Doctor's Note

For some of the latest videos on raisins:
Garlic and Raisins to Prevent Premature Birth
Raisins vs. Jelly Beans for Athletic Performance
Better Than Goji Berries
Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health

Please feel free to post any ask-the-doctor type questions here in the comments section and I’d be happy to try to answer them. And check out the other videos on antioxidants. Also, there are 1,449 other subjects covered in the rest of my videos--please feel free to explore them as well!

For more context, check out my associated blog posts: Stool Size and Breast Cancer Risk and Amla: Indian gooseberries vs. cancer, diabetes, and cholesterol.

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  • Michael Greger M.D.

    Please feel free to post any ask-the-doctor type questions here in the comments section and I’d be happy to try to answer them. And check out the other videos on antioxidants. Also, there are 1,449 other subjects covered in the rest of my videos–please feel free to explore them as well!

  • http://www.giftsfilms.com galianoandometepe

    Aren’t currants made from, well, currants (ie. some sort of Ribes)? I always thought (apparently mistakenly) that they were.

  • Crider

    Zante currants also taste the best, too. Wikipedia says this cultivar is so old, that Pliny the Elder wrote about it in 75 AD. Comes from the island of Zakynthos. If you ever find them fresh, buy them!

  • http://metalrhino.com/ Scott

    I found this article which nicely describes the difference between raisins, currants (actually a type of raisin) and black currants. I have nothing to do with the site, just thought I’d post that for info.