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August 16, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Source
Whole food sources of phytosterols, such as seeds and nuts, are likely superior to supplements or phytosterol-fortified spreads and beverages.
August 8, 2012
Black Versus English Walnuts
A dramatic difference exists between the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of black walnuts versus English walnuts.
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...
July 4, 2012
The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation
A single meal of meats, eggs, and dairy can cause a spike of inflammation within hours that can stiffen one's arteries. Originally this was thought to be the result of saturated animal fat causing...
August 24, 2011
Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score
Rate your diet on a scale of 0 to 100 using the phytochemical index and compare your score to the standard American diet.
December 22, 2010
Is Peanut Butter Good for You?
An update on the healthfulness of nut consumption and whether the cardiovascular benefits extend to peanut butter.
December 8, 2009
Cannibalistic Feed Biomagnification
Feeding meat and bone meal to farm animals may increase the levels of industrial pollutants in animal products.
October 8, 2009
Is Coconut Oil Good For You?
The effect of the saturated fat in coconut oil on cholesterol levels.
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