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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

  • 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.
  • Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
    Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
    What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health?
  • When Low Risk Means High Risk
    When Low Risk Means High Risk
    Dr. Rose’s sick population concept may explain why many nutrition studies underestimate the role of diet in disease.
  • Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods
    Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods
    Though the most concentrated sources of the toxic metal cadmium are cigarette smoke, seafood, and organ meats, does greater consumption from whole grains and vegetables present a concern?
  • Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
    Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
    Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
  • Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein?
  • Longer Life Within Walking Distance
    Longer Life Within Walking Distance
    Researchers find exercise often works just as well as drugs for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, and the prevention of diabetes. Exercise is medicine.
  • 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.
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