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Michael Greger MD

Three Brands of Nutritional Yeast Contain Detectable Lead Levels But the Risk is Minimal

Michael Greger MD | July 30, 2015

Note from Dr. Greger: In short, we found detectable amounts of lead in samples of Frontier, KAL, and Whole Foods brand nutritional yeast,...

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Michael Greger MD

Dioxins Stored in Our Own Fat May Increase Diabetes Risk

Michael Greger MD | July 28, 2015

Finding higher diabetes rates among those heavily exposed to toxic pollutants--such as those exposed to Agent Orange, chemical plant explosions, toxic waste dumps,...

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Michael Greger MD

Why Would Eating Fish Increase Diabetes Risk?

Michael Greger MD | July 23, 2015

In the past two years, six separate meta-analyses have been published on the relationship between fish consumption and type 2 diabetes. The whole...

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Michael Greger MD

Why Deep Fried Foods May Cause Cancer

Michael Greger MD | July 21, 2015

In the latest study on dietary patterns and breast cancer risk among women, healthier eating was associated with eliminating three-quarters of the odds...

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Janice Stanger, PhD

Three Surprising Benefits of Whole Grains

Janice Stanger, PhD | July 19, 2015

Whole Grains Are Healthy -And That Includes Whole Grain Bread Whole grains have an image problem. Pervasive media stories and nutrition books warn that...

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Michael Greger MD

Do Cholesterol Statin Drugs Cause Breast Cancer?

Michael Greger MD | July 16, 2015

What does breast cancer have to do with cholesterol? There are many potential mechanisms by which cholesterol boosts breast cancer growth. For example,...

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Michael Greger MD

Breast Cancer Cells Feed on Cholesterol

Michael Greger MD | July 14, 2015

One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. There are a number of compounds in plant foods...

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Michael Greger MD

Using Diet to Treat Asthma and Eczema

Michael Greger MD | July 9, 2015

I previously discussed the power of fruits and vegetables to help prevent and treat asthma and allergies. If adding a few more servings...

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Michael Greger MD

Treating Asthma With Plants vs. Pills

Michael Greger MD | July 7, 2015

In my video Treating Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables, I highlighted a landmark study on manipulating antioxidant intake in asthma. The study found...

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