English, Health / Medicine, 1 seasons, 335 episodes, 3 days 14 hours 51 minutes
Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger
English, Health / Medicine, 1 seasons, 335 episodes, 3 days 14 hours 51 minutes
Have you ever wondered if there’s a natural way to lower your high blood pressure, guard against Alzheimers, lose weight, and feel better? Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, founder of NutritionFacts.org, and author of the instant New York Times bestseller “How Not to Die” celebrates evidence-based nutrition to add years to our life and life to our years.
Protecting Our Vision
Dietary remedies for keeping our eyes healthy
07/12/2023 • 11 minutes 17 seconds
Angiogenesis and Why It Matters
The creation of new blood vessels can fuel tumors and the accumulation of body fat
30/11/2023 • 10 minutes 28 seconds
Why Eat Plants?
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we take a close look at the pros and cons of plant-based eating
23/11/2023 • 11 minutes 22 seconds
Plant-based eating brings real advantages to our athletic performance
16/11/2023 • 10 minutes 4 seconds
The Best Time to Exercise for Weight Loss
Before meals? Afterwards ? An exercise hack for shedding body fat
09/11/2023 • 12 minutes 14 seconds
Is Spicy Food Good for You?
Not only delicious, but perhaps life-extending, too
02/11/2023 • 13 minutes 2 seconds
Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
We can’t live without this special filter system for our body
26/10/2023 • 14 minutes 51 seconds
Are Plant-Based Meat Substitutes Healthy?
A randomized controlled trial of plant-based meats offers some insight
19/10/2023 • 13 minutes 48 seconds
How to Prevent Cellular Aging
Keeping your telomeres healthy
12/10/2023 • 16 minutes 37 seconds
Make Mosquitos Like You Less
Surprising dietary remedies to keep away our biting friends
05/10/2023 • 11 minutes 51 seconds
Chronic Pain Relief
Anti-inflammatory diets can be effective in alleviating chronic pain syndromes.
28/09/2023 • 14 minutes 42 seconds
A Plant-Based Pregnancy
The special dietary demands of pregnancy and breastfeeding
21/09/2023 • 15 minutes 11 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 10
I answer a wide variety of your questions from my treadmill.
14/09/2023 • 19 minutes 48 seconds
Sweetener Side Effects
Sorting out the safety and efficacy of aspartame, stevia, Splenda, erythritol, and monk fruit
07/09/2023 • 17 minutes 4 seconds
Exercise and Weight Loss
How much exercise do we need to lose weight? What kind of exercise is best?
31/08/2023 • 10 minutes 47 seconds
Reverse Stage 3 Cancer with Fasting?
A promising case study on lymphoma
24/08/2023 • 13 minutes 15 seconds
Fecal Transplants (and, yes, that’s a thing)
Fecal transplants can be used to treat colitis, depression, bipolar disorder, and alcoholism.
17/08/2023 • 14 minutes 17 seconds
The Best Mosquito Repellent
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we have the details on DEET and some natural alternatives.
10/08/2023 • 9 minutes 3 seconds
Research Roundup 2
The latest research on how to eat less meat, reversing kidney failure, and the connection between stress and our breath
03/08/2023 • 14 minutes 40 seconds
The Flower Power of Hibiscus Tea
The hibiscus plant has flamboyant, beautiful flowers and real health benefits.
27/07/2023 • 16 minutes 59 seconds
The Oatmeal Cure
The surprising power of a very unassuming food.
20/07/2023 • 16 minutes 13 seconds
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we look at the latest research on endometriosis, the potential cancer-fueling estrogenic effects from eggs and processed meat, and the effect of soy on uterine fibroids.
13/07/2023 • 17 minutes 56 seconds
Chronic Pain Relief
Anti-inflammatory diets are an excellent way to help us alleviate chronic pain syndrome.
06/07/2023 • 13 minutes 3 seconds
Get the Lead Out
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we explore the best ways to use diet to help lower heavy metal levels in our body.
29/06/2023 • 13 minutes 19 seconds
Treating Parkinson’s with Diet
Parkinson’s is caused by a deficiency in dopamine, so what if you ate foods rich in the dopamine precursor levodopa?
22/06/2023 • 12 minutes 39 seconds
Get Some Sleep
Did you know you can gain weight if you don’t get enough sleep?
15/06/2023 • 16 minutes 8 seconds
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we inaugurate a new series that brings you the latest on a variety of topics. Our first Research Roundup includes the benefits of vinegar for blood sugar control, how coffee can impair iron absorption, and what happens to your brain when you eat a meal high in saturated fat.
08/06/2023 • 16 minutes 15 seconds
Dr. Greger in The Kitchen
Feel like some tasty matcha ice cream or an insanely healthy vegetable smoothie? How about some groatnola? You’ve come to the right place.
01/06/2023 • 16 minutes 10 seconds
Tongue Scraping (Part II)
How can tongue scraping boost our cardiovascular health? Welcome to the NutritionFacts Podcast.
25/05/2023 • 13 minutes
Tongue Scraping (Part I)
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we take a look at some interesting facts about tongue scraping.
18/05/2023 • 14 minutes 44 seconds
A Healthy Brain Is a Happy Brain
It’s one part of your body you really can’t do without.
11/05/2023 • 17 minutes 1 second
The Best Diet for Athletic Performance
You run, you jump, you walk. What do you eat?
04/05/2023 • 21 minutes 34 seconds
NutritionFacts Grab Bag 27
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we take a look at higher bone fracture rates in vegans, making vitamin K2 from green leafy vegetables, and what we learned from the cigarette tax.
27/04/2023 • 23 minutes 18 seconds
The Right Idea, the Wrong Message
Those healthy foods that add life to your years? Just don't say they’re good for you.
20/04/2023 • 17 minutes 56 seconds
The Robin Hood of Science
Hear the story of how one researcher made nearly every scientific paper ever published free to anyone, anywhere in the world.
13/04/2023 • 10 minutes 43 seconds
Is This the End of the Cholesterol Controversy?
The correlation between high cholesterol and heart disease is settled once and for all.
06/04/2023 • 10 minutes 37 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 9
I’m on my treadmill and ready to answer your questions about nutrition.
30/03/2023 • 21 minutes 54 seconds
Coffee: Sip or Skip?
The case for drinking coffee is stronger than ever.
23/03/2023 • 17 minutes 37 seconds
B12 and Vitamin D Supplements
If you eat a plant-based diet, should you supplement with B12 and vitamin D? The answer may surprise you.
16/03/2023 • 8 minutes 5 seconds
Cholesterol and Diabetes Q&A
There is no shortage of questions about these two increasingly common medical conditions: high cholesterol and diabetes.
09/03/2023 • 8 minutes 41 seconds
Do You Need to Be Gluten-Free?
