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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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    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.
  • Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
    Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
    The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the vapors released from cooking meat may be hazardous for fetal development and increase the risk of cancer.
  • Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
    Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
    Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
  • 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...
  • Boosting Immunity Through Diet
    Boosting Immunity Through Diet
    Inadequate fruit and vegetable intake may help explain the loss of immune function associated with aging that is linked to an increased risk of dying from pneumonia and influenza.
  • Treating COPD With Diet
    Treating COPD With Diet
    Dietary interventions, including increasing fruit and vegetable intake and decreasing meat intake, may not only help slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but may actually...
  • Preventing COPD With Diet
    Preventing COPD With Diet
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is now the third leading cause of death. The good news is that in addition to smoking cessation there are dietary interventions that can help prevent COPD.
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