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Are the Benefits of Organic Food Underrated or Overrated?

Michael Greger MD | April 27, 2017

Pesticides have been classified as probable carcinogens for 25 years. Different pesticides have been associated with different cancers through a variety of mechanisms,...

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What Are the Benefits of Organic?

Michael Greger MD | April 25, 2017

The medical literature has been historically hostile to organic foods, blaming in part erroneous information supplied by the health food movement for our...

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The Best Way to Wash Fruit and Vegetables

Michael Greger MD | April 20, 2017

How might we reduce our exposure to pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables? What about staying away from imported produce? Well, it turns...

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The Food Safety Risk of Organic versus Conventional

Michael Greger MD | April 18, 2017

The stated principles of organic agriculture are "health, ecology, fairness, and care," but if you ask people why they buy organic, the strongest...

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Dangers of Detox Diets - And How to Avoid Them

Janice Stanger, PhD | April 16, 2017

Is "Spring Cleaning" Your Body Ever a Good Idea? The idea of detoxifying your body may be appealing, and heaps of commercial products crowd...

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Organic versus Conventional: Which has More Nutrients?

Michael Greger MD | April 14, 2017

Are organic foods safer and healthier than conventional alternatives? Those are two separate questions. Some consumers are interested in getting more nutrients; others...

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What Animal Protein Does in Your Colon

Michael Greger MD | April 11, 2017

There's a take-off of the industry slogan, "Beef: It's What's For Dinner" - "Beef: It's What's Rotting in Your Colon." I saw this...

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High Blood Pressure: Normal but Not Natural

Michael Greger MD | April 6, 2017

The most comprehensive and systematic analysis of causes of death ever undertaken allows us to answer questions like, how many lives could we...

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NutritionFacts.org Gets a Makeover

Michael Greger MD | April 4, 2017

New Features With More on the Way Notice anything different? NutritionFacts.org just got a major redesign! The site was looking SO 2014, but...

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