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November 23, 2012
Side-Effect of Fenugreek Consumption
Fenugreek seeds may protect against cancer and improve muscle mass, but they can make your armpits smell like maple syrup.
November 14, 2012
Plant-Based Bioidentical Hormones
Do compounded bio-identical hormones for menopause carry the same risks as conventional hormone replacement drugs such as Premarin?
October 19, 2012
Saffron vs. Prozac
A head-to-head test of the spice saffron versus Prozac for the treatment of clinical depression.
September 21, 2012
Prostate vs. Plants
All men should consider eating a prostate-healthy diet, which includes legumes (beans, peas, lentils, soy); certain vegetables (like garlic and onions); certain seeds (flax seeds); and the avoidance..
August 9, 2012
Diet Versus Drugs for High Cholesterol
Though official recommendations are to first treat high cholesterol with dietary change, many physicians jump right to cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins that can have an array of..
August 2, 2012
The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin
Tryptophan is the precursor to the "happiness hormone" serotonin, so why not take tryptophan supplements to improve mood and relieve symptoms of depression?
August 1, 2012
Human Neurotransmitters in Plants
The consumption of certain fruits is suggested as a potential treatment for depression given the presence of psychoactive neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and melatonin in many plant..
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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