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November 20, 2013
Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
November 15, 2013
How to Avoid Phosphate Additives
The vast majority of chicken and poultry products are injected with phosphorus preservatives, which are often not listed in the ingredients. Reducing one’s intake of meat, junk food, fast food, and...
October 9, 2013
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
September 9, 2013
Changing Our Taste Buds
Within a few weeks of eating healthier, our taste sensations change such that foods with lower salt, sugar, and fat content actually taste better.
August 14, 2013
Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress
Those eating a more plant-based diet may naturally have an enhanced antioxidant defense system to counter the DNA damage caused by free radicals produced by high-intensity exercise.
July 31, 2013
Is Carrageenan Safe?
Carrageenan is a food additive used as a thickener and fat substitute in a variety of dairy and nondairy products. Concerns about potential intestinal tract damage are placed in the context of...
July 15, 2013
More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect...
June 28, 2013
Trans Fat In Meat And Dairy
About half of America's trans fat intake now comes from animal products.
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