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  • Is It the Diet, the Exercise, or Both?
    Is It the Diet, the Exercise, or Both?
    Whose blood is better at killing cancer cells? People who eat a standard diet and exercise strenuously or those who eat a plant-based diet and just exercise moderately?
  • Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay
    Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay
    Two weeks on a plant-based diet appears to significantly enhance cancer defenses against breast cancer and colon cancer cells. The blood of those eating a vegan diet for a year suppresses cancer cell...
  • Optimal Phytosterol Dose
    Optimal Phytosterol Dose
    Those eating plant-based diets get the most phytosterols, but there is still room for improvement to maximize cholesterol reduction.
  • Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
    Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
    Despite promising autopsy and population data suggesting that inadequate magnesium intake is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death, it wasn't until recently that this was demonstrated in prospective...
  • 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...
  • Preventing Kidney Failure Through Diet
    Preventing Kidney Failure Through Diet
    Given how vascular our kidneys are, it should comes as no surprise that animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol are associated with declining kidney function (microalbuminurea—loss of protein...
  • Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxemia
    Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxemia
    The high bacteria load in raw or cooked animal foods and fermented foods may trigger an endotoxemic surge of inflammation that may be exacerbated by the presence of saturated animal fat.
  • SAD States: Standard American Diet State-By-State Comparison
    SAD States: Standard American Diet State-By-State Comparison
    The Standard American Diet is worsening and falls far from the CDC goals for minimal fruit and vegetable intake, with some states doing worse than others.
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