NutritionFacts.org

Ask the Doctor

Answers to featured health and nutrition questions provided by Michael Greger M.D. Questions are taken from the video and blog comments throughout the site. Join in the discussion and get your question featured!

Are the nutrients from blended vegetables absorbed better than raw vegetables?

Are the nutrients from blended vegetables absorbed better than raw vegetables?

In regards to raw food nutrient absorption – Have there been any studies performed on blended raw vegetables versus raw vegetables (in their natural form) nutrient absorption. I’m advised that...

What about the pollutants like phthalates in plant foods?

What about the pollutants like phthalates in plant foods?

in the Colacino study it says, “Vegetable consumption was also significantly associated with MEP levels, which was one of the strongest effects measured.” I don’t mean to detract from your...

Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?

Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?

In some instances I’ve read about deleterious results (gastric and skin cancers) from capsaicin and hot peppers. See, for example this research:...

Is cabbage effective against breast cancer?

Is cabbage effective against breast cancer?

I have read that new research says cabbage can be good against certain cancers but I don’t remember if breast cancer is one. Both of my grandmothers had breast cancer so I am VERY interested in...

Is thermography better than mammograms for early breast cancer detection?

Is thermography better than mammograms for early breast cancer detection?

Thermography is the new early detection method. Check it out.

Does “organic” chicken contain less arsenic?

Does “organic” chicken contain less arsenic?

Does “organic” chicken contain less arsenic?

Are there any risks of excess vitamin B12 consumption?

Are there any risks of excess vitamin B12 consumption?

I have just posted some of your recent B12 videos on facebook to try and help my friends who refuse to accept the need to have an intake of B12 on a vegan diet. Most are convinced their ‘friends’...

How do you achieve a good omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acid ratio?

How do you achieve a good omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acid ratio?

What would you suggest as an ideal omega 3,6,9?

Page 14 of 15« First...1112131415
  • What is the optimal diet for disease prevention?

  • Subscribe to our free newsletter and stay up to date with the latest discoveries in nutrition.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.