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  • The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin
    The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin
    Tryptophan is the precursor to the "happiness hormone" serotonin, so why not take tryptophan supplements to improve mood and relieve symptoms of depression?
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk
    The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk
    Dairy is considered a major cause of the acne epidemic and other more serious chronic diseases in the Western world due to the "abuse" of the mammalian postnatal signaling system by widespread cow...
  • Skim Milk and Acne
    Skim Milk and Acne
    Three Harvard studies linking acne with dairy consumption in adolescent girls and boys blamed the sex steroid hormone content naturally found in cow's milk (even without added hormones), particularly...
  • National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk
    National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk
    The Harvard Nurses' Study found an association between high school dairy intake and severe physician-diagnosed acne.
  • Melatonin & Breast Cancer
    Melatonin & Breast Cancer
    There are components of our diet that may increase cancer risk by mimicking the role of light pollution in melatonin suppression.
  • Industrial Pollutants in Vegans
    Industrial Pollutants in Vegans
    Why vegans appear "significantly less polluted" than omnivores, but not as toxin-free as expected.
  • Hormones in Skim vs. Whole Milk
    Hormones in Skim vs. Whole Milk
    Genetic manipulation has resulted in cows lactating into the third trimester of pregnancy, leading to milk with abnormally high hormone levels.
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