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August 5, 2013
Infant Seizures Linked to Mother’s Spirulina Use
Contamination of spirulina supplements with toxins from blue-green algae raises safety concerns.
August 2, 2013
Safety of Noni and Mangosteen Juice
Multilevel marketing companies accused of using exaggeration and pseudoscience to promote potentially dangerous products such as Metabolife and Hydroxycut by designing studies that appear to...
July 29, 2013
Dietary Treatment for Painful Menstrual Periods
Women suffering with dysmenorrhea who switch to a plant-based diet experience significant relief in menstrual pain intensity and duration.
July 26, 2013
Cayenne Pepper for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Indigestion
Chronic red pepper powder ingestion may be an effective treatment for IBS and chronic dyspepsia (indigestion), both of which can arise from food poisoning.
July 22, 2013
Tart Cherries for Insomnia
The melatonin content in certain plant foods such as almonds, raspberries and goji berries may explain the improvement in sleep quality associated with tart cherry consumption.
July 17, 2013
Fighting the Blues With Greens?
Natural monoamine oxidase enzyme inhibitors in fruits and vegetables may help explain the improvement in mood associated with switching to a plant-based diet.
July 15, 2013
More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect...
June 26, 2013
Reducing Radiation Damage With Ginger & Lemon Balm
A component of cooked ginger root protects human white blood cells in vitro against radiation-induced genetic damage, and lemonbalm tea appears to protect radiology staff against radiation-induced...
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