Over 1,500 Health Topics
Browse Health Topics
Ask the Doctor
Q&A with Dr. Greger
News & Articles
Show some love!
Find out More
Watch videos about sweet potatoes
July 7, 2014
The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes
How does sweet potato baking compare to boiling and steaming and should we eat the skin?
July 4, 2014
Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins
Sweet potatoes are not just one of the healthiest and cheapest sources of nutrition; the predominant protein is a type of protease inhibitor that may have cancer-fighting properties.
April 30, 2014
Cancer Risk From French Fries
The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
November 27, 2013
Cavities and Coronaries: Our Choice
Coronary heart disease, our #1 cause of death, was found to be almost non-existent in a population eating a diet centered around whole plant foods.
December 28, 2012
Preventing Breast Cancer By Any Greens Necessary
Which was associated with lowest breast cancer risk in African-American women? Apples, bananas, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, collard greens, grapefruit, oranges, spinach, tomatoes, or...
December 6, 2012
Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
The disconnect between sweetness sensations coming from our tongue and the lack of a caloric feedback loop in the gut may result in overeating.
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
Page 1 of 2
View All Topics
Are krill oil supplements better than fish oil capsules?
Dairy and ear infections: is there an association?
Does adding baking soda to soaking beans reduce gas?
Is multivitamin use really associated to an increased risk of breast cancer?
Can tea with meals hinder iron absorption?
- All Rights Reserved | In partnership with the
Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation
Terms of Service