxidant enzyme in our body. A salted meal can impair artery function within 30 minutes by suppressing a key detoxifying antioxidant enzyme in our body. Michael Greger, M.D. clean Prunes for Osteoporosis http://nutritionfacts.org/video/prunes-for-osteoporosis/ Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:50:10 +0000 http://nutritionfacts.org/?post_type=video&p=31873 Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones. Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones. Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones. Michael Greger, M.D. clean