Many people view multivitamins as some sort of insurance policy that they use so they’ll feel that they’ve got their bases covered when it comes
Until age 35, my health was very typical for an American. Then in November of 1988, all that changed: my immune system suddenly decided that
Dr. Michael Greger answers the question that vegans and vegetarians hear all the time. He breaks down how much protein we need versus how much
Losing weight is hard. We make progress, and then we find ourselves back where we started – or worse, even heavier than before. It’s almost
The Healthiest Diet on the Planet offers a scientifically based alternative that immediately helps you lose weight, feel better, protects you against life-threatening disease, and
The real coconut oil miracle has nothing to do with any magical healing or nutritional properties in coconut oil-it’s how a high-fat, high-calorie condiment was
Are potatoes dangerous? Do potatoes cause diabetes? You might think so if you followed the headlines. In 2006, the media was full of reports making
Millions of Americans take vitamins and supplements because they think it will make them healthier. But according to a large-scale study that was just presented
I am plant-based. Essentially, this means I don’t eat anything with a face or a mother. Animals find this agreeable. I’m also an ultra-endurance athlete.
We are bombarded by stories in the media about how sugar is bad for our health and sweets of all kind should be avoided. However,
Researchers of a new study published in the BMJ concluded there was no association between eating more saturated fat – the kind found in red
It seems everyone these days is worried about carbs. But is this concern justified? Our culture is certainly not immune from nutritional confusion. For example,
Can you believe people actually avoid fruit in an attempt to lose weight? There has never been a single credible study showing that fruit consumption
The body’s metabolism is genetically encoded to run most efficiently on starch. No amount of willpower, dieting, or wishful thinking will change that fundamental fact.
Calcium supplements are thought to be good for the bones, but a new study warns they might be bad for the heart. A report released
As a kid growing up in Wisconsin, I ate the standard American diet, with more fruits & veggies, because my grandparents had an enormous garden.