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December 4, 2013
Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets
If the bulk of fast food chicken nuggets is not actually chicken meat, what’s in them?
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..
December 5, 2012
How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
People consuming low calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would.
October 10, 2012
Modern Meat Not Ahead of the Game
Since chronic inflammation underlines many disease processes and saturated fat appears to facilitate the endotoxic inflammatory reaction to animal products, researchers have looked to wild animals..
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..
February 28, 2012
Are Nitrates Pollutants or Nutrients?
Phytonutrients such as vitamin C prevent the formation of nitrosamines from nitrites, which explains why adding nitrite preservatives to processed meat can be harmful, but adding more vegetables and..
December 27, 2011
How to Help Prevent Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
What dietary behaviors may cut the odds of developing of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in half?
December 22, 2011
Fast Food: Do You Want Fries With That? Lipitor?
Cardiologists suggest that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs be given out free with fast food meals
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