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January 14, 2013
Fibromyalgia vs. Mostly Raw & Mostly Vegetarian Diets
How plant-based does one's diet need to be to effectively treat fibromyalgia?
January 11, 2013
Fibromyalgia vs. Vegetarian & Raw Vegan Diets
Plant-based diets may be effective for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a painful condition suffered by millions.
October 19, 2012
Saffron vs. Prozac
A head-to-head test of the spice saffron versus Prozac for the treatment of clinical depression.
October 17, 2012
Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
The spice saffron appears to improve both the emotional and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
August 3, 2012
A Better Way to Boost Serotonin
Contrary to popular belief, the consumption of animal foods may actually decrease tryptophan levels in the brain. Carbohydrates, on the other hand, can boost transport across the blood-brain barrier,..
August 2, 2012
The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin
Tryptophan is the precursor to the "happiness hormone" serotonin, so why not take tryptophan supplements to improve mood and relieve symptoms of depression?
August 1, 2012
Human Neurotransmitters in Plants
The consumption of certain fruits is suggested as a potential treatment for depression given the presence of psychoactive neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and melatonin in many plant..
July 26, 2012
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..
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