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Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger

Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM

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Have you ever wondered if there’s a natural way to lower your high blood pressure, guard against Alzheimers, lose weight, and feel better? Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, founder of NutritionFacts.org, and author of the ins...Show More
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20:56 | Aug 29th

Today Dr. Greger is interviewed by the nutritionist Tino of the Bananiac podcast. This episode features audio from Dr. Greger’s Interview with Tino from Bananiac

15:33 | Aug 22nd

That feeling in your bones? Today we examine which foods can help with joint health. This episode features audio from Berries for Inflammation & Osteoarthritis Treatment, Ginger for Osteoarthritis, and Benefits of Cabbage Leaves on the Knee for Oste...Show More
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14:21 | Aug 15th

Hat’s off to the compounds that help defend our cells from damage. This episode features audio from Antioxidants and Depression, The Antioxidant Effects of Açai vs. Apples, and Food Antioxidants and Cancer. Visit the video pages for all sources and ...Show More

22:00 | Aug 8th

Don’t reach for that stick of butter anytime soon. This episode features audio from Is Butter Really Back? What the Science Says, Lipotoxicity: How Saturated Fat Raises Blood Sugar, and The Saturated Fat Studies: Set Up to Fail. Visit the video page...Show More

18:12 | Aug 1st

Today we explore cooking to live longer, the health benefits of coffee, and pesticides in Marijuana.  This episode features audio from Cooking to Live Longer, Do the Health Benefits of Coffee Apply to Everyone?, and Pesticides in Marijuana. Visit th...Show More

13:24 | Jul 25th

The star of our show today is a multi-talented fruit. This episode features audio from Blueberries for a Diabetic Diet and DNA Repair, Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain, and Benefits of Blueberries for Artery Function. Visit the video pages for ...Show More

15:01 | Jul 18th

Today we look at the best way to live healthier into old age. This episode features audio from Why Do We Age?, Longer Life Within Walking Distance, and Brain-Healthy Foods to Fight Aging. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes rela...Show More

14:37 | Jul 11th

What happens when industry and facts collide. This episode features audio from Sugar Industry Attempts to Manipulate the Science, Big Sugar Takes on the World Health Organization, and Food Industry-Funded Research Bias. Visit the video pages for all...Show More

09:20 | Jul 4th

They’re green, they’re mushy and they’re loaded with goodness. This episode features audio from Are Avocados Healthy?, Are Avocados Good for Your Cholesterol?, and The Effects of Avocados and Red Wine on Meal-Induced Inflammation. Visit the video pa...Show More

16:55 | Jun 27th

The traditional appeal of dairy gets a closer look. This episode features audio from Is Milk Good for Our Bones?, Dairy and Cancer, and How the Dairy Industry Designs Misleading Studies. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes relat...Show More

16:18 | Jun 20th

What is orthorexia?  If you follow a healthy diet, you could be described as an orthorexic. This episode features audio from Is Orthorexia a Real Eating Disorder?, Orthorexia Nervosa Symptoms, and The Orthorexia Nervosa Test. Visit the video pages f...Show More

15:18 | Jun 13th

Microplastics are everywhere.  In fact, you may be eating or drinking them right now.  This episode features audio from Microplastic Contamination and Seafood Safety, Are Microplastics in Seafood a Cancer Risk?, and How Much Microplastic Is Found in...Show More

30:11 | Jun 6th

Today I share with you a chat I had with actress Gianna Simone on a wide variety of nutrition topics. This episode features audio from Dr. Greger’s Interview with Gianna Simone. Visit the video page for the doctor's notes related to this podcast.

15:44 | May 30th

On the docket today: cell phone radiation, marijuana edibles, and a study that reveals who has the healthiest thoughts and habits about food.  This episode features audio from Do Mobile Phones Affect Sleep?, Are Vegetarians at Risk for Eating Disord...Show More

08:45 | May 23rd

Today we begin the first in an occasional series – highlighting one healthy food with demonstrable health benefit. This episode features audio from Walnuts and Artery Function, Black vs. English Walnuts, and Nuts May Help Prevent Death. Visit the vi...Show More

13:40 | May 16th

Infertility is a common condition. Today we look at dietary issues that may impact it.  This episode features audio from Meat Hormones and Female Infertility, The Role of Diet in Declining Sperm Counts, and How to Treat Endometriosis with Seaweed. V...Show More

