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  • How Much Vinegar Every Day? January 17, 2019
    Consuming vinegar with a meal reduces the spike in blood sugar, insulin, and triglycerides, and it appears to work particularly well in those who are […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • The Benefits of Vinegar Beyond Weight Loss January 15, 2019
    A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study found that body weight and belly fat were significantly reduced by adding just a single tablespoon of vinegar to one’s […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Vinegar, Wine, and Artery Function January 10, 2019
    In my video Vinegar and Artery Function, I discuss a famous study from Harvard University published back in 1999, which found that women who used […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Vinegar Is Good for You January 8, 2019
    Vinegar has evidently been used as a weight-loss aid for nearly 200 years. Like hot sauce, it can be a nearly calorie-free way to flavor […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Top 10 Most Popular Videos of 2018 January 3, 2019
    Thanks to the collective enthusiasm for sharing NutritionFacts.org by our subscribers, Twitter and Instagram followers, and over 1.5 million Facebook and G+ fans, we averaged millions […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Best Diet for Diabetic Neuropathy January 1, 2019
    Neuropathy, or damage to the nerves, is a debilitating disorder, and diabetes is by far the most common cause. Up to 50 percent of people […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Almost there! December 27, 2018
    Thank you so much for your support Thanks to your generosity, we have almost hit our goal! Without your support, I wouldn’t be able to spend my […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Healthier Salt Substitutes December 25, 2018
    As I discuss in my video Shaking the Salt Habit, the two most prominent dietary risks for death and disability in the world are not […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Do You Have to Combine Plant Proteins at a Meal? December 20, 2018
    All nutrients come from the sun or the soil. Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin,” is created when skin is exposed to sunlight. Everything else comes […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Black and Red Rice Are Better than Brown, Which Is Healthier than White December 18, 2018
    Why does switching from white rice to brown rice enable overweight individuals to significantly reduce their weight, their waist size, their blood pressure, and the […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • I Need Your Help December 13, 2018
    Help Keep NutritionFacts.org Going and Growing There are some people who will never change, and God bless ’em. If they want to smoke cigarettes, go bungee jumping, […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How Plastics Can Affect Your Love Life December 11, 2018
    Most of the attention on phthalates, a group of hormone-disrupting chemicals found in PVC plastics, has been focused on fetal and child health, particularly regarding […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Concerns About Bone Broth December 6, 2018
    There are toxicological issues associated with production and processing of meat, such as the presence of various toxic contaminants—from dioxins and PCBs to cooked meat […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Bell Peppers to Help Ward Off Parkinson’s December 4, 2018
    Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder striking 1 percent of our older population and is the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Does Smoking Really Protect Against Parkinson’s Disease? November 29, 2018
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s report on smoking, considered one of the great […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Get Our 2019 Recipe Calendar November 27, 2018
    It’s Giving Tuesday Today is #GivingTuesday, kicking off the charitable season with a celebration of giving and philanthropy. To commemorate it this year, we’ve created […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Should Plant-Based Women Supplement with DHA During Pregnancy? November 22, 2018
    A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of DHA supplementation of pregnant and breastfeeding women failed to find any clear and consistent short- or long-term benefit […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • Should Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Take DHA Supplements? November 20, 2018
    One of the reasons breastfed infants may have better cognitive and visual development is because human milk contains long-chain, polyunsaturated fatty acids like the omega-3 DHA, […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • We Have Specific Fruit and Vegetable Receptors November 15, 2018
    “According to a recent survey, the number of Americans adults who say they are eating ‘pretty much whatever they want’ is at an all-time high,” which […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
  • How to Make Your Own CoQ10 November 13, 2018
    Chlorophyll is the green pigment that makes green leaves green. If you search for chlorophyll in the medical literature, a lot of what you find […]
    Michael Greger M.D. FACLM