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Michael Greger MD

Improving Employee Diets Could Save Companies Millions

Michael Greger MD | December 1, 2016

The food, alcohol, and tobacco industries have been blamed for "manufacturing epidemics" of chronic disease, but they're just trying to sell more product...

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Get a 2017 Daily Dozen Recipe Calendar

Michael Greger MD | November 29, 2016

Today is #GivingTuesday, kicking off the charitable season with a celebration of giving and philanthropy. To commemorate it this year, we've created a...

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Lipotoxicity: How Saturated Fat Raises Blood Sugar

Michael Greger MD | November 24, 2016

The reason those eating plant-based diets have less fat buildup in their muscle cells and less insulin resistance may be because saturated fats...

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How a Low-Carb Diet is Metabolically Like Being Obese

Michael Greger MD | November 22, 2016

Free fatty acids (meaning fat circulating in the bloodstream not packaged into triglycerides) result in inflammation, toxic fat breakdown products, and oxidative stress,...

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Fat is the Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

Michael Greger MD | November 17, 2016

Studies dating back nearly a century noted a striking finding: If you take young, healthy people and split them up into two groups--half...

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The Natural Human Diet

Michael Greger MD | November 15, 2016

Our epidemics of dietary disease have prompted a great deal of research into what humans are meant to eat for optimal health. In...

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Medical Care: The Third Leading Cause of Death

Michael Greger MD | November 10, 2016

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, but a pound isn't that heavy. Why change our diet and lifestyle when...

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How Well Do Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Actually Work?

Michael Greger MD | November 8, 2016

One of the reasons people may undervalue diet and lifestyle changes is an overconfidence in the ability of pills and procedures to prevent...

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Flax Seeds Can Have Profound Effect on Hypertension

Michael Greger MD | November 1, 2016

A recent article in the journal, Meat Science, acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental...

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