15:51 | May 9th

It controls your metabolism, produces hormones, regulates your body temperature. So what can we do to keep it healthy? This episode features audio from Seeing Red No. 3: Coloring to Dye For, Yersinia in Pork, and Iodine Supplements Before, During, a...Show More

12:39 | May 2nd

Today we find out how plant-based diets may help prevent oral disease, such as gum disease.  This episode features audio from Plant-Based Diets: Oral Health, Best Food for Periodontal Disease and Gingivitis, and Childhood Tea Drinking May Increase F...Show More

13:41 | Apr 25th

Got an achy back? Time to take a closer look at your diet. This episode features audio from Back in Circulation: Sciatica and Cholesterol, Ground Ginger to Reduce Muscle Pain, and Cholesterol and Lower Back Pain. Visit the video pages for all source...Show More

16:58 | Apr 18th

Today we look at the best way to treat arthritis – and manage the inflammation that causes it. This episode features audio from Ginger for Osteoarthritis, Turmeric Curcumin and Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Why Do Plant-Based Diets Help Rheumatoid Arthr...Show More

21:01 | Apr 11th

Which foods help mitigate the risk of breast cancer? Let’s find out what the science says.  This episode features audio from Eggs and Breast Cancer, Oxidized Cholesterol 27HC May Explain 3 Breast Cancer Mysteries, and Antiperspirants and Breast Canc...Show More

17:59 | Apr 4th

Today we look at research that shows the effects of certain foods and nutrients on mental illness. This episode features audio from Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Depression, Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity, and Are Happier People A...Show More

11:18 | Mar 28th

There are ways to limit the DNA damage that occurs in our bodies everyday. Here’s how. This episode features audio from Which Fruits & Vegetables Boost DNA Repair?, Spicing Up DNA Protection, and Kiwifruit & DNA Repair. Visit the video pages for all...Show More

14:06 | Mar 21st

Today we discover the therapeutic effect of wonderful smelling herbs, flowers, and fruit.  This episode features audio from Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety, and Peppermint Aromatherapy for Nausea. Visit the...Show More

18:30 | Mar 14th

Today’s stories bring you the facts on the use of ginger for obesity, whether or not sweating helps us get rid of lead and mercury in our bodies, and a study comparing the merits of Kosher and organic chicken.  This episode features audio from What ...Show More

13:25 | Mar 7th

Don’t like getting sick?  Here are some ways to avoid it through our diets This episode features audio from Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?, How to Boost Your Immune System with Wakame Seaweed, and Are Happier People Actually Healthier?....Show More

16:02 | Feb 28th

From Roman Gladiators to vegetarians and meat eaters – today we discover how diet can affect our strength and endurance.  This episode features audio from The Gladiator Diet: How Vegetarian Athletes Stack Up, The First Studies on Vegetarian Athletes...Show More

17:06 | Feb 21st

Today I share with you the tracking system for making sure you eat a variety of the healthiest foods every day.    This episode features audio from Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Checklist and Dining by Traffic Light: Green Is for Go, Red Is for Stop. Vis...Show More

11:17 | Feb 14th

Today we explore some alternative ways to deal with indigestion.  This episode features audio from The Best Diet for Upset Stomach and Are Acid-Blocking Drugs Safe?. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes related to this podcast.

14:09 | Feb 7th

A surprising percentage of our children experience health problems due to poor diet.  This episode features audio from Heart Disease Starts in Childhood and How to Prevent Prediabetes in Children. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's n...Show More

13:27 | Jan 31st

Today we look at what some recent studies tell us about the nutritional impact of cheese. This episode features audio from Is Cheese Really Bad for You?, Is Cheese Healthy? Compared to What?, and How the Dairy Industry Designs Misleading Studies. Vi...Show More

16:01 | Jan 24th

Are you smart enough to keep your brain healthy?  Here are some helpful tips.  This episode features audio from Do Lutein Supplements Help with Brain Function?, Benefits of Rosemary for Brain Function, and How to Slow Brain-Aging by Two Years. Visit...Show More

12:05 | Jan 17th

It’s the original counterculture diet.  But is the macrobiotic diet healthy? This episode features audio from Pros and Cons of a Macrobiotic Diet and Benefits of a Macrobiotic Diet for Diabetes. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's not...Show More