A lot of people have gluten-free diets, but is it for you?
02/03/2023 • 17 minutes 39 seconds
Health Equity and Longevity
The color of our skin should not determine the length and quality of our lives.
23/02/2023 • 15 minutes 19 seconds
NutritionFacts Grab Bag 26
Is burning incense safe? Can we control hot flashes with diet? What’s up with fenugreek? Here are some answers.
16/02/2023 • 15 minutes 22 seconds
Let’s talk about how to keep your bones healthy and strong.
09/02/2023 • 16 minutes 17 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 8
Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, I answer a wide variety of your questions.
02/02/2023 • 25 minutes 28 seconds
Fasting and Cancer (Part II)
Should we feed cancer? Starve it? Today on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we have more answers on the effects of fasting on cancer.
26/01/2023 • 11 minutes 42 seconds
Fasting and Cancer (Part I)
There is research that points to a growing body of evidence that fasting can have positive effects on cancer patients.
19/01/2023 • 12 minutes 27 seconds
If you have halitosis, you probably don’t know it. Here are some steps you can take to avoid bad breath.
12/01/2023 • 12 minutes 26 seconds
Getting Healthy at Work
It turns out that many of the companies we work for are just as interested in our health as we are.
05/01/2023 • 11 minutes 13 seconds
Help for Your Skin
Many types of foods are better for our skin, and I’ll discuss some of them.
29/12/2022 • 10 minutes 44 seconds
All You Need to Know About Allulose
It tastes pretty sweet and looks a lot like sugar, but is it good for you?
22/12/2022 • 15 minutes 9 seconds
Industry Bias: Misleading Us About Meat (Part II)
Worried about getting cancer or dying prematurely? You might want to ignore dietary recommendations brought to you by Big Sugar and Big Meat.
15/12/2022 • 23 minutes 38 seconds
Industry Bias: Misleading Us About Meat (Part I)
Guess what Big Sugar and Big Meat mislead us about? Nutrition guidelines.
08/12/2022 • 19 minutes 44 seconds
Industry Bias: How Big Sugar Manipulates the Science
Ever wonder how industries impact dietary and health guidelines? We start with the influence of Big Sugar.
01/12/2022 • 13 minutes 34 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 25
Today on the NutritionFacts podcast, we look at antibiotic resistance genes, the misleading packaging on dietary supplements, and why health insurers don’t embrace plant-based eating.
24/11/2022 • 15 minutes 52 seconds
It’s Fenugreek to Me
It’s an herb. It’s a seed. It’s a naturally occurring edible spice, and it may also be an anti-cancer agent.
17/11/2022 • 8 minutes
How Effective Is Chemotherapy?
In many cases, the survival benefits are much lower than you might think.
10/11/2022 • 13 minutes 23 seconds
Go Easy on the Cheese
You may be tempted to put it on everything you eat, but hold that thought.
03/11/2022 • 13 minutes 13 seconds
Treating Parkinson’s with Diet
There are no easy cures for Parkinson’s, but there are diets that can help.
27/10/2022 • 11 minutes 3 seconds
What Is H. Pylori?
Take my word for it. You don’t want to make friends with this bacteria.
20/10/2022 • 13 minutes 19 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 24
Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we have a story on the micromort, a unit of communicating risk to patients. We’ll also hear about the health benefits of eating nuts and we’ll dive into the fascinating story about how we won the fight to ban trans-fat.
13/10/2022 • 16 minutes 43 seconds
Weight Bias in Health Care
Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we look at a rampant form of discrimination that can lead to some very bad health outcomes.
06/10/2022 • 17 minutes 48 seconds
Natural Dietary Remedies
There are some great alternatives to approaching some of the health problems that plague use. Today we look at natural remedies for insomnia and an enlarged prostate.
29/09/2022 • 11 minutes 17 seconds
It’s a great feeling to evacuate our bowels successfully. Here are some ways to keep that smile on your face.
22/09/2022 • 15 minutes 57 seconds
Plant vs. Animal Proteins
Do we get enough protein? Do we get too much? And how do plant and animal proteins differ?
15/09/2022 • 14 minutes 8 seconds
Alzheimer’s Disease and How Not to Get It
You are not powerless in the face of this staggeringly common disease.
08/09/2022 • 12 minutes 49 seconds
Saturated Fat and Fast Food
When you reach for that fatty, fried food, here is what actually happens inside your body.
01/09/2022 • 15 minutes 15 seconds
Salt vs. Potassium
Too much salt in your diet? Not enough potassium? Welcome to the 99.99 percent club.
25/08/2022 • 17 minutes 49 seconds
The Sketchy Supplement Industry
If you think you need to stock up on supplements, listen to this.
18/08/2022 • 12 minutes 15 seconds
Preventing Hair Loss
There are a lot of remedies for hair loss out there. Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we bring you some solid fact-based research.
11/08/2022 • 16 minutes 32 seconds
You Look Marvelous Just the Way you Are
Some personal care products may contain lead and intestines, potentially infected with mad cow disease.
04/08/2022 • 14 minutes 4 seconds
The Link between Bovine Leukemia and Breast Cancer
That tall glass of milk may contain a virus that causes leukemia.
28/07/2022 • 11 minutes 9 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 23
Today we learn about the health benefits of peanut butter, discover how to increase our life expectancy and look at cancer causing contaminants in medication and meat.
21/07/2022 • 15 minutes 49 seconds
You Say Potato – Part II
This shape shifting vegetable has a very different nutritional profile depending on which kind you serve and how you serve it.
14/07/2022 • 15 minutes 30 seconds
You Say Potato – Part I
They’re full of fiber, rich in vitamins and minerals. And how you cook them matters.
07/07/2022 • 11 minutes 42 seconds
Vitamin C Power
Vitamin C has a benefit that may surprise you
30/06/2022 • 13 minutes 28 seconds
Taking Personal Responsibility for Our Health
Flipping the switch on a better lifestyle.
23/06/2022 • 13 minutes 54 seconds
Just Say No to Meth (ionine)
This kind of meth causes cancer tumors to grow.
16/06/2022 • 11 minutes 44 seconds
Adding Years to Our Life
We haven’t discovered the fountain of youth, but we have found a very busy hormone that may hold a key to longer life.
09/06/2022 • 11 minutes 55 seconds
Processed Meat and Cancer
You may never look at a hot dog the same way again.
02/06/2022 • 13 minutes 20 seconds
Rate Your Diet
On a scale of 1 to 10, would you say you get a good score?
26/05/2022 • 11 minutes 34 seconds
Personalizing Your Nutrition
It’s possible to design the right diet, but is it useful?
