What is a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet?

What is a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet? A whole-food, plant-based diet is centered on whole, unrefined, or minimally refined plants. It’s a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes; and it excludes or minimizes meat (including chicken and… Read more

How to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind

Doug Lisle, author of The Pleasure Trap and Forks Over Knives contributor, explains the scientific principles of satiety and our biological drives to seek pleasure (high fat, high sugar foods) and avoid pain (hunger). Read more of Doug’s articles here.    

What Relieves Constipation Best?

Constipation affects about 20% of the world’s population and about 60 million Americans suffer from chronic constipation. Even though it’s taboo to talk about openly, it’s not a trivial issue. In this Nutrition Facts video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at whether prunes,… Read more

The Link Between Skim Milk and Acne

In this NutritionFacts.org video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at three different Harvard studies that found a link between dairy consumption and acne in adolescent boys and girls. We’ve also provided a summary of Dr. Greger’s main points below. The Harvard Nurse’s… Read more