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  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    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...
  • Preventing Cataracts with Diet
    Preventing Cataracts with Diet
    Risk of developing cataracts was compared in meateaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans.
  • Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
    Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
    The risk of glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, appears to be dramatically reduced by kale or collard greens consumption, thanks to the phytonutrient pigments lutein and zeaxanthin.
  • Preventing Macular Degeneration with Diet
    Preventing Macular Degeneration with Diet
    A healthy diet may not only prevent the complications of diabetes, but also reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, another common cause of blindness.
  • Glycotoxins
    Glycotoxins
    Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
  • Egg Industry Blind Spot
    Egg Industry Blind Spot
    To help deflect criticism from the cholesterol content of their product, the egg industry touts the benefits of two phytonutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin, that have indeed been shown to be...