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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.

Watch videos about cardiovascular disease

  • Turning the Clock Back 14 Years
    Turning the Clock Back 14 Years
    Four simple health behaviors may cut our risk of chronic disease by nearly 80%, potentially dropping our risk of dying equivalent to that of being 14 years younger.
  • Eggs and Arterial Function
    Eggs and Arterial Function
    Even studies funded by the American Egg Board show our arteries benefit from not eating eggs.
  • Debunking Egg Industry Myths
    Debunking Egg Industry Myths
    The latest meta-analysis of studies on egg consumption and heart disease risk found that even less than a single egg a day is associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular disease and...
  • Walnuts and Artery Function
    Walnuts and Artery Function
    Not eating walnuts may double our risk of dying from heart disease (compared to at least one serving a week), perhaps because nuts appear to improve endothelial function, allowing our arteries to...
  • Statin Cholesterol Drugs and Invasive Breast Cancer
    Statin Cholesterol Drugs and Invasive Breast Cancer
    Reducing cholesterol levels may inhibit breast cancer development, but the long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is associated with more than double the risk of both types of breast...
  • Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment
    Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment
    When doctors withhold dietary treatment options from cardiac patients, they are violating the cornerstone of medical ethics, informed consent.
  • Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
    Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
    Do the anti-cancer effects of phytates in a petri dish translate out into clinical studies on cancer prevention and treatment?
  • Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
    Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
    Unlike most other anti-cancer agents, the phytates naturally found in whole plant foods may trigger cancer cell differentiation, causing them to revert back to behaving more like normal cells.
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