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  • More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
    More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
    Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect...
  • NF-June03 Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    In a double-blind study, lavender oil worked as well as the valium-like drug lorazepam (Ativan) for relief of persistent anxiety, though there are concerns about estrogenic effects.
  • The McGovern Report
    The McGovern Report
    The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why to this day the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy.
  • Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
    Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
    Sharing one's home with a cat or dog may decrease the risk of infectious diseases in children, including ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and gastroenteritis.
  • Flesh and Fructose
    Flesh and Fructose
    Meat and sugar increase uric acid levels, which are associated with increased risk of gout, hypertension (high blood pressure), obesity, prediabetes, diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular...
  • Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
    Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
    Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today?
  • Whole Grains May Work As Well As Drugs
    Whole Grains May Work As Well As Drugs
    The consumption of three portions of whole grains a day appears as powerful as high blood pressure medications in alleviating hypertension.
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high...
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