19/05/2022 • 12 minutes 18 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 7
Today, on the NutritionFacts Podcast, Dr. Greger answers your questions on a wide range of topics, while getting in his steps on his trusty treadmill.
12/05/2022 • 21 minutes 33 seconds
Excuse Me, Your Gut Is Leaking
Many foods, drugs and beverages can disrupt the integrity of our intestinal barrier.
05/05/2022 • 11 minutes 15 seconds
Extreme Weight Loss
And when we say “extreme”—we mean it.
28/04/2022 • 14 minutes 43 seconds
Cancer and How Not to Get It
Today, on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we hear how to fight the hallmarks of cancer with food and lifestyle.
21/04/2022 • 13 minutes 8 seconds
More on Fasting
Caloric restriction has its charms for many people. It also has a dizzying array of side effects.
14/04/2022 • 16 minutes 36 seconds
Erectile Function and Dysfunction
Today, on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we explore foods that enhance male sexuality and fertility.
07/04/2022 • 15 minutes 33 seconds
Fifty million people suffer from arthritis. Here are some ways to control the symptoms.
31/03/2022 • 14 minutes 6 seconds
The Incredible Edible Onion
Today, on the NutritionFacts Podcast, we discover some of the health benefits of eating onions.
24/03/2022 • 10 minutes 39 seconds
Bariatric Surgery vs. Diet
What if we could avoid invasive surgery to rearrange our gastrointestinal anatomy by eating right?
17/03/2022 • 14 minutes 38 seconds
Is Bariatric Surgery Safe?
Many of us struggle with weight loss and turn to this surgery when diet and exercise don’t work.
10/03/2022 • 11 minutes 33 seconds
3MCPD and Me
You’ll want to avoid this chemical contaminant and carcinogen that is found in many of the foods we eat.
03/03/2022 • 9 minutes 44 seconds
A Gut Feeling
Today, on the Nutrition Facts Podcast, we discover why well-balanced gastrointestinal tract is key to our health and well-being.
24/02/2022 • 12 minutes 4 seconds
Nutty About Nuts
We love them and here is why that’s a good thing.
17/02/2022 • 11 minutes 49 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 22
Today, on the Nutrition Facts Podcast, we look at the effect of heavy metal music, the role that meat plays in triggering Parkinson’s, and the nutritional power of onions.
10/02/2022 • 18 minutes 37 seconds
Magic Medicinal Mushrooms
Mushrooms provide some of the most amazing nutrients, not found anywhere else in the plant kingdom.
03/02/2022 • 11 minutes 26 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 6
Today, on the Nutrition Facts Podcast, I answer a wide range of nutrition questions on a recent episode of Facebook Live.
27/01/2022 • 15 minutes 43 seconds
Toxic Mold and You
This is not the kind of mold you find in your basement. This is the kind you eat without knowing it.
20/01/2022 • 9 minutes 4 seconds
There’s a Fungus Among Us
Lots of food contains mold toxins. Here’s how to avoid them.
13/01/2022 • 9 minutes 25 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 5
You have questions and I answer them with information on which foods contain potassium, whether plant-based iron is the best kind, and what to do about heartburn.
06/01/2022 • 23 minutes 21 seconds
Dr. Greger on the “How to Be Good” podcast
There are lots of positive steps we can take in the world to live a more sustainable life. Dr. Greger explores a better way forward with Gareth and Anca Barrett.
30/12/2021 • 30 minutes 13 seconds
Oats: Not Just for Horses
Oats are tasty, healthy, and good for our skin.
23/12/2021 • 12 minutes
In 41 states in the U.S. medical students are legally allowed to practice pelvic exams on anesthetized women.
16/12/2021 • 13 minutes 5 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 21
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast, we discover what emulsifiers do to our gut microbiome, learn about the magical powers of cumin, and hear about a very odd reaction to pine nuts
09/12/2021 • 12 minutes 49 seconds
SIBO: Do You Have It? Do You Want It?
Is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth a thing?
02/12/2021 • 11 minutes 22 seconds
A Doctor a Day Keeps the Apples Away
Physician heal thyself. Why most doctors don’t know more about how to prevent the number one cause of death in the U.S. today.
25/11/2021 • 16 minutes 38 seconds
Statins Part II
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast, we use a new visualization tool to help us decide if we need to take statins.
18/11/2021 • 11 minutes 52 seconds
Statins Part I
Make an informed choice about whether to take statin drugs.
11/11/2021 • 12 minutes 59 seconds
Fun with Fermented Foods
These foods are rich in probiotics but some are better for you than others.
04/11/2021 • 11 minutes 52 seconds
Doing the Moringa
Don’t try this at home. Today we look at the true health benefits of Moringa powder.
28/10/2021 • 10 minutes 22 seconds
The Best Diet for Thyroid Function Part 2
More research on keeping our thyroids happy and healthy.
21/10/2021 • 11 minutes 7 seconds
The Best Diet for Thyroid Function Part 1
How to take care of one of our most important organs — our thyroid.
14/10/2021 • 10 minutes 57 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 20
Cannabis to treat IBD? The healthiest diet according to scientists? Statins that work in one study and not the other?
07/10/2021 • 19 minutes 51 seconds
Lowering Metastasis Risk
Cancer is most deadly when it spreads. Today we look at the best diet to keep cancer in check.
30/09/2021 • 17 minutes 4 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 4
You throw a wide range of questions at me and I try and answer them while getting my steps in at the same time.
23/09/2021 • 24 minutes 6 seconds
Humankind had been doing pretty well fighting the most common mental health disorder, until our diets took a hit.
16/09/2021 • 19 minutes 2 seconds
Keeping It Clean and Healthy
Everybody does it. Or should. On a regular basis. But what’s the best and healthiest way to clean?
09/09/2021 • 13 minutes 55 seconds
An Aspirin a Day?
Turns out there are better ways to ensure our health and well being.
02/09/2021 • 19 minutes 30 seconds
Want to boost your DNA repair, warm your hands, and avoid muscle fatigue? You’re in the right place.
26/08/2021 • 10 minutes 17 seconds
One Bad Apple
Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we ask about the right fruit to eat, the best portion size, and how it should be served.
19/08/2021 • 17 minutes 8 seconds
You Say Nitrates, I Say Nitrites
Turns out there are good nitrates and bad nitrites. Here’s the breakdown.
12/08/2021 • 15 minutes 13 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 19
Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we take a look at a wide variety of topics including a condition known as syncope (fainting), how to prevent ulcerative colitis, and how to avoid repeat visits eating unhealthy hospital food.
05/08/2021 • 19 minutes 24 seconds
Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we look at the best diet to optimize diabetes control and prevention.
29/07/2021 • 15 minutes 9 seconds
Fatty Liver Disease and How Not to Get It
Most people have never heard of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease but it’s more common than you think.