15:00 | Jan 10th

Our grab bag of facts today includes adding milk to your coffee, the best food for late pregnancy, and the benefits of blueberries.  This episode features audio from Does Adding Milk Block the Benefits of Coffee?, Best Food for Late Pregnancy, and B...Show More

14:47 | Jan 3rd

Why is fiber so important, and are you getting enough? This episode features audio from The Five to One Fiber Rule, Is the Fiber Theory Wrong?, and Does Fiber Really Prevent Diverticulosis?. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes r...Show More

14:46 | Dec 27th, 2018

New research on a leading cause of death in the United States. This episode features audio from Should We All Get Colonoscopies Starting at Age 50?, What to Take Before a Colonoscopy, and Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery. Visit the video pages for all...Show More

16:04 | Dec 20th, 2018

You don’t have to be Henry the VIII to get gout. Find out how to prevent and treat gout with food. This episode features audio from Preventing Gout Attacks with Diet, Gout Treatment with a Cherry on Top, and Treating Gout with Cherry Juice. Visit th...Show More

16:50 | Dec 13th, 2018

New research on one of my favorite family of super foods. This episode features audio from Second Strategy to Cooking Broccoli, Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable, and Best Food to Counter the Effects of Air Pollution. Visit the video pages for all so...Show More

15:40 | Dec 6th, 2018

Diet may be more important than you think in treating this autoimmune disorder.   This episode features audio from Aloe Vera for Psoriasis, Sodium & Autoimmune Disease: Rubbing Salt in the Wound?, and Which Spices Fight Inflammation?. Visit the vide...Show More

15:47 | Nov 29th, 2018

We constantly see new diets being touted. What does the research tell us about which is best? This episode features audio from What Is the Optimal Diet?, The Weight Loss Program that Got Better with Time, and CHIP: The Complete Health Improvement Pr...Show More

14:00 | Nov 22nd, 2018

What are the long-term health consequences of smoking cannabis?  This episode features audio from Effects of Smoking Marijuana on the Lungs, Smoking Marijuana vs. Using a Cannabis Vaporizer, and Will Cannabis Turn into Big Tobacco?. Visit the video ...Show More

18:25 | Nov 15th, 2018

Today we figure out a safe way to get the sleep inducing properties of Melatonin. This episode features audio from Are Melatonin Supplements Safe?, How to Treat Jet Lag with Melatonin-Rich Food, and How to Treat Jet Lag with Light. Visit the video p...Show More

16:21 | Nov 8th, 2018

Just can’t get enough beans. Here’s why. This episode features audio from a special I did with CuriosityStream, Prescription Nutrition: Spilling the Beans. Watch the video here.

12:04 | Nov 1st, 2018

Listen to what this little seed can do. This episode features audio from Just the Flax, Ma'am, Was It the Flax Seeds, Fat Restriction, or Both?, and Flax Seeds for Sensitive Skin. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes related to t...Show More

14:26 | Oct 25th, 2018

It’s time to be transported to the Greek Isles. What does the science say about the Mediterranean-type diet? This episode features audio from Why Was Heart Disease Rare in the Mediterranean?, The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet, ...Show More

18:02 | Oct 18th, 2018

Today we unlock the power of chia seeds, detox mercury, and study dietary approaches to female sexual dysfunction. This episode features audio from Are Apples the Best Food for a Better Sex Life in Women?, Do Chia Seeds Help with Belly Fat?, and  Ho...Show More

18:13 | Oct 11th, 2018

How much is too much? This episode features audio from Sprinkling Doubt: Taking Sodium Skeptics with a Pinch of Salt, Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake Up the Salt Debate, and The Evidence that Salt Raises Blood Pressure. Visit the video pages for all so...Show More
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13:25 | Oct 4th, 2018

Lifestyle medicine prescribes healthy habits to prevent and reverse some chronic diseases. Why don’t more doctors study and practice lifestyle medicine? This episode features audio from Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease, Lifestyle M...Show More
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10:36 | Sep 27th, 2018

Today we explore the vast nutritional research resources available to us online. This episode features audio from How to Access Research Articles for Free and Sci-Hub Opens Up a World of Knowledge. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's ...Show More
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16:07 | Sep 20th, 2018

