The Dangers of Talcum Powder

What role does diet and baby powder play in the development of fibroids and ovarian cancer?  If you randomly select a group of women and ultrasound their uterus, most of them have fibroid tumors…

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What Is the Science on Cannabis?

What did the National Academies of Sciences’ 468-page report conclude about cannabis?  When some misinformed people hear of the grand opening of a new plant-based medical practice, one plant in…

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The Effect of Avocados on Small, Dense, LDL Cholesterol

What are the effects of oatmeal, walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, and avocados on LDL cholesterol size?  When a headline reads “Avocados could improve your cholesterol—and more,” the article and others like it are largely talking about substitution experiments, where avocado…

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What Do Avocados Do to Your Cholesterol?

Can guacamole lower your cholesterol as well as other whole–food fat sources like nuts, or is that just spin by the avocado industry?  “Avocados are the richest known fruit source of phytosterols,” the cholesterol-lowering nutrients found in plant…

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Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Healthiest of Healthy Foods 

In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of everything I try to fit into my daily routine.  In my book How Not to Die, I suggest we…

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The Dangers of Oil Pulling 

In my previous articles on oil pulling, I discussed how the ancient practice may be no more effective than swishing with plain water for plaque and gingivitis, doesn’t whiten your…

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Check Out My Daily Dozen Resources

By now, you are probably familiar with my Daily Dozen checklist, a simple tracker that can help you get into the habit of including some of the healthiest of healthy foods…

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Fasting For Weight Loss Infographic

Fasting has been branded the “next big weight loss fad,” and about one in seven Americans report using some sort of fasting as a means for weight loss. This infographic is…

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Oil Pulling May Worsen Dental Erosion

A review of the effects of oil pulling concluded that, indeed, the ancient practice “may have beneficial effects on oro dental hygiene,” or oral and dental health. I’ve talked before…

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Oil Pulling for Cancer?  | NutritionFacts.org

What evidence exists to suggest oil pulling can effectively treat serious diseases, such as paralysis, meningitis, cancer, and AIDS?  I’ve produced videos on how coconut oil is safe to put on your hair or put on your skin, but you…

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