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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

  • Eggs, Choline, and Cancer
    Eggs, Choline, and Cancer
    Choline may be the reason egg consumption is associated with prostate cancer progression and death.
  • Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
  • BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol?
    BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol?
    The beef industry designed a study to show that a diet containing beef was able to lower cholesterol if one cuts out enough poultry, pork, fish, and cheese to halve one’s total saturated fat
  • Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
  • Heart Disease Starts in Childhood
    Heart Disease Starts in Childhood
    By age 10, nearly all kids have fatty streaks in their arteries. This is the first sign of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the United States. So the question for most of us is not...
  • Eating Better to Look Better
    Eating Better to Look Better
    Public health campaigns can use vanity to improve fruit and vegetable consumption, since experiments show carotenoid phytonutrients improve the physical attractiveness of African, Asian, and...
  • Pistachio Nuts for Erectile Dysfunction
    Pistachio Nuts for Erectile Dysfunction
    Men eating pistachio nuts experienced a significant improvement in blood flow through the penis accompanied by significantly firmer erections in just three weeks, perhaps due to pistachios'...
  • 50 Shades of Greens
    50 Shades of Greens
    Since both coronary heart disease and impotence can be reversed with a healthy diet, sexual dysfunction can be used as a motivator to change poor lifestyle habits.
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