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What’s the Best Way to Lower Levels of IGF-1, the Cancer-Promoting Growth Hormone?

In the NutritionFacts.org video below, Dr. Michael Greger explores the link between obesity and the cancer-causing agent IGF-1* (insulin-like growth factor) produced…

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How Eating More Can Help You Weigh Less

For most people, dieting means counting calories and eating less food. It turns out that eating more can lead to weight loss—if…

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Is White Rice to Blame for Skyrocketing Type 2 Diabetes in China?

Rice has been a staple food for 5,000 years, yet some new studies and news headlines suggest that each additional daily serving of…

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Why the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Wants Its Doctors to Recommend a Plant-Based Diet

If physicians know of a treatment that could prevent and reverse disease, then it seems like that treatment should be the first-line…

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Eric & Peety: A Story of Mutual Rescue

In 2010, Eric O’Grey weighed over 300 pounds, had type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and took over $1,000 in medications per…

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Why Olive Oil Isn’t a Health Food

Most people have heard and read that olive oil is healthy, and that they should be consuming it often. This common misconception…

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Why Does a Fatty Meal Sometimes Cause Chest Pain?

Chest pain that occurs a few hours after a meal is called postprandial angina, and there have been records of it in medical…

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Nutritionist’s List: Stock Up On These Low-Cost Staples

Go on a virtual trip to the grocery store with nutritionist Jeff Novick in the video below. He shows you what grocery…

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The War on Wheat

The Fifth Estate, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s investigative news series, looks at the recent anti-wheat and gluten-free trend that they call the…

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How to Prevent High Blood Pressure With Diet, Not Drugs

In this NutritionFacts.org video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at the current research on the world’s deadliest risk factor and how it relates to the food…

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How to Prevent a Stroke

The belief that a high-fiber diet is inversely associated with some diseases has been around since the 1970s, and is supported by…

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Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?

In this TED talk, Dr. William Li, President of the Angiogenesis Foundation, discusses a new way to think about treating cancer and…

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