Most of the vitamins we need come from plants. So, should we supplement? Here’s what the science says about a few key vitamins. This episode features audio from Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking, Do Vitamin D Supplements Reduce the Risk of Dying from...Show More
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14:23 | Sep 13th, 2018

The pros and cons of tea tree oil. This episode features audio from Do Natural and DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaning Products Disinfect as Well as Bleach?, Does Tea Tree Oil Work for Dandruff and Athlete's Foot?, and Does Tea Tree Oild Work for Nail Fungus?...Show More
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16:48 | Sep 6th, 2018

Preparation techniques to reduce the risk.  This episode features audio from Carcinogens in Meat, Is Organic Meat Less Carcinogenic?, and The Role of Burger Viruses in Cancer. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes related to this ...Show More
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18:26 | Aug 30th, 2018

This natural beverage is a staple around the world. And it can even reverse the progression of some diseases.  This episode features audio from Can Green Tree Help Treat Cancer?, Hibiscus Tea vs. Plant-Based Diets for Hypertension, and Tea & Artery ...Show More
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15:51 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Back by popular demand, it’s the Nutrition Facts grab bag with the latest research on aloe, kale vs. cabbage and the power of apple peels. This episode features audio from Is Aloe Effective for Blood Pressure, Inflammatory Bowel, Wound Healing, & Bu...Show More
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13:58 | Aug 16th, 2018

Artificial sweeteners are not really all that sweet – and some have properties that can do more harm than good. This episode features audio from Does Diet Soda Increase Stroke Risk as Much as Regular Soda? and Aspartame as the Brain. Visit the video...Show More
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13:00 | Aug 9th, 2018

It’s shark week on Nutrition Facts with our special episode on shark cartilage supplements. This episode features audio from The Risks of Shark Cartilage Supplements and Shark Cartilage Supplements Put to the Test to Cure Cancer. Visit the video pag...Show More
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12:51 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Today we harness the sublime power of music for better health. This episode features audio from Music as Medicine and Music for Anxiety: Mozart vs. Metal. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes related to this podcast.
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16:55 | Jul 26th, 2018

We hear a lot about gluten sensitivity. Today we go deep to understand better ways to control that sensitivity and improve our diet. This episode features audio from How to Diagnose Gluten Intolerance, Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?, and Gluten-Free Di...Show More
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15:41 | Jul 19th, 2018

Crohn’s disease is a serious autoimmune condition that affects many parts of our digestive tract. Diet can play an important part in developing and alleviating symptoms. Listen in to find out how. This episode features audio from Preventing Crohn's ...Show More
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15:28 | Jul 12th, 2018

Bladder infections are a common and painful problem. Can diet help to prevent and treat bladder issues? This episode features audio from Avoiding Chicken to Avoid Bladder Infections, Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?, and How Many Glasse...Show More
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15:24 | Jul 5th, 2018

You sneeze, itch, break into a rash. What can you do? Today we look to our diets for an answer.  This episode features audio from Alpha-Gal & the Lone Star Tick, Best Food for Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergies), and Best Foods to Avoid for Eczema. Visit...Show More
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11:56 | Jun 28th, 2018

We come across many temptations every day. Here’s is how good nutrition can help. This episode features audio from Are Sugary Foods Addictive?, Are Fatty Foods Addictive?, and Is Marijuana Addictive?. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor...Show More
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18:52 | Jun 21st, 2018

If you’ve ever wanted the back story on how I became such a strong advocate for information based nutrition – here it is! This episode features audio from my recent talk at TEDxSedona. The video for that talk can be found here.
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15:47 | Jun 14th, 2018

The tobacco industry, the food industry, and the chemical industry are powerful players in creating the products we use every day. And their profit is our peril. Here’s the story.  This episode features audio from Big Food Using the Tobacco Industry...Show More
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11:41 | Jun 7th, 2018

Today we look at some surprising dietary strategies that can help us speed recovery after surgery. This episode features audio from Speeding Recovery from Surgery with Turmeric, Boosting the Bioavailability of Curcumin, and Reversing Diabetes Surger...Show More
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15:18 | May 31st, 2018

If you want to help your body defend itself against invaders that attack your immune system, you’ll want to take a listen. This episode features audio from Best Food to Counter Stress-Induced Immune Suppression, Preserving Athlete Immunity with Chlo...Show More
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16:36 | May 24th, 2018

