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  • Protein and Heart Disease
    Protein and Heart Disease
    Why is the intake of animal protein associated with heart disease--even independent of saturated fat—and the intake of plant protein protective?
  • Paleolithic Lessons
    Paleolithic Lessons
    An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
  • Too Much Soy May Neutralize Benefits
    Too Much Soy May Neutralize Benefits
    Vegans consuming 7-18 servings of soy foods a day may end up with circulating IGF-1 levels comparable to those who eat meat.
  • Animalistic Plant Proteins
    Animalistic Plant Proteins
    While animal proteins increase levels of the cancer-promoting growth hormone IGF-1, and most plant proteins bring levels down, "high quality" plant proteins such as soy may not significantly affect...
  • Some Prostates Are Larger than Others
    Some Prostates Are Larger than Others
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH—an enlarged prostate gland—affects 80% of older men, but like many other Western chronic diseases it appears to be a consequence of our diet.
  • 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...
  • Plant-Based Atkins Diet
    Plant-Based Atkins Diet
    Harvard study found that men and women eating low carb diets live significantly shorter lives, but what about the "eco-Atkins diet," a plant-based low carbohydrate diet?
  • Meat Hormones & Female Infertility
    Meat Hormones & Female Infertility
    What is behind the purported link between poultry consumption and anovulatory infertility?
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