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What’s the best diet for atrial fibrillation?

What’s the best diet for atrial fibrillation?

I started being plant based after Thanksgiving. The principal reason is for my health and hopes to reduce or eliminate some day all my meds. One area that I’ve never seen any reference to is diet...

My skin is turning orange (carotenoderma)–too many carrots?

My skin is turning orange (carotenoderma)–too many carrots?

Not necessarily related to beets, but related to how certain veggies and fruit cause skin colorations. My palms and soles of my feet are orange. I know this is from beta carotene. Is it cause for...

Where can doctors go to supplement their nutrition knowledge?

Where can doctors go to supplement their nutrition knowledge?

I’m afraid I’m one of those guilty docs who never filled in the nutrition knowledge gap that medical school left me with. NutritionFacts.org has been such an eye-opener, and I am already seeing...

Does caffeine impair endothelial function in our arteries?

Does caffeine impair endothelial function in our arteries?

Hello Dr. Greger. Latest in nutrition Volume 8 was a fantastic DVD. It was very informative and applicable to my lifestyle. I especially liked the healthy ice cream idea, I’m going to try that! I...

What about the oxalic acid in beets?

What about the oxalic acid in beets?

What about the oxalic acid in beets? Is it good for you to take in large amounts?

Is hempseed oil beneficial to adults with eczema?

Is hempseed oil beneficial to adults with eczema?

I’d be interested in your opinion of this study I found online at http://www.finola.com/FinolaOilandAtopy.pdf. This is regarding hempseed oil, not necessarily for children but for adults with...

What is the healthiest potato?

What is the healthiest potato?

What’s the verdict on gold, red & purple potatoes?

Should we avoid celery to prevent colon cancer?

Should we avoid celery to prevent colon cancer?

Class participant heard that celery should be avoided for colon cancer patients. Only thing I’ve read about celery is to consume only ‘organic’ as conventional grown veggie is extremely high in...

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