22/07/2021 • 18 minutes 2 seconds
What’s the Skinny on Kombucha?
It tastes like it might be good for you. But the truth is more complicated.
15/07/2021 • 14 minutes 48 seconds
Let’s Call It…IBD
If you had inflammatory bowel disease you probably wouldn’t want to admit it. Here’s how to prevent it.
08/07/2021 • 19 minutes 40 seconds
Do Stents Work? Part 3
Can you say Fraud? Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we look at how cardiologists game the system resulting in unnecessary procedures.
01/07/2021 • 14 minutes 36 seconds
Do Stents Work? Part 2
Are doctors killing or stroking out thousands of people a year for nothing? Here are some answers.
24/06/2021 • 18 minutes 51 seconds
Do Stents Work? Part 1
Today, on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we look at stents — those tiny tubes that doctors insert into a blocked artery to keep it open.
17/06/2021 • 13 minutes 56 seconds
Grains with the Best Gains
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast we discover how whole (ideally intact!) grains—ancient and modern alike—should be an integral part of everyone’s diet.
10/06/2021 • 15 minutes 34 seconds
The Health Benefits of Sorghum
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast we take a look at a little known grain with a lot of personality.
03/06/2021 • 12 minutes 3 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 18
Want to know more about forest bathing, the ideal waist size, and how to make matcha ice cream? You’ve come to the right place.
27/05/2021 • 16 minutes 5 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 3
I’m back on my treadmill taking a wide variety of your questions on our Nutrition Facts YouTube channel.
20/05/2021 • 23 minutes
Marvelous Health Effects of Ginger
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast we look at what this root can do for our health.
13/05/2021 • 11 minutes 50 seconds
Obesity Series: Part 2
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast we look at some ways to help avoid osteoarthritis, diabetes, sciatica, hypertension, cancer, dementia, and infertility.
06/05/2021 • 15 minutes 6 seconds
Obesity Series: Part 1
Today we look at a condition that is associated with a multitude of serious health issues - obesity.
29/04/2021 • 16 minutes 42 seconds
Green Tea Power
It’s green. It’s tea. And it’s one of the healthiest beverages we can drink.
22/04/2021 • 14 minutes 14 seconds
Plant-Based Meats: Part 2
Today on the Nutrition Facts Podcast we continue our series looking at the human health effects of plant-based meats.
15/04/2021 • 15 minutes 27 seconds
Plant-Based Meats: Part 1
Ever wonder about the personal, human effects of plant-based meats? We’ve got some new research to help you sort it all out.
08/04/2021 • 18 minutes 35 seconds
DHA and Pregnancy
Today on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we look at the long-chain omega 3 fatty acid that plays an important role in supporting pregnant and breastfeeding women.
01/04/2021 • 10 minutes 3 seconds
The Sour Power of Vinegar
It may pucker your lips but it delivers a healthy dose of nutrition benefits.
25/03/2021 • 19 minutes 28 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger 2
Today on the Nutrition Facts podcast, I answer a wide variety of your questions.
18/03/2021 • 26 minutes 49 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 17
It’s a cornucopia of nutrition information today on the Nutrition Facts podcast with stories on fasting for rheumatoid arthritis, how to reverse heart failure with diet and the benefits of pole walking.
11/03/2021 • 20 minutes 18 seconds
All About Vitamin B12: Part 2
More on that elusive and highly desirable vitamin B12.
04/03/2021 • 19 minutes 7 seconds
All About Vitamin B12: Part 1
Today on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we explore all you’ve ever wanted to know about Vitamin B12 but were afraid to ask.
25/02/2021 • 11 minutes 49 seconds
More on Marijuana
Research shows it can cause strokes, heart attacks, and car accidents.
18/02/2021 • 17 minutes 13 seconds
What to Do About Acne?
Acne can show up at any time. Today on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we look at some of the culprits.
11/02/2021 • 12 minutes 33 seconds
The Best Diet for Optimal Athletic Performance
Today on the Nutrition Facts podcast, we explore a variety of nutrient-rich foods that can enhance our workout.
04/02/2021 • 15 minutes 12 seconds
The Carbon Footprint of What We Eat
Is a climate friendlier diet possible? Let’s find out.
28/01/2021 • 18 minutes 3 seconds
Our Fasting Fascination
Fasting studies are coming out, fast and furious. Here are two new ones.
21/01/2021 • 11 minutes 10 seconds
Today’s Superfood: Cabbage
Cabbage? Yes cabbage. Be sure to have one in your fridge at all times.
14/01/2021 • 14 minutes 3 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 16
If you’ve ever wondered about the role of epigenetics in the obesity debate, the health benefits of spending time in nature and the health effects of quinoa, this episode is for you.
07/01/2021 • 15 minutes 38 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger
Dr. Greger answers your questions and reveals the whereabouts of his missing treadmill.
31/12/2020 • 25 minutes 47 seconds
Boosting Our Metabolism
Today we explore the health effects of speeding up our metabolism.
24/12/2020 • 15 minutes 55 seconds
Strokes and Diet: Part 4
There are ways that vegetarians can prevent stroke risk. Today we have the final episode in our series on stroke and diet.
17/12/2020 • 16 minutes 59 seconds
Strokes and Diet: Part 3
We continue our investigation on stroke risk and a plant-based diet. Today, it’s part 3 in our 4 part series on strokes.
10/12/2020 • 17 minutes 24 seconds
Strokes and Diet: Part 2
New research suggests that vegetarians are more prone to strokes. Here’s the research in part 2 of our 4 part series.
03/12/2020 • 17 minutes 7 seconds
Strokes and Diet: Part 1
Strokes and how not to have one. Here’s Part 1 of our 4 part series.
26/11/2020 • 17 minutes 30 seconds
The Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Sometimes our immune systems are our own worst enemies. Here are ways to prevent the inflammation that comes with immune dysfunction.
19/11/2020 • 13 minutes 35 seconds
COVID-19 Series: Can We Prevent the Next Pandemic?
Today we ask how can we prevent the next pandemic? (Hint: the answer has to do with changing our food system)
12/11/2020 • 14 minutes 22 seconds
COVID-19 Series: What Does the Future Hold?
What should we expect in the coming months and years with SARS-CoV-2? And what other pandemics might the future hold?
05/11/2020 • 20 minutes 56 seconds
COVID-19 Series: Do Face Masks Work?
Today we examine whether or not your pet is a disease vector and determine if that face mask you just bought actually works.
29/10/2020 • 17 minutes 59 seconds
COVID-19 Series: Hand Sanitizing
Today we discover lots of conflicting opinions about one of the simplest ways to inactivate the virus on our hands.
22/10/2020 • 14 minutes 6 seconds
COVID-19 Series: How to Avoid COVID-19?
