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Four Ways to Improve on the Mediterranean Diet

Michael Greger MD | January 19, 2017

The traditional Mediterranean diet can be considered mainly, but not exclusively, as a plant-based diet, and certainly not a whole foods, plant-based diet....

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What Do All the Blue Zones Have in Common?

Michael Greger MD | January 17, 2017

What accounts for the benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet? An anatomy of health effects was published, and the single most important component was...

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Confessions from a Former Big Pharma Rep - Vanessa's Journey from Pill Pusher to Plant-Based Healer

Dustin Rudolph, PharmD | January 16, 2017

It's not everyday you meet an NFL cheerleader, unless you're a professional football player. It's even more rare that you meet an NFL cheerleader...

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The Two Most Active Ingredients of the Mediterranean Diet

Michael Greger MD | January 12, 2017

Olives and nuts are plant foods, and as such, are packed with antioxidants, raising the antioxidant level of our bloodstream resulting in lower...

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Benefits of Nuts for Stroke Prevention

Michael Greger MD | January 10, 2017

In the PREDIMED study, from the Spanish "PREvencio ́n con DIeta MEDiterranea," a whopping 7,447 patients were randomized into three groups. These were...

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The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

Michael Greger MD | January 3, 2017

Recent studies have shown that higher Mediterranean diet adherence scores are associated with a significant reduction of the risk of death, heart disease,...

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Dr. Greger's New DVD Now Streaming

Michael Greger MD | December 29, 2016

Thank you for your incredible support! We blew the top off of our donation drive carrot in less than a week! Thank you...

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What's the Mediterranean Diet's Secret?

Michael Greger MD | December 22, 2016

The Mediterranean Diet is an "in" topic nowadays in both the medical literature and the lay media. As one researcher put it, "Uncritical...

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Striving for Alkaline Pee and Acidic Poo

Michael Greger MD | December 20, 2016

More than 30 years ago, an idea was put forward that high colonic pH promoted colorectal cancer. A high colonic pH may promote...

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