Cholesterol is a vital component of our cells, which is why our body makes all that we need…until our diet gets in the way.
Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger
Have you ever wondered if there’s a natural way to lower your high blood pressure, guard against Alzheimer's, lose weight, and feel better? Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, founder of NutritionFacts.org, and author of the instant New York Times bestseller “How Not to Die” celebrates evidence-based nutrition to add years to our life and life to our years.
Did you know that some say that lectins – a substance found in beans – can do your body harm? Here are the facts.
Recent studies support several strategies for getting children to eat healthier foods in social settings and at home.
Of the many factors that go into maintaining a healthy body weight, one that we have control over is our diet. How may diet affect weight?
We all know the feeling – low energy, fighting to keep our eyes open, and experiencing this ebb day in and day out. Today we explore the topic of fatigue.
On today’s show, we take a close look at coconut oil, the fat in coconut milk. Should we eat it or avoid it? Let’s see what the science says.
Today we discuss three topics that may affect the quality of life for women throughout their lifetimes: pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome, and bacterial vaginosis.
Prostate cancer is the most common internal cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death for American men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Tune in to hear how lifestyle habits appear to be important in both preventing and treating prostate cancer.
A lot of junk food comes loaded with trans fats which may raise our bad “LDL” cholesterol when consumed in nearly any quantity. In today’s episode, I talk about trans fat oil bans, as well as our primary sources of this substance.
Açai berries are touted for their antioxidant power. Today we look at what the science says about this so-called “superfood.”
Today we bring back the nutrition facts grab bag with the latest news on a whole variety of topics: Vitamin D supplements for treating fibromyalgia, the optimal white blood cell count, and autoimmune disease hidradenitis-suppurativa.
Even at low-level exposure, arsenic is not just a known human carcinogen, but it may impair our immune function and increase our risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Here’s a story about the effects of too much arsenic in the diet.