Today we look at the transmission of the coronavirus and the length of time it can survive on surfaces like paper.
15/10/2020 • 13 minutes 53 seconds
COVID-19 Series: Immune-Boosting Foods and Zinc
Should we be eating immune-boosting foods and what about zinc? Does it help slow the replication of the virus?
08/10/2020 • 14 minutes 7 seconds
COVID-19 Series: What Does the Clinical Course of COVID-19 Look Like?
What does the clinical course of COVID-19 look like for those who survive and what changes can we make to modify our own risk factors?
01/10/2020 • 18 minutes 14 seconds
COVID-19 Series: Why Can’t We Stop COVID-19?
What can we learn from other countries and the 1918 pandemic to slow the spread?
24/09/2020 • 19 minutes 16 seconds
COVID-19 Series: The Emergence of SARS-CoV-2
Today we examine possible breeding grounds for coronaviruses including wet markets and livestock farms.
17/09/2020 • 21 minutes 20 seconds
COVID-19 Series: The Origin Story of the Coronavirus
In the last 17 years, there have been three new deadly coronavirus epidemics, but where do emerging diseases emerge from?
10/09/2020 • 15 minutes 18 seconds
Reviewing the Reviews
We read a lot of reviews. So we figured it was time to rate which reviews give us the best information.
03/09/2020 • 11 minutes 54 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 15
Today we share some of the latest research on how plant-based diets affect diabetes risk, migraines and calorie dense foods.
27/08/2020 • 17 minutes 28 seconds
Let’s Talk About Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a common condition, which can cause serious health problems. So how do we get it under control?
20/08/2020 • 16 minutes 25 seconds
The Obesity Epidemic – Part 3
Could food advertisements and corporate influence be playing a role in the obesity epidemic? Let’s find out.
13/08/2020 • 16 minutes 58 seconds
The Obesity Epidemic – Part 2
Today we continue our close look at the reasons why so many of us are overweight.
06/08/2020 • 17 minutes 21 seconds
The Obesity Epidemic – Part 1
Think there’s an obesity problem? You’re right! A third or more of all adults in the U.S. are obese. Here’s Part 1 in our series.
30/07/2020 • 18 minutes 56 seconds
That Fascinating Circadian Rhythm
Your internal biological clock is a powerful tool affecting nearly every organ in your body.
23/07/2020 • 18 minutes 15 seconds
Atherosclerosis and How Not to Get It
You have over a hundred thousand miles of arteries in your body. Here’s how to keep them healthy.
16/07/2020 • 14 minutes 29 seconds
Pandemics: History and Prevention – Part 2
Today we conclude our series on the history and prevention of pandemics.
09/07/2020 • 32 minutes 45 seconds
Pandemics: History and Prevention – Part 1
Wouldn’t it be great to time travel? Well that’s what we do today with part 1 of an episode from 10 years ago where I joined experts in predicting the emergence of a virulent new virus.
02/07/2020 • 27 minutes 8 seconds
Q&A with Dr. Greger
Dr. Greger takes a wide range of questions from listeners today from the ice bucket challenge, to the anti-microbial properties of silver, to nocturnal hypertension.
25/06/2020 • 35 minutes 10 seconds
The Latest on Women’s Health
Today we look at DHA use in pregnant women and the risks of hormone therapy.
18/06/2020 • 11 minutes 37 seconds
Alcohol and Your Health
Today we answer some of the big questions about alcohol use, touching on cancer and liver health.
11/06/2020 • 17 minutes 45 seconds
2020 Dietary Guidelines and You
Today we feature highlights from the 2019 Guidelines Advisory hearings.
04/06/2020 • 7 minutes 50 seconds
One on One with Klaus Mitchell
Dr. Greger talks to Klaus Mitchell, the Founder of Plant Based News.
28/05/2020 • 19 minutes 59 seconds
Vitamin Supplements – Do We Need Multivitamins?
Today we continue our series on vitamin supplements.
21/05/2020 • 5 minutes 25 seconds
Today’s Superfood: Garlic
Not only is it full of flavor, it’s also really good for you.
14/05/2020 • 15 minutes 40 seconds
The Incredible Edible Apple
Today we examine the merits of an almost biblical fruit.
07/05/2020 • 15 minutes 1 second
Evidence-Based Weight Loss
Today on the show I get to talk about one of my favorite topics, which happens to be the subject of my new book, How Not to Diet.
30/04/2020 • 1 hour 1 minute 13 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 14
Today it’s the exotic and occasionally toxic star fruit, the industry’s response to sugary breakfast cereal and the healthful effects of the fabulous flax seed.
23/04/2020 • 14 minutes 32 seconds
Exactly When Should We Eat?
Weight loss can be even more challenging if we’re eating at the wrong time of day.
16/04/2020 • 12 minutes 12 seconds
Intermittent Fasting Part 4
Today we conclude our series on intermittent fasting with a cautionary tale.
09/04/2020 • 14 minutes 45 seconds
Intermittent Fasting Part 3
Today we feature part 3 of our series on the effects of intermittent fasting as we ask the question is fasting safe?
02/04/2020 • 25 minutes 43 seconds
Intermittent Fasting Part 2
Today we feature part 2 of our series on the effects of intermittent fasting with the pros and cons of caloric restriction.
26/03/2020 • 17 minutes 19 seconds
Intermittent Fasting Part 1
Hundreds of calories can be cut from one’s daily diet. What is the long-term effect of doing this? Today we launch a four-part series on intermittent fasting.
19/03/2020 • 19 minutes 30 seconds
Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
It’s a commonly held myth that vegetarians come up short when it comes to getting enough protein. On today’s show – we look at the facts.
12/03/2020 • 11 minutes 52 seconds
What’s Up with Energy Drinks
Nearly 7 billion energy drinks are sold a year. So how do they affect your health?
05/03/2020 • 12 minutes 7 seconds
Non-Dairy Milk Extravaganza
There are so many milks that aren’t from cows it can make your head spin. Today we count the ways.
27/02/2020 • 13 minutes 36 seconds
If you thought vegetables only grew on land – you are deliciously mistaken.
20/02/2020 • 10 minutes 48 seconds
How the consumption of hormones in animal products can affect us in different ways.
13/02/2020 • 11 minutes 55 seconds
Sugar and Your Health
The effects of too much added sugar are anything but sweet.
06/02/2020 • 8 minutes 9 seconds
One on One Interview with Ferdinand Beck
We continue our “Nutrition Facts One on One” series with an interview with Ferdinand of the Vegains podcast.
30/01/2020 • 31 minutes 44 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 13
Today Dr. Greger lets us in on a little cooking secret, we put refrigerator water filters to the test and we look at how certain foods are linked to happiness and well-being.
