Dr Michael Greger is a physician, author and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety and public health issues. He runs the popular website NutritionFacts.org, a non-profit, science-based public service providing free daily updates on the latest in nutrition via bite-sized videos. Dr Greger has lectured at the National Institutes of Health, testified before Congress and was invited as an expert witness in Oprah Winfrey's defense at the Texas 'meat defamation' trial. A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, he is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. He currently serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Human Society of the United States. Dr Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.
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by @nutrition_facts - 16 hours ago
Ginger can be as pain-relieving as ibuprofen, but without the risk of stomach and intestinal ulcers.… https://t.co/9zsV3SyJWI
by @nutrition_facts - 18 hours ago
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NutritionFacts.Org - 11 hours ago
Intake of high-fat dairy is associated with higher risk of mortality after breast cancer diagnosis (http://1.usa.gov/1UWVO2h) Though saturated fat may also play a role in the development of breast cancer in the first place, there is a cancer-causing cow virus that may also be involved. Click the image below to watch the video:
NutritionFacts.Org - 15 hours ago
Apple juice (as opposed to whole apples) can worsen cholesterol levels (http://1.usa.gov/1V8YgTD). Fiber may help explain why whole apples are better for cholesterol than apple juice. Click the image below to learn more:
NutritionFacts.Org - 18 hours ago
A quarter- to a half-teaspoon of ginger each day, can be considered not just harmless to the stomach, but beneficial. It can be as pain-relieving as ibuprofen, but without the risk of stomach and intestinal ulceration. Watch the video below or on NutritionFacts.org to learn more:
NutritionFacts.Org - yesterday
Increased consumption of fruits, vegetables (preferably organic) and whole grains may reduce the risk of development and possibly even help reverse endometriosis (http://1.usa.gov/1niB6uM) Phthalates, a hormone-disrupting plastics chemical pollutant found in meats, fats, and dairy, may be tied to endometriosis risk. Click the image below to learn more:
Causes of dry eye disease include LASIK laser eye surgery, but there are dietary approaches for prevention and treatment.
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