There may be some steps we can take when it comes Autism awareness and prevention. This episode features audio from Is Autism Really on the Rise?, The Role of Pesticides & Pollution in Autism, and Double-Blind Clinical Trial of Diet for Autism. Visi...Show More
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13:53 | May 17th, 2018

Today we consider some ways to ensure sperm health and fertility. Hint: you may want to put your cell phone down. This episode features audio from Do Cell Phones Lower Sperm Count?, Does Laptop Wi-Fi Lower Sperm Counts?, and The Role of Diet in Decl...Show More
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16:44 | May 10th, 2018

Back by popular demand, it’s the Nutrition Facts grab bag with new research on coconut oil, good gut bacteria, and calcium supplements. This episode features audio from Coconut Oil and Abdominal Fat, How to Convert into an Equol Producer, and Lead i...Show More
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19:03 | May 3rd, 2018

Ironically, women who are harmed the most may be the ones who claim the greatest benefit. This episode features audio from Understanding the Mammogram Paradox, Can Mammogram Radiation Cause Breast Cancer?, and Overtreatment of Stage 0 Breast Cancer ...Show More
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15:40 | Apr 26th, 2018

Can getting a mammogram actually cause you harm? Today we look at the data to get some answers.    This episode features audio from Do Mammograms Save Lives?, Consequences of False-Positive Mammogram Results, and Do Mammograms Hurt?. Visit the video...Show More
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17:38 | Apr 19th, 2018

Today we ask the question, “Who should get mammograms?” The guidelines for mammograms have been changing. So, where does that leave us now?     This episode features audio from 9 out of 10 Women Misinformed about Mammograms, Mammogram Recommendatio...Show More
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17:19 | Apr 12th, 2018

Today I discuss the best way to help keep prostates cancer-free.  This episode features audio from Lycopene Supplements vs. Prostate Cancer, Tomato Sauce vs. Prostate Cancer, and Preventing Prostate Cancer with Green Tea. Visit the video pages for a...Show More
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20:46 | Apr 5th, 2018

If you have it, you’ll want to get rid of it. On today’s show, the dangers of inflammation in disease. This episode features audio from Which Spices Fight Inflammation?, Best Food to Counter the Effects of Air Pollution, and Anti-Inflammatory Diet f...Show More
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17:39 | Mar 29th, 2018

The surprising health benefits of that funny green fruit. This episode features audio from Are Avocados Good for Your Cholesterol?, Avocados Lower Small Dense LDL Cholesterol, and Are Avocados Healthy?. Visit the video pages for all sources and doct...Show More
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18:31 | Mar 22nd, 2018

There are lots of ways to fight cancer. On today’s show we look at what happens when you put cancer on a plant-based diet. This episode features audio from How Not to Die from Cancer, Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer, and Which Nut Fights Ca...Show More
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16:02 | Mar 15th, 2018

The latest news on a variety of topics, including lead, autism and diet, and countering stress-induced immune suppression. This episode features audio from Lead Contamination in Fish and Game, Are Autism Diet Benefits Just a Placebo Effect?, and Bes...Show More
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12:54 | Mar 8th, 2018

Today I put on my apron to share some recipes from my new How Not to Die Cookbook. This episode features audio from My New Favorite Dessert and My New Favorite Beverage. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's notes related to this podcas...Show More
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16:45 | Mar 1st, 2018

What is oil pulling, you may ask? Listen in and learn what the science says about this ancient Ayurvedic practice. This episode features audio from Does Oil Pulling Help With Cancer?, Oil Pulling Benefits for Plaque and Gingivitis, and The Risks of ...Show More
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12:02 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Today we look at new research on the health effects of marijuana. This episode features audio from The Institute of Medicine Report on the Health Effects of Marijuana and Researching the Health Effects of Marijuana. Visit the video pages for all sou...Show More
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17:02 | Feb 15th, 2018

On today’s show I discuss some of the latest research affecting women’s health, including diet remedies for menopause, calcium deficiencies, and the rise in blood lead levels. This episode features audio from Soy Phytoestrogens for Menopause Hot Fla...Show More
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14:02 | Feb 8th, 2018

What’s the unhealthiest thing about your microwave oven?  The answer may surprise you. This episode features audio from Are Microwaves Safe? and The Effects of Radiation Leaking from Microwave Ovens. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor'...Show More
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16:41 | Feb 1st, 2018