23/01/2020 • 16 minutes 58 seconds
Vitamin Supplements: Do We Need Extra Vitamin C?
Today we take a close look at the effects of vitamin C supplements.
16/01/2020 • 9 minutes 16 seconds
Chew Your Way to Good Health
Today we examine the effects of gum chewing on hunger and appetite.
09/01/2020 • 10 minutes 58 seconds
Today’s Super Food: The Acai Berry
Today we continue our series on super foods. Do Acai berries make the cut?
02/01/2020 • 15 minutes 41 seconds
The Food Industry and You
Today we are going to take a close look on an industry we don’t hear a lot about in the news – the food industry.
26/12/2019 • 18 minutes 18 seconds
Weight Loss – In a Pill?
If weight loss in a pill sounds too to be true - then it’s time to take a look at the facts.
19/12/2019 • 9 minutes 24 seconds
Keto Diet Series – Part 2
Today on the show, part 2 of my Keto Diet Series. In short: don’t do it!
12/12/2019 • 18 minutes 22 seconds
Keto Diet Series – Part 1
Low carbs – high fat. What’s the problem with the Ketogenic diet? Today we hear part one of our series.
05/12/2019 • 19 minutes 32 seconds
How to Prevent Alzheimer’s with Diet
We may not be able to cure it, but we can work to prevent it. Here’s how.
28/11/2019 • 12 minutes 13 seconds
Help for High Blood Pressure
Today we look at some lifestyle changes to improve one of our deadliest health conditions.
21/11/2019 • 19 minutes 24 seconds
Loving your Liver
Today we explore the best way to show love to our hardworking livers.
14/11/2019 • 11 minutes 54 seconds
Foodborne Brain Parasites and You
How not to get the parasite that has already infected a quarter of all Americans.
07/11/2019 • 15 minutes 59 seconds
Do We Need Extra Vitamin D? Today we explore the powerful properties and correct dosage of supplemental Vitamin D.
31/10/2019 • 14 minutes 37 seconds
This Week’s Power Food: Flax Seeds
They have an amazing effect on our blood pressure, prostate, and even menstrual cycles.
24/10/2019 • 11 minutes 28 seconds
Raising Healthy Children
Today we explore the best foods to counteract autism, childhood infections and cognitive defects.
17/10/2019 • 16 minutes 3 seconds
The Latest on Men’s Health
Today we zero in on the best diet for a problematic prostate.
10/10/2019 • 10 minutes 54 seconds
The Latest on Women’s Health
Today we look at cannabis for breastfeeding and pregnant women and the use of fennel and ginger for painful periods.
03/10/2019 • 12 minutes 46 seconds
Too Much of a Green Thing?
Turns out there may be a down side to large amounts of a few green, leafy vegetables.
26/09/2019 • 11 minutes 49 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 12
Today we look at the effectiveness of duct tape for wart removal, we create a solution for washing fruits and vegetables, and examine the remarkable impact of the structure of food.
19/09/2019 • 16 minutes 23 seconds
The Healthiest Way to Cook
Today we find out what happens when we boil, steam and fry our food.
12/09/2019 • 15 minutes 47 seconds
Just Say No to Reflux
When your food tries to escape back up your esophagus – it’s time to take action.
05/09/2019 • 18 minutes 39 seconds
One on One with Tino of Bananiac
Today Dr. Greger is interviewed by the nutritionist Tino of the Bananiac podcast.
29/08/2019 • 20 minutes 56 seconds
That feeling in your bones? Today we examine which foods can help with joint health.
22/08/2019 • 15 minutes 33 seconds
Hat’s off to the compounds that help defend our cells from damage.
15/08/2019 • 14 minutes 21 seconds
Rethinking Saturated Fats?
Don’t reach for that stick of butter anytime soon.
08/08/2019 • 22 minutes
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 11
Today we explore cooking to live longer, the health benefits of coffee, and pesticides in Marijuana.
01/08/2019 • 18 minutes 12 seconds
Today’s Power Food: Blueberries
The star of our show today is a multi-talented fruit.
25/07/2019 • 13 minutes 24 seconds
A Longer Life
Today we look at the best way to live healthier into old age.
18/07/2019 • 15 minutes 1 second
Manipulating the Science
What happens when industry and facts collide.
11/07/2019 • 14 minutes 37 seconds
Love Those Avocados
They’re green, they’re mushy and they’re loaded with goodness.
04/07/2019 • 9 minutes 20 seconds
Wary of Dairy
The traditional appeal of dairy gets a closer look.
27/06/2019 • 16 minutes 55 seconds
Do You Have Orthorexia?
What is orthorexia? If you follow a healthy diet, you could be described as an orthorexic.
20/06/2019 • 16 minutes 18 seconds
Microplastics and You
Microplastics are everywhere. In fact, you may be eating or drinking them right now.
13/06/2019 • 15 minutes 18 seconds
Nutrition Chat with Gianna Simone
Today I share with you a chat I had with actress Gianna Simone on a wide variety of nutrition topics.
06/06/2019 • 30 minutes 11 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 10
On the docket today: cell phone radiation, marijuana edibles, and a study that reveals who has the healthiest thoughts and habits about food.
30/05/2019 • 15 minutes 44 seconds
Today’s Power Food: Walnuts
Today we begin the first in an occasional series – highlighting one healthy food with demonstrable health benefits
23/05/2019 • 8 minutes 45 seconds
Infertility is a common condition. Today we look at dietary issues that may impact it.
16/05/2019 • 13 minutes 40 seconds
A Healthy Thyroid
It controls your metabolism, produces hormones, regulates your body temperature. So what can we do to keep it healthy?
09/05/2019 • 15 minutes 51 seconds
Teeth and Smiles
Today we find out how plant-based diets may help prevent oral disease, such as gum disease.
02/05/2019 • 12 minutes 39 seconds
A World without Back Pain
Got an achy back? Time to take a closer look at your diet.
25/04/2019 • 13 minutes 41 seconds
Getting Arthritis Under Control
Today we look at the best way to treat arthritis – and manage the inflammation that causes it.
18/04/2019 • 16 minutes 58 seconds
New Studies on Breast Cancer
Which foods help mitigate the risk of breast cancer? Let’s find out what the science says.
11/04/2019 • 21 minutes 1 second
Happier and Healthier
Today we look at research that shows the effects of certain foods and nutrients on mental illness.
04/04/2019 • 17 minutes 59 seconds
DNA Protection and Diet
There are ways to limit the DNA damage that occurs in our bodies everyday. Here’s how.
28/03/2019 • 11 minutes 18 seconds
Today we discover the therapeutic effect of wonderful smelling herbs, flowers, and fruit.
