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Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise

The endothelium is the inner lining of our blood vessels. Laid end-to-end, endothelial cells from a single human would wrap more than four times around the world. And it’s not just an inert layer; it’s highly metabolically active. I’ve talked...
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Dr. Greger on Avocados and Lectins

My new DVD starts streaming today  My new DVD is out today and is available as a streaming video so you can start watching it immediately. In this new volume, I take on guacamole and explore the best foods for autism, fibroids,...
The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss
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The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss

By our seventies, one in five of us will suffer from cognitive impairment. Within five years, half of those cognitively impaired will progress to dementia and death. The earlier we can slow or stop this process, the better. Although an...
Comparing Pollutant Levels Between Different Diets
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Comparing Pollutant Levels Between Different Diets

The results of the CHAMACOS (Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas) study were published recently. This study of a California birth cohort investigated the relationship between exposure to flame retardant chemical pollutants in pregnancy and...
A Dietary Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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A Dietary Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, episodic intestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. It affects 1 in 7 Americans, although most go undiagnosed. IBS can have a substantial impact on well-being and health, but doctors...
Reversing Diabetic Blindness with Diet
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Reversing Diabetic Blindness with Diet

Though many reported feeling better on Dr. Walter Kempner’s rice and fruit diet, he refused to accept such anecdotal evidence as proof of success. He wanted objective measurements. The most famous were his “eyegrounds photographs,” taken with a special camera...
Optimal Bowel Movement Position
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Optimal Bowel Movement Position

Compared to rural African populations eating traditional plant-based diets, white South Africans and black and white Americans have more than 50 times more heart disease, 10 times more colon cancer, more than 50 times more gallstones and appendicitis, and more...
Optimal Bowel Movement Frequency
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Optimal Bowel Movement Frequency

Lasting for 3,000 years, ancient Egypt was one of the greatest ancient civilizations—with a vastly underestimated knowledge of medicine. They even had medical subspecialties. The pharaohs, for example, had access to dedicated physicians to be “guardian[s] of the royal bowel...

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