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kidney disease

Dr. Greger covers kidney disease in his full-length presentation, Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death, where he explores the role diet may play in preventing, treating, and even reversing our top 15 killers.

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  • Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets
    Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets
    Pilot studies on treating allergic eczema and severe asthma with dietary interventions have shown remarkable results.
  • Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
  • Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?
    Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?
    Just because something is natural and plant-based doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe. Those who are pregnant, have gallstones, or are susceptible to kidney stones may want to moderate their...
  • Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health
    Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health
    The cardiovascular benefits of plant-based diets may be severely undermined by vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • Eggs and Diabetes
    Eggs and Diabetes
    Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
  • Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
    Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
    The consumption of phosphorus preservatives in junk food and injected into meat may damage blood vessels, accelerate the aging process, and contribute to osteoporosis.
  • Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
  • Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss
    Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss
    The decades-old dogma that the acid-forming quality of animal protein leads to bone loss has been called into question.
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