21/03/2019 • 14 minutes 6 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 9
Today’s stories bring you the facts on the use of ginger for obesity, whether or not sweating helps us get rid of lead and mercury in our bodies, and a study comparing the merits of Kosher and organic chicken.
14/03/2019 • 18 minutes 30 seconds
Boosting Immune Function
Don’t like getting sick? Here are some ways to avoid it through our diets
07/03/2019 • 13 minutes 25 seconds
From Roman Gladiators to vegetarians and meat eaters – today we discover how diet can affect our strength and endurance.
28/02/2019 • 16 minutes 2 seconds
Daily Dozen Checklist
Today I share with you the tracking system for making sure you eat a variety of the healthiest foods every day.
21/02/2019 • 17 minutes 6 seconds
Today we explore some alternative ways to deal with indigestion.
14/02/2019 • 11 minutes 17 seconds
The Latest on Children’s Health
A surprising percentage of our children experience health problems due to poor diet.
07/02/2019 • 14 minutes 9 seconds
Today we look at what some recent studies tell us about the nutritional impact of cheese.
31/01/2019 • 13 minutes 27 seconds
Smart Brain Health
Are you smart enough to keep your brain healthy? Here are some helpful tips.
24/01/2019 • 16 minutes 1 second
Macrobiotic Diet Pros and Cons
It’s the original counterculture diet. But is the macrobiotic diet healthy?
17/01/2019 • 12 minutes 5 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 8
Our grab bag of facts today includes adding milk to your coffee, the best food for late pregnancy, and the benefits of blueberries.
10/01/2019 • 15 minutes
Why is fiber so important, and are you getting enough?
03/01/2019 • 14 minutes 47 seconds
Preventing Colon Cancer
New research on a leading cause of death in the United States.
27/12/2018 • 14 minutes 46 seconds
21st Century Gout
You don’t have to be Henry the VIII to get gout. Find out how to prevent and treat gout with food.
20/12/2018 • 16 minutes 4 seconds
New research on one of my favorite family of super foods.
13/12/2018 • 16 minutes 50 seconds
Diet may be more important than you think in treating this autoimmune disorder.
06/12/2018 • 15 minutes 40 seconds
New Research on the Optimal Diet
We constantly see new diets being touted. What does the research tell us about which is best?
29/11/2018 • 15 minutes 47 seconds
The Back Story on Cannabis
What are the long-term health consequences of smoking cannabis?
22/11/2018 • 14 minutes
More on Melatonin
Today we figure out a safe way to get the sleep inducing properties of Melatonin.
15/11/2018 • 18 minutes 25 seconds
Spilling the Beans
Just can’t get enough beans. Here’s why.
08/11/2018 • 16 minutes 21 seconds
Just the Flax
Listen to what this little seed can do.
01/11/2018 • 12 minutes 4 seconds
My Slim and Healthy Greek Diet
It’s time to be transported to the Greek Isles. What does the science say about the Mediterranean-type diet?
25/10/2018 • 14 minutes 26 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 7
Today we unlock the power of chia seeds, detox mercury, and study dietary approaches to female sexual dysfunction.
18/10/2018 • 18 minutes 2 seconds
The Sodium Debate
How much is too much?
11/10/2018 • 18 minutes 13 seconds
Lifestyle medicine prescribes healthy habits to prevent and reverse some chronic diseases. Why don’t more doctors study and practice lifestyle medicine?
04/10/2018 • 13 minutes 25 seconds
Knowledge Is Power
Today we explore the vast nutritional research resources available to us online.
27/09/2018 • 10 minutes 36 seconds
More on Vitamin Supplements
Most of the vitamins we need come from plants. So, should we supplement? Here’s what the science says about a few key vitamins.
20/09/2018 • 16 minutes 7 seconds
Tea Tree Oil
The pros and cons of tea tree oil.
13/09/2018 • 14 minutes 23 seconds
Cooked Meat Carcinogens
Preparation techniques to reduce the risk.
06/09/2018 • 16 minutes 48 seconds
The Power of Tea
This natural beverage is a staple around the world. And it can even reverse the progression of some diseases.
30/08/2018 • 18 minutes 26 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 6
Back by popular demand, it’s the Nutrition Facts grab bag with the latest research on aloe, kale vs. cabbage and the power of apple peels.
23/08/2018 • 15 minutes 51 seconds
Not so Sweet
Artificial sweeteners are not really all that sweet – and some have properties that can do more harm than good.
16/08/2018 • 13 minutes 58 seconds
It’s shark week on Nutrition Facts with our special episode on shark cartilage supplements.
09/08/2018 • 13 minutes
Music as Medicine
Today we harness the sublime power of music for better health.
02/08/2018 • 12 minutes 51 seconds
A Glut of Gluten
We hear a lot about gluten sensitivity. Today we go deep to understand better ways to control that sensitivity and improve our diet.
26/07/2018 • 16 minutes 55 seconds
Preventing Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s disease is a serious autoimmune condition that affects many parts of our digestive tract. Diet can play an important part in developing and alleviating symptoms. Listen in to find out how.
19/07/2018 • 15 minutes 41 seconds
A Healthy Bladder
Bladder infections are a common and painful problem. Can diet help to prevent and treat bladder issues?
12/07/2018 • 15 minutes 28 seconds
Coping with Allergies
You sneeze, itch, break into a rash. What can you do? Today we look to our diets for an answer.
05/07/2018 • 15 minutes 24 seconds
Nutrition and Addiction
We come across many temptations every day. Here’s is how good nutrition can help.
28/06/2018 • 11 minutes 56 seconds
Food as Medicine: TEDx Talk
If you’ve ever wanted the back story on how I became such a strong advocate for information based nutrition – here it is!
21/06/2018 • 18 minutes 52 seconds
Getting Political: Putting the Public at Risk
The tobacco industry, the food industry, and the chemical industry are powerful players in creating the products we use every day. And their profit is our peril. Here’s the story.
14/06/2018 • 15 minutes 47 seconds
What to Take After Surgery
Today we look at some surprising dietary strategies that can help us speed recovery after surgery.
07/06/2018 • 11 minutes 41 seconds
Improving Immune Function
If you want to help your body defend itself against invaders that attack your immune system, you’ll want to take a listen.
31/05/2018 • 15 minutes 18 seconds
New Research on Autism
There may be some steps we can take when it comes Autism awareness and prevention.
24/05/2018 • 16 minutes 36 seconds
Men’s Health: Counting Sperm
Today we consider some ways to ensure sperm health and fertility. Hint: you may want to put your cell phone down.
17/05/2018 • 13 minutes 53 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 5
Back by popular demand, it’s the Nutrition Facts grab bag with new research on coconut oil, good gut bacteria, and calcium supplements.
