Tag: the science

New Study: Consuming Dairy Ineffective in Preventing Bone Loss and Fractures for Menopausal Women

A new study reveals dairy products may not protect women’s bones during menopause, when preserving bone mass is most critical. The study,…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Diet and Depression

More than 8 percent of American adults age 20 and older have experienced depression in a given two-week period, according to Centers…

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New Report: Plant-Based Diets Can Help Tame Asthma

Although data have suggested for decades that asthma responds to dietary interventions, a comprehensive report published in the March 2020 issue of…

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Why Going Vegan Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for the Environment

Adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet isn’t just good for your health: It’s also one of the best things you can do for…

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Not Sweet Nothings: Why Splenda and Stevia Can Make You Gain Weight

Editor’s Note: Four years after the release of his New York Times best-seller How Not to Die, nutritionfacts.org founder Michael Greger, MD,…

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Controversial New Report Recommends Eating Red, Processed Meat. The Science Says Otherwise

In a series of new reviews and guidelines published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a panel of researchers argued…

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Are ‘Plant-Based’ Veggie Burgers Actually Healthy?

Plant-based veggie burgers have officially hit the big time. These days, you can find hearty, satisfying vegan patties on the menu everywhere…

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New Review Shows Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

A plant-based diet may benefit individuals who experience rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a review of clinical trials and observational studies published…

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Quotes That Will Change the Way You Think About Health and Nutrition

There are so many rock star leaders within the whole-food, plant-based movement and so much content out there that it can be…

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12 Studies from 2019 That Make the Case for Avoiding Meat

In the 42 years I have eaten a plant-based diet, and in my 30 years as a cardiologist, I have studied the…

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Is the Paleo Diet Good for Gut Health? We Finally Have an Answer

For years now, the Paleo diet has been heralded by its believers as the optimal diet for gut health. This was based…

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New Study: Eating More Plants Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Risk by a Third

Diets higher in plant foods are associated with a substantially lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to new research published…

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