Today, back by popular demand, we present the nutrition facts grab bag with the latest news on a whole variety of topics.  This episode features audio from Culture Shock—Questioning the Efficacy and Safety of Probiotics, Are Avocados Healthy?, and B...Show More
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10:30 | Jan 25th, 2018

Dr. Greger shares a handy checklist of all the things he fits into his daily routine. This episode features audio from Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen Checklist. Visit the video page for all sources and doctor's notes related to this podcast.
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13:59 | Jan 18th, 2018

They may have a nice taste and clean your teeth, but some toothpastes contain compounds that may have some unexpected side effects. This episode features audio from Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Safe? and Is CAPB in SLS-Free Toothpaste Any Better?, and P...Show More
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13:16 | Jan 11th, 2018

You might wonder what the authorities have to say about brain cancer and mobile phones. Here’s your answer. This episode features audio from Does Cell Phone Radiation Cause Cancer? and Cell Phone Brain Tumor Risk. Visit the video pages for all sourc...Show More
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11:53 | Jan 4th, 2018

Dr. Greger looks into the risks and benefits of getting an annual check-up.  This episode features audio from my Is it Worth Getting Annual Health Check-Ups? and Is it Worth Getting an Annual Physical Exam? videos. Visit the video pages for all sour...Show More
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20:44 | Dec 28th, 2017

Improvements in some autistic children points to the growing benefits of a plant based diet. This episode features audio from Fever Benefits for Autism in a Food, Fighting Autism Brain Inflammation with Food, and Best Foods for Autism. Visit the vid...Show More
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16:02 | Dec 21st, 2017

Today we look at the best diet for fibroids, the most common tumors of the female reproductive system.  This episode features audio from The Best Diet for Fibroids and The Best Food for Fibroids. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor's no...Show More
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15:21 | Dec 14th, 2017

We explore some new remedies for one of the most common skin disorders­—Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema. This episode features audio from Eczema Treatment with Coconut Oil, Mineral Oil vs. Vaseline and Eczema Treatment with Evening Primrose ...Show More
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17:04 | Dec 7th, 2017

Cholesterol is a vital component of our cells, which is why our body makes all that we need…until our diet gets in the way. This episode features audio from How Do We Know that Cholesterol Causes Heart Disease?, The Best Food for High Cholesterol, a...Show More
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20:13 | Nov 30th, 2017

Did you know that some say that lectins – a substance found in beans – can do your body harm? Here are the facts. This episode features audio from Dr. Gundry's The Plant Paradox is Wrong,  How to Avoid Lectin Poisoning, and Are Lectins in Food Good ...Show More
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15:22 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Recent studies support several strategies for getting children to eat healthier foods in social settings and at home.  This episode features audio from Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health, Are Cats or Dogs More Protective for Children’s Health?, and Ch...Show More
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14:05 | Nov 16th, 2017

Of the many factors that go into maintaining a healthy body weight, one that we have control over is our diet. How may diet affect weight?  This episode features audio from Meat & Weight Gain in the PANACEA Study, Are There Foods with Negative Calor...Show More
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14:19 | Nov 9th, 2017

We all know the feeling - low energy, fighting to keep our eyes open, and experiencing this ebb day in and day out. Today we explore the topic of fatigue.  This episode features audio from Is Candida Syndrome Real?, Ciguatera Poisoning & Chronic Fat...Show More
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15:41 | Nov 2nd, 2017

On today’s show, we take a close look at coconut oil, the fat in coconut milk. Should we eat it or avoid it? Let's see what the science says. This episode features audio from Coconut Oil & the Boost in HDL “Good” Cholesterol, What About Coconuts, Co...Show More
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18:36 | Oct 26th, 2017

Today we discuss three topics that may affect the quality of life for women throughout their lifetimes: pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome, and bacterial vaginosis.  This episode features audio from The Effect of Animal Protein on Stress Hormones,...Show More
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14:27 | Oct 19th, 2017

Prostate cancer is the most common internal cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death for American men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Tune in to hear how lifestyle habits appear to be important in both preventing and tr...Show More
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15:18 | Oct 12th, 2017

A lot of junk food comes loaded with trans fats which may raise our bad “LDL” cholesterol when consumed in nearly any quantity. In today's episode, I talk about trans fat oil bans, as well as our primary sources of this substance.  This episode feat...Show More
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14:51 | Oct 5th, 2017

