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December 24, 2012
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...
December 21, 2012
Potassium and Autoimmune Disease
Plant-based diets appear to decrease inflammation via a variety of mechanisms, including boosting our adrenal gland function due to the consumption of potassium rich foods.
December 4, 2012
Erythritol May Be a Sweet Antioxidant
The natural sweetener erythritol does not appear to carry the adverse effects associated with other low and non-caloric natural and artificial sweeteners and may actually have antioxidant potential.
November 9, 2012
Protein and Heart Disease
Why is the intake of animal protein associated with heart disease--even independent of saturated fat—and the intake of plant protein protective?
September 10, 2012
Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
Within a matter of weeks, participants placed on the vegan diet outlined by the prophet Daniel experienced improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin levels, insulin resistance, and...
July 26, 2012
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...
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
April 23, 2012
Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction
Watermelon is a rich source of citrulline, which has been found to improve erection hardness in men with mild erectile dysfunction (impotence).
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