Hospitals Profit on Junk Food
Why is hospital food so unhealthy?
Why is hospital food so unhealthy?
Studies on green exercising, the value of greenspaces, or even just viewing trees outside the window on surgery recovery.
Those on a healthy plant-based diet with elevated homocysteine levels despite taking sufficient vitamin B12 may want to consider taking a gram a day of contaminant-free creatine.
Could the apparent increased stroke risk in vegetarians be reverse causation? And what about vegetarians versus vegans?
Are there immune-boosting foods we should be eating?
The common explanations for the cause of the obesity epidemic put forward by the food industry and policymakers, such as inactivity or a lack of willpower, are not only wrong, but actively harmful fallacies.
The effect of fasting to lower blood pressure compared to medications, cutting down on alcohol, meat and salt, eating more fruits and vegetables, or eating completely plant-based.
Natural approaches to lowering high blood pressure can work better than drugs because you’re treating the underlying cause, and can end up having only good side effects.
Are the apparent adverse effects of heavy cannabis use on bone just due to users being skinnier?
Randomized, controlled trials of phototherapy (morning bright light) for weight loss.
What shift workers can do to moderate the adverse effects of circadian rhythm disruption.
Breakthroughs in the field of chronobiology—the study of our circadian rhythms—help solve the mystery of the missing morning calories in breakfast studies.
17 ingredients to an ideal weight-loss diet and the 21 tweaks to accelerate the further loss of excess body fat.
In this live presentation, Dr. Greger offers a sneak peek into his book How Not to Diet.
Does every-other-day-eating prevent the metabolic slowing that accompanies weight loss or improve compliance over constant day-to-day calorie restriction?
How to preserve bone and mass on a low calorie diet.
Losing a pound of fat can take as few as 10 calories a day or as many as 55, depending on whether you’re improving food quality or just restricting food quantity.
Understanding the metabolic and behavioral adaptations that slow weight loss.
Ketogenic diets found to undermine exercise efforts and lead to muscle shrinkage and bone loss.
Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials on berries and the first clinical study on the effects of berries on arthritis.
Genetic differences in caffeine metabolism may explain the Jekyll and Hyde effects of coffee.
Randomized controlled trials put plant-based eating to the test for athletic performance.
Meat-eating athletes are put to the test against veg athletes and even sedentary plant-eaters in feats of endurance.
Comparing the diets of the Roman gladiator “barley men” and army troopers to the modern Spartans of today.
Cocoa and nitrite-rich vegetables, such as green leafies and beets, are put to the test for cognitive function.
How much does sweating via sauna or exercise get rid of lead and mercury?
The effects of Red Bull and Monster brand energy drinks on artery function and athletic performance.
Ground ginger powder is put to the test for weight loss and NAFLD, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
There have been at least eight randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of ginger for pain.
Do legumes—beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils—work only to prevent disease, or can they help treat and reverse it as well?
What happened when researchers tried to tease out what’s in dairy that interferes with the health benefits of berries and tea?
What are the effects of spinach and berries on oxidative stress, inflammation, and muscle soreness in athletes?
Commercial influences may have corrupted the American College of Sports Medicine’s hydration guidelines.
Coconut water is tested head-to-head against plain water and sports drinks in athletes.
What would happen if you effectively randomized people at birth to drink more or less alcohol their whole lives? Would they get more or less heart disease?
In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of everything I try to fit into my daily routine.
Are the health benefits associated with apple consumption simply due to other healthy behaviors among apple-eaters?
What does a review of the evidence on the effects of coconut oil on weight loss and belly fat find?
How might we improve immune function in children and adults under physical or psychological stress?
Dr. Greger blends up a vegetable smoothie inspired by a recipe in his How Not to Die Cookbook.