Açai berries are touted for their antioxidant power. Today we look at what the science says about this so-called "superfood." This episode features audio from The Antioxidant Effects of Acai vs. Apples, The Benefits of Acai vs. Blueberries for Arter...Show More
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19:44 | Sep 28th, 2017

Today we bring back the nutrition facts grab bag with the latest news on a whole variety of topics: Vitamin D supplements for treating fibromyalgia, the optimal white blood cell count, and autoimmune disease hidradenitis-suppurativa. This episode fe...Show More
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17:41 | Sep 21st, 2017

Even at low-level exposure, arsenic is not just a known human carcinogen, but it may impair our immune function and increase our risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Here’s a story about the effects of too much arsenic in the diet.  This epi...Show More
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18:46 | Sep 14th, 2017

A few months ago, I teamed up with CuriosityStream for a 4-part series on healthy eating. This podcast features audio from the first episode, Prescription: Nutrition Episode 1 - Green Revolution.
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12:26 | Sep 7th, 2017

Acne affects millions worldwide. Can nutrition curtail and control this common condition? This episode features audio from Saving Lives by Treating Acne with Diet, Treating Acne with Barberries, and National Dairy Council on Acne & Milk.
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12:59 | Aug 31st, 2017

30 minutes? 15 minutes? Every other day? Today we look at the bigger picture about exercise. This episode features audio from How Much Should You Exercise?, Treating ADHD without Stimulants, and Enhanced Athletic Recovery without Undermining Adaptat...Show More
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15:55 | Aug 24th, 2017

That is the question. The answer is found in the foods that bring us urinary tract health. This episode features audio from Avoiding Chicken to Avoid Bladder Infections, Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?, and How Many Glasses of Water Sh...Show More
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15:54 | Aug 17th, 2017

You know you’ve always wondered: are smoothies good for me or do they just cause weight gain? Here's what the science says. This episode features audio from Liquid Calories: Do Smoothies Lead to Weight Gain?, Are Green Smoothies Good for You?, and A...Show More
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16:22 | Aug 10th, 2017

With all the bad news out there about foods that are detrimental to our cardiovascular and sexual health, here are some positive steps we can take. This episode features audio from Best Foods to Improve Sexual Function, Do Men Who Have More Sex Live...Show More
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15:16 | Aug 3rd, 2017

BPA is one of the most widely used chemicals in the world. What are the consequences of BPA in the food supply? This episode features audio from Why BPA Hasn't Been Banned, Are the BPA-free Alternatives Safe?, and BPA on Receipts: Getting Under Our ...Show More
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21:53 | Jul 27th, 2017

Today we highlight a few surprise sources of potential cancer risk.   This episode features audio from The Role of Burger Viruses in Cancer, How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer, and Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer.
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18:02 | Jul 20th, 2017

Learn how diet may reduce the effects of lead exposure. This episode features audio from Best Food for Lead Poisoning - Garlic, How to Lower Lead Levels with Diet: Thiamine, Fiber, Iron, Fat, Fasting?, and How to Lower Lead Levels with Diet: Breakfa...Show More
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15:25 | Jul 13th, 2017

How was one of the most toxic substances not immediately banned from commercial and industrial use? This episode features audio from How the Lead Paint Industry Got Away with It, Lead in Drinking Water, and How the Leaded Gas Industry Got Away With ...Show More
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13:09 | Jul 6th, 2017

Dietary beverage guidelines give relatively high rankings to tea and coffee. This episode features audio from Coffee & Mortality, Preventing Liver Cancer with Coffee, and What About the Caffeine?.
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14:56 | Jun 29th, 2017

What are the benefits of buying organic foods? Are they safer? Do they make you healthier?    This episode features audio from Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?, Are Organic Foods Safer?, and Are Organic Foods Healthier?.   
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17:07 | Jun 22nd, 2017

One way to get healthier joints involves reducing inflammation by eating the right kind of diet. This episode features audio from Why Do Plant-Based Diets Help Rheumatoid Arthritis?, Sesame Seeds for Knee Osteoarthritis, and Turmeric Curcumin and Os...Show More
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13:18 | Jun 15th, 2017

From sniffles to watery eyes to food allergies–there are some ways to lessen the effects of many different kinds of allergies. This episode features audio from How to Diagnose Gluten Intolerance, Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Allergies, Boost...Show More
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21:22 | Jun 8th, 2017

