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Why are Children Starting Puberty Earlier?

Michael Greger MD | August 15, 2013 | Health

Read More: animal protein, beef, cancer, cheese, chicken, children, dairy, diet, early onset puberty, emphysema, endocrine disrupting chemicals, fish, IGF-1, insulin-like growth factor 1, kids, meat, menstruation, obesity, plant-based diet, premature puberty, puberty, vegan, vegetarian, yogurt

                Early onset of puberty is considered a risk factor for a number of diseases in adulthood, including hormone-related cancers, a shorter lifespan, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease. The conventional thinking has been......

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Biblical Daniel Fast Tested

Michael Greger MD | January 24, 2013 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, Bible, Daniel, diet, disease, EPIC study, inflammation, plant-based diet, poultry, University of Memphis

Researchers recently set out to replicate the "Daniel Fast," the biblical nutrition trial outlined in Daniel 1:8-16. In my last blog post Poultry Paunch, I featured results from the EPIC study, one of the largest studies ever performed. The......

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Treating COPD With Diet

Michael Greger MD | June 7, 2012 | Health

Read More: acai berries, antioxidants, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, cured meats, diet, emphysema, fiber, fruits, heart disease, nitrites, soy, stroke, tea, tobacco, tofu, vegetables

The three top killers in the United States are no longer heart disease, cancer, and stroke. Stroke just moved down to number four. Number three is now COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, meaning respiratory disorders such as emphysema. We......

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Aortic aneurysm prevention: Jeff Green and his aorta

Michael Greger MD | December 27, 2011 | Health

Read More: abdominal aortic aneurysm, aneurysm, aorta, Boston Celtics, cardiovascular disease, diet, fruits, Jeff Green, meat, Mt. Sinai, plant-based diet, prevention, risk, screening, smoking, symptoms, treatment, vegetables

Last week the Boston Celtics announced that forward Jeff Green will miss the 2012 season due to an abdominal aortic aneurysm, set to be operated on next month. Jeff is lucky. An estimated million other Americans have aortic aneurysms,......

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Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 8)

Michael Greger MD | November 12, 2011 | Health

Read More: blood type, calcium, celiac, cinnamon, dairy, diet, drugs, durian, fruits, kidney stone, meat, Methotrexate, orange juice, oxalates, rheumatoid arthritis, salt, sugar, vegetables, water

This is another sampling of the more than 600 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand......

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Join Millions Weighing In On The Forgiveness Diet: Don't Miss This Great Opportunity

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 18, 2011

Read More: diet, forgiveness, happiness, health, lose weight, making money, prosperity, success, vegan

Today, for 24 hours only, when you order this extraordinary, life-changing book, you will receive 150 FREE BONUS GIFTS WORTH THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS from people like myself who have partnered with me on this book launch and believe in the......

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Be Kind to Yourself

Sarah Taylor | September 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: diet, dieting, vegan

I read in a recent blog where the author said she was “feeling like a fraud for struggling to take advice she’d offered in an article.” I can totally relate.  People assume that as a vegan author and speaker I......

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Be Kind to Yourself

Sarah Taylor | September 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: diet, dieting, vegan

I read in a recent blog where the author said she was “feeling like a fraud for struggling to take advice she’d offered in an article.” I can totally relate.  People assume that as a vegan author and speaker I......

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Book Review: THE ENGINE 2 DIET by Rip Esselstyn

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 10, 2011 | Health

Read More: diet, exercise, happiness, health, hope, love, self-empowerment, self-help, well being

Rip Esselstyn, a Texas Firefighter, has developed a "28-Day Save-Your-Life Plan that Lowers Cholesterol and Burns Away the Pounds." It's motto, "Eat More, Lose More, is particularly appealing to me, being someone who is excessively dedicated to food consumption. What......

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Five Actions You Must Take Now for Healthy Eating Success

Janice Stanger, PhD | January 9, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: diet, learning, stages of change, whole foods

Change is a learning process, not unlike mastering reading. You may remember developing your own reading skills, or maybe you've watched a child enjoy their increasing proficiency as they moved from one grade to another. Generally, the student starts......

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Born To Run Review

Ruth Heidrich PhD | May 8, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: diet, Heidrich, runners, Vegan

Born To Run by Christopher McDougall                   Book Review by Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. It's not often that after finishing a book that I immediately want to turn back to Page 1 and start all over again.  Born to Run......

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Confusing Research Findings About Diet and Cancer

Pam Popper PhD | April 11, 2010 | Health

Read More: Diet, Health, National Cancer Institute, Prostate cancer, Research, Vegetable

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published an article online in which researchers reported that eating more servings of fruits and vegetables daily did not significantly reduce the risk of cancer.  Researchers obtained data on 478,478 men and......

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Forks Over Knives

Pam Popper PhD | March 2, 2010 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle, Video

Read More: diet, film, food, health, movies, vegan

Forks Over Knives   I've always said I'm the one of the luckiest people on the planet; I get confirmation of this fact almost every week.  Not only was I lucky enough to be invited to work on and be......

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Losing Weight, Exercise, Stress, and Cardiovascular Risk from an Expert, Dr. Sharon Alger-Mayer. The Best Diet, How Much Exercise, the Hormone Stress Connection, the Best Phytonutrients, and the Healthiest Carbs

The Healthy Librarian | February 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: Diet, Exercise, Phytonutrients, Stress, Weight Loss

"Why is it so hard to to maintain a healthy weight and good eating habits?  It's multi-factorial.  Genetics loads the gun - but the environment pulls the trigger. We are all different  genetically in our hunger and satiety cues--the......