Health & Nutrition

Salt Is Put to the Test

From a medical journal editor: “Like any group with vested interests, the food industry resists regulation. Faced with a growing scientific consensus that salt increases blood pressure…major food manufacturers have adopted desperate measures to try to stop governments from recommending...
Health & Nutrition

How to Prevent Heart Disease in the Womb

The strategy of trying to prevent heart disease risk in childhood has been described as radical, but is the concept really so radical? What truly would be radical would be to adopt this concept and actually do something about our...
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The Spice Proven to Benefit Prediabetes

In my video Turmeric Curcumin for Prediabetes, I talk about “Curcumin extract for prevention of type 2 diabetes,” an extraordinary study published in the journal of the American Diabetes Association. In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of folks diagnosed with...
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Dr. Greger Updates His Stance on Coffee

Have you wanted to get healthier menus in your local schools, hospitals, or other institutions but didn't know where to start? Now you can use Balanced’s new resources to lead healthy-menu campaigns where you live. Balanced is the nonprofit public...
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Does Vitamin C Help with Terminal Cancer?

Studies in the 1970s showed an extraordinary survival gain in terminal cancer patients with vitamin C, a “simple and relatively nontoxic therapy.” It’s no wonder it got a lot of attention, especially when reported by a world-renowned scientist, Linus Pauling....
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How to Lose Weight Eating More Food

What happens if you add fruit to your regular diet, eating three apples or pears as between-meal-snacks every day? I explore this in my video Eating More to Weigh Less, which I titled as a nod to Dr. Dean Ornish’s...
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Foods with Negative Calories

What are some dietary strategies for the prevention and treatment of obesity? Large portion sizes are often targeted, so restriction of portion size is an important element of many diet programs. But it’s hard to get people to eat less...
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Where to Buy Tea Low in Lead

China burns about half of the world’s coal, spewing heavy metals such as mercury and lead into the atmosphere that affect the development of neighboring children. What if you don’t live in China or eat anything produced there? You could...
Health & Nutrition

Another new job opening at NutritionFacts.org

Spanish Language Site We launched our Spanish language NutritionFacts.org and social media pages almost one year ago, and since then we have reached tens of thousands more people around the world. Now people can simply go to NutritionFacts.org/es and find our videos,...

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