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Michael Greger MD

Ciguatera Poisoning & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Michael Greger MD | September 22, 2016

Ciguatera is one of the most common forms of food poisoning, which occurs after the consumption of fish contaminated with neurotoxins produced by...

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Michael Greger MD

How to Mitigate and Prevent Crohn's Disease with Diet

Michael Greger MD | September 20, 2016

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body...

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Michael Greger MD

Should Pregnant Women Drink Cow's Milk?

Michael Greger MD | September 15, 2016

Foods of animal origin in general naturally contain hormones, but cow's milk may be of particular concern. The hormones naturally found even in...

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Michael Greger MD

Estrogen in Meat, Dairy, and Eggs

Michael Greger MD | September 13, 2016

Estrogen hormones can be thousands of times more estrogenic than typical endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Dietary exposure to natural sex steroids (in meat, dairy, and...

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Janice Stanger, PhD

Vitamin A Toxicity: A Little-Known Danger in Animal Foods

Janice Stanger, PhD | September 8, 2016

Too Much Vitamin A Can Lead to Weak Bones and Fractures Vitamin A is essential for proper vision, allowing new cells to form, and...

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Michael Greger MD

What to Eat to Protect Against Kidney Cancer

Michael Greger MD | September 8, 2016

58,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer every year, and 13,000 die. And the numbers have been going up. Approximately 4 percent of...

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Michael Greger MD

Paleo Diet May Undermine Benefit of CrossFit Exercise

Michael Greger MD | September 6, 2016

Much of the low-carb and paleo reasoning revolves around insulin. To quote a paleo blogger, "carbohydrates increase insulin, the root of all evil...

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Michael Greger MD

Side-Effects of Aspartame on the Brain

Michael Greger MD | September 1, 2016

The National Institutes of Health AARP study of hundreds of thousands of Americans followed for years found that frequent consumption of sweetened beverages,...

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Michael Greger MD

Chicken Big: The Correlation Between Poultry and Obesity

Michael Greger MD | August 30, 2016

Vegetarians have considerably lower obesity rates compared to meat-eaters, but why? Is it because they're not eating meat or because they're eating more...

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