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What about gurmar, jamun, bitter melon, and fenugreek?

What about gurmar, jamun, bitter melon, and fenugreek?

What is your take on the following substances? Gurmar…jamun… bitter melon…[and] fenugreek? Lastly, Dr. Greger what do you think of Citruline and L Argenine in their role as helping out in...

Is yerba maté tea really bad for you?

Is yerba maté tea really bad for you?

Whoa! Really?! It seems there must be a lot of problems for the South Americans who consume loads of this daily? I haven’t read anything negative — any other info on how this is affecting people...

How did you do the mercury fillings and canned tuna calculation?

How did you do the mercury fillings and canned tuna calculation?

How did you come up with your calculation about how many mercury-containing dental fillings are equivalent to eating a can of tuna once a week?

Is coconut water good for you?

Is coconut water good for you?

I have seen several health experts talk about the benefits of coconut water that comes straight from a young Thai coconut. However, I have read conflicting information about the coconut water one can...

What are the best foods to decrease seasonal nasal allergies (rhinitis)?

What are the best foods to decrease seasonal nasal allergies (rhinitis)?

What would you recommend for nasal allergies? Hubby and I are both on a plant based diet and our allergies are better since going vegan, but it’s spring & it’s bad this year already lol.

Is vanilla almond milk healthy?

Is vanilla almond milk healthy?

How about Almond Milk? Been drinking as replacement for cow milk, love the taste, etc. However, I do buy the Vanilla sweetened flavor…is that bad? Am I taking away from the good of it all?

What do you think of Dr. Jenkins’ take on paleolithic diets?

What do you think of Dr. Jenkins’ take on paleolithic diets?

I was surprised to see you reference a paper by Eaton on so called “Paleolithic nutrition.” These folks are part of a group who argues that we (humans) need to eat lots of meat to be healthy...

Do beets fight cancer?

Do beets fight cancer?

As an endurance athlete I thought that beets/beet juice was my little secret but now you’ve let the cat out of the bag so to speak. I am curious if you had any comments on Dr. Ferenczi’s early...

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