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cardiovascular disease

Dr. Greger covers cardiovascular disease in his full-length presentation, Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death, where he explores the role diet may play in preventing, treating, and even reversing our top 15 killers.

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  • Inhibiting Platelet Aggregation with Berries
    Inhibiting Platelet Aggregation with Berries
    The number one killer of Americans may be not eating enough fruit. Even if we just met the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake we could save more than 100,000 people a year. One of the...
  • What’s the Best Mouthwash?
    What’s the Best Mouthwash?
    There’s a cheap concoction one can make at home that safely wipes out cavity-forming bacteria on our teeth better than chlorhexidine mouthwash and also reduces their plaque-forming ability.
  • Which Vegetable Binds Bile Best?
    Which Vegetable Binds Bile Best?
    Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body: asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collards, eggplant, green beans, kale, mustard greens, okra, or...
  • Breast Cancer and Constipation
    Breast Cancer and Constipation
    The reason why women who have more frequent bowel movements appear to be at lower risk for breast cancer may be because bile acids absorbed from our intestines concentrate in the breast and have a...
  • From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food
    From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food
    Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in...
  • Evidence-Based Medicine or Evidence-Biased?
    Evidence-Based Medicine or Evidence-Biased?
    Evidence-based medicine may ironically bias medical professionals against the power of dietary intervention.
  • Saving Lives By Treating Acne With Diet
    Saving Lives By Treating Acne With Diet
    Over-activated TOR signaling may help explain link between acne and subsequent risk for prostate and breast cancer.
  • What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?
    What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?
    Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. managed care organization, publishes patient education materials to help make plant-based diets the “new normal” for patients and physicians.
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