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  • Beans and the Second Meal Effect
    Beans and the Second Meal Effect
    The so-called "lentil effect" or "second meal effect" describes the remarkable effect of beans to help control blood sugar levels hours or even the next day after consumption.
  • Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
    Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
    A tablespoon of daily ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
  • Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
    Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
    An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
  • Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
    Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
    Within a matter of weeks, participants placed on the vegan diet outlined by the prophet Daniel experienced improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin levels, insulin resistance, and...
  • 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...
  • The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk
    The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk
    Dairy is considered a major cause of the acne epidemic and other more serious chronic diseases in the Western world due to the "abuse" of the mammalian postnatal signaling system by widespread cow...
  • Say No to Drugs by Saying Yes to More Plants
    Say No to Drugs by Saying Yes to More Plants
    A study of 15,000 American vegetarians suggests their lower chronic disease rates translate into fewer surgeries (including hysterectomies) and medications (including aspirin, sleeping pills,...
  • How to Treat Diabetes
    How to Treat Diabetes
    The American Diabetes Association diet head-to-head against a vegan diet.