10/05/2018 • 16 minutes 44 seconds
Understanding the Mammogram Paradox
Ironically, women who are harmed the most may be the ones who claim the greatest benefit.
03/05/2018 • 19 minutes 3 seconds
Mammograms: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Can getting a mammogram actually cause you harm? Today we look at the data to get some answers.
26/04/2018 • 15 minutes 40 seconds
Who Should Get Mammograms?
Today we ask the question, “Who should get mammograms?” The guidelines for mammograms have been changing. So, where does that leave us now?
19/04/2018 • 17 minutes 38 seconds
Men’s Health: A Healthy Prostate
Today I discuss the best way to help keep prostates cancer-free.
12/04/2018 • 17 minutes 19 seconds
The Perils of Inflammation
If you have it, you’ll want to get rid of it. On today’s show, the dangers of inflammation in disease.
05/04/2018 • 20 minutes 46 seconds
This Just In About Avocados
The surprising health benefits of that funny green fruit.
29/03/2018 • 17 minutes 39 seconds
Fighting Cancer with Diet
There are lots of ways to fight cancer. On today’s show we look at what happens when you put cancer on a plant-based diet.
22/03/2018 • 18 minutes 31 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 4
The latest news on a variety of topics, including lead, autism and diet, and countering stress-induced immune suppression.
15/03/2018 • 16 minutes 2 seconds
Dr. Greger in the Kitchen
Today I put on my apron to share some recipes from my new How Not to Die Cookbook.
08/03/2018 • 12 minutes 54 seconds
The Health Effects of Oil Pulling
What is oil pulling, you may ask? Listen in and learn what the science says about this ancient Ayurvedic practice.
01/03/2018 • 16 minutes 45 seconds
The Health Effects of Marijuana
Today we look at new research on the health effects of marijuana.
22/02/2018 • 12 minutes 2 seconds
The Latest on Women’s Health
On today’s show I discuss some of the latest research affecting women’s health, including diet remedies for menopause, calcium deficiencies, and the rise in blood lead levels.
15/02/2018 • 17 minutes 2 seconds
Radiation and Microwaves
What’s the unhealthiest thing about your microwave oven? The answer may surprise you.
08/02/2018 • 14 minutes 2 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 3
Today, back by popular demand, we present the nutrition facts grab bag with the latest news on a whole variety of topics.
01/02/2018 • 16 minutes 41 seconds
Dr Greger’s Daily Dozen
Dr. Greger shares a handy checklist of all the things he fits into his daily routine.
25/01/2018 • 10 minutes 30 seconds
Is Your Toothpaste Safe?
They may have a nice taste and clean your teeth, but some toothpastes contain compounds that may have some unexpected side effects.
18/01/2018 • 13 minutes 59 seconds
Your Brain on Cell Phones
You might wonder what the authorities have to say about brain cancer and mobile phones. Here’s your answer.
11/01/2018 • 13 minutes 16 seconds
Do We Need an Annual Check-Up?
Dr. Greger looks into the risks and benefits of getting an annual check-up.
04/01/2018 • 11 minutes 53 seconds
Diet and Autism
Improvements in some autistic children points to the growing benefits of a plant based diet.
28/12/2017 • 20 minutes 44 seconds
Women’s Health: The Best Diet for Fibroids
Today we look at the best diet for fibroids, the most common tumors of the female reproductive system.
21/12/2017 • 16 minutes 2 seconds
Dealing with Eczema
We explore some new remedies for one of the most common skin disorders—Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema.
14/12/2017 • 15 minutes 21 seconds
New Research on Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a vital component of our cells, which is why our body makes all that we need…until our diet gets in the way.
07/12/2017 • 17 minutes 4 seconds
Beans, Beans: The Truth About Lectins
Did you know that some say that lectins – a substance found in beans – can do your body harm? Here are the facts.
30/11/2017 • 20 minutes 13 seconds
The Latest on Children’s Health
Recent studies support several strategies for getting children to eat healthier foods in social settings and at home.
23/11/2017 • 15 minutes 22 seconds
New Thoughts on a Healthy Weight
Of the many factors that go into maintaining a healthy body weight, one that we have control over is our diet. How may diet affect weight?
16/11/2017 • 14 minutes 5 seconds
We all know the feeling - low energy, fighting to keep our eyes open, and experiencing this ebb day in and day out. Today we explore the topic of fatigue.
09/11/2017 • 14 minutes 19 seconds
What’s the Deal with Coconuts?
On today’s show, we take a close look at coconut oil, the fat in coconut milk. Should we eat it or avoid it? Let's see what the science says.
02/11/2017 • 15 minutes 41 seconds
The Latest on Women’s Health
Today we discuss three topics that may affect the quality of life for women throughout their lifetimes: pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome, and bacterial vaginosis.
26/10/2017 • 18 minutes 36 seconds
Treating Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common internal cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death for American men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Tune in to hear how lifestyle habits appear to be important in both preventing and treating prostate cancer.
19/10/2017 • 14 minutes 27 seconds
The Skinny on Trans Fats
A lot of junk food comes loaded with trans fats which may raise our bad “LDL” cholesterol when consumed in nearly any quantity. In today's episode, I talk about trans fat oil bans, as well as our primary sources of this substance.
12/10/2017 • 15 minutes 18 seconds
The Benefits of Acai Berries
Açai berries are touted for their antioxidant power. Today we look at what the science says about this so-called "superfood."
05/10/2017 • 14 minutes 51 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 2
Today we bring back the nutrition facts grab bag with the latest news on a whole variety of topics: Vitamin D supplements for treating fibromyalgia, the optimal white blood cell count, and autoimmune disease hidradenitis-suppurativa.
28/09/2017 • 19 minutes 44 seconds
The Arsenic Effect
Even at low-level exposure, arsenic is not just a known human carcinogen, but it may impair our immune function and increase our risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Here’s a story about the effects of too much arsenic in the diet.
21/09/2017 • 17 minutes 41 seconds
Treating Acne with Diet
Acne affects millions worldwide. Can nutrition curtail and control this common condition?
07/09/2017 • 12 minutes 26 seconds
How Much Exercise is Enough?
30 minutes? 15 minutes? Every other day? Today we look at the bigger picture about exercise.
31/08/2017 • 12 minutes 59 seconds
To Pee or Not to Pee
That is the question. The answer is found in the foods that bring us urinary tract health.
24/08/2017 • 15 minutes 55 seconds
You know you’ve always wondered: are smoothies good for me or do they just cause weight gain? Here's what the science says.
17/08/2017 • 15 minutes 54 seconds
With all the bad news out there about foods that are detrimental to our cardiovascular and sexual health, here are some positive steps we can take.
10/08/2017 • 16 minutes 22 seconds
The Lowdown on BPA
BPA is one of the most