How Big Food Companies Affect Nutrition Policy

The following is an excerpt from the New York Times bestseller How Not to Die, which was released by Flatiron Books. Research showing that coronary heart disease can be reversed with a plant-based diet—with or without other healthy lifestyle changes—has been… Read more

Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?

The following is an excerpt from How Not to Die, which was released by Flatiron Books. Thanks in part to the American Heart Association’s recommendation that individuals at high risk for heart disease should ask their physicians about omega-3 fish oil supplementation, fish… Read more

Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death

In this NutritionFacts.org video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at the leading causes of death in the United States. Using recent studies, Dr. Greger gives essential advice on how best to feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and even reverse the… Read more

For Better Health, Diet More Effective than Pills and Surgery

Most doctors will tell patients with high blood sugar, or congested arteries to “watch what they eat.” More often than not this is vague advice that translates into nothing more than insignificant changes to the patient’s diet. The doctor’s approach… Read more