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November 1, 2013
Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if we do used canned, should we drain them or not?
October 23, 2013
Nutrient-Dense Approach to Weight Management
Americans eating meat-free diets average higher intakes of nearly every nutrient, while maintaining a lower body weight, perhaps due in part to their higher resting metabolic rates.
October 4, 2013
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...
December 21, 2012
Potassium and Autoimmune Disease
Plant-based diets appear to decrease inflammation via a variety of mechanisms, including boosting our adrenal gland function due to the consumption of potassium rich foods.
December 20, 2012
Preventing Strokes with Diet
Increasing the intake of potassium-rich foods is associated with a significantly lower stroke risk.
December 19, 2012
98% of American Diets Potassium Deficient
Less than 2% of Americans achieve even the recommended minimum adequate intake of potassium due primarily to inadequate plant food intake.
November 15, 2012
Gerson Therapy for Cancer
Gerson Therapy is a largely diet-based alternative treatment for cancer. What have 65 years of medical research concluded about its efficacy and safety?
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...
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