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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..
May 30, 2012
Which Brand of Tuna Has the Most Mercury?
In a survey of three national brands of tuna in the United States, most cans exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s safety level for human consumption.
May 21, 2012
Preventing Cataracts with Diet
Risk of developing cataracts was compared in meateaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans.
May 18, 2012
Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
The risk of glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, appears to be dramatically reduced by kale or collard greens consumption, thanks to the phytonutrient pigments lutein and zeaxanthin.
May 17, 2012
Preventing Macular Degeneration with Diet
A healthy diet may not only prevent the complications of diabetes, but also reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, another common cause of blindness.
September 2, 2011
Egg Industry Blind Spot
To help deflect criticism from the cholesterol content of their product, the egg industry touts the benefits of two phytonutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin, that have indeed been shown to be..
May 25, 2011
Is Licorice Good For You?
The safe upper limit of licorice consumption and why pregnant women may be at particularly high risk.
October 7, 2010
Algae-Based DHA vs. Flax
Everyone should consider taking plant-based (yeast- or algae-derived) long chain omega-3 fatty acid (DHA/EPA) supplements.
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