Bad nerve health can cause serious physical disabilities. Here are some ways to keep your nerves happy. This episode features audio from Back in Circulation: Sciatica & Cholesterol, Berries vs. Pesticides in Parkinson's Disease, and Treating Multipl...Show More
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15:24 | Jun 1st, 2017

What is the best way to stay out of oxidative debt? Take in more antioxidants than we use up. Here’s how. This episode features audio from Antioxidant-Rich Foods with Every Meal, Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress with Watercress, and Mini...Show More
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12:34 | May 25th, 2017

Today we weigh the potential health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids with the risks of ingesting too much mercury. This episode features audio from Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development, Omega-3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation, and Om...Show More
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15:00 | May 18th, 2017

There is a good deal of controversy in dairy products today. In this episode, we take a close look at the science. This episode features audio from Does Paratuberculosis in Milk Trigger Type 1 Diabetes?, Is Milk Good for our Bones?, and Prostate Can...Show More
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20:21 | May 11th, 2017

What is the best kind of protein, and how much should we be eating?  This episode features audio from The Great Protein Fiasco, Which Type of Protein is Better for Our Kidneys?, and Animal Protein Compared to Cigarette Smoking.
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11:13 | May 4th, 2017

Much of the information about genetically modified crops is wrong—on both sides of the debate. So what does the best available evidence have to say about the health implications of GMOs? This episode features audio from Are GMOs Safe? The Case of Ro...Show More
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13:46 | Apr 27th, 2017

In today’s episode, we explore the health benefits of eating a variety of foods in different combinations. This episode features audio from Food Synergy, Industry Response to Plants Not Pills, and The Protein-Combining Myth.
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14:32 | Apr 20th, 2017

What are the best ways to stay healthy during pregnancy? This episode features audio from Caution: Anti-inflammatory Foods in the Third Trimester, Bacon, Eggs, & Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy, and Natural Treatments for Morning Sickness.
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17:15 | Apr 13th, 2017

Artificial sweeteners may not have calories, but they do have side effects that many people don’t know about.   This episode features audio from Aspartame & the Brain, Does Diet Soda Increase Stroke Risk as Much as Regular Soda?, and The Healthiest ...Show More
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14:23 | Apr 6th, 2017

In this episode, we go back in time to look at the diet of Paleolithic man and discover what there is to recommend in today’s Paleo fad diets. This episode features audio from The Problem With the Paleo Diet Argument, Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefit...Show More
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13:19 | Mar 30th, 2017

What are the health effects of alcohol consumption? The results may surprise you.  This episode features audio from Alcohol Risks vs. Benefits, Resveratrol Impairs Exercise Benefits, Breast Cancer & Alcohol: How Much Is Safe?.  
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15:31 | Mar 23rd, 2017

The story of a hard working bean that has a positive effect on our nutrition and health. This episode features audio from Who Shouldn't Eat Soy?, Are GMOs Safe? The Case of Roundup Ready Soy, and Increased Lifespan from Beans.
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18:09 | Mar 16th, 2017

Can we get all our vitamins naturally? Today we take a look at the necessity of vitamin supplements. This episode features audio from The Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons?, Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?, and Vitamin C Supplemen...Show More
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15:21 | Mar 9th, 2017

What’s the best way to ensure our children grow up healthy? Here are some science-based recommendations. This episode features audio from Should All Children Have Their Cholesterol Checked?, California Children are Contaminated, and Does a Drink of ...Show More
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15:39 | Mar 2nd, 2017

No, it’s not a political movement. It’s the story of the underappreciated role our gut bacteria play in keeping us healthy. This episode features audio from Microbiome: The Inside Story, What's Your Gut Enterotype?, Gut Dysbiosis: Starving Your Micr...Show More
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13:31 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Most of us suffer from colds year round. Here’s a way to bolster your chances of staying healthy this season. This episode features audio from Boosting Immunity Through Diet, Preventing the Common Cold With Probiotics?, Kiwifruit for the Common Cold...Show More
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19:35 | Feb 16th, 2017

High blood pressure is at the top of the charts for causes of death in the world.  In this episode we explore ways to lessen the risk of hypertension with stories about diet, sodium intake, and the blood pressure lowering effects of hibiscus tea.  T...Show More