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  • Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
  • Dietary Treatment of Glaucoma
    Dietary Treatment of Glaucoma
    Blueberries may help protect against age-related macular degeneration, and black currants may help halt the progression of glaucoma.
  • Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin build up in the back of our eyes to protect our retinas against age-related macular degeneration. Levels of these eyesight–saving nutrients in...
  • Greens vs. Glaucoma
    Greens vs. Glaucoma
    Kale and collard greens contain vision-protecting plant nutrients such as zeaxanthin that may significantly lower the risk of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness.
  • Eggs and Diabetes
    Eggs and Diabetes
    Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
  • 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...
  • Preventing Cataracts with Diet
    Preventing Cataracts with Diet
    Risk of developing cataracts was compared in meateaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans.
  • Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
    Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
    The risk of glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, appears to be dramatically reduced by kale or collard greens consumption, thanks to the phytonutrient pigments lutein and zeaxanthin.
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