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lung disease

Dr. Greger covers lung 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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Watch videos about lung disease

  • Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
    Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
    A study involving more than a million kids suggests the striking worldwide variation in childhood rates of allergies, asthma, and eczema is related to diet.
  • Nuts May Help Prevent Death
    Nuts May Help Prevent Death
    Just a few small servings of nuts a week may increase our lifespan and lower cancer risk.
  • Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors
    Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors
    Foods of animal origin (especially fish) appear to be the most important source of human exposure to industrial pollutants such as alkylphenol xenoestrogens.
  • Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction
    Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction
    Methionine restriction—best achieved through a plant-based diet—may prove to have a major impact on patients with cancer because unlike normal tissues, many human tumors require the amino acid...
  • Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
    Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
    Cancer-causing viruses in poultry may explain increased risks of death from liver and pancreatic cancers.
  • Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
    Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
    The artificial butter flavoring diacetyl has been linked not only to deaths of workers handling the chemical, but also to serious lung disease in consumers of microwave popcorn.
  • 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.
  • Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
    Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
    Sharing one's home with a cat or dog may decrease the risk of infectious diseases in children, including ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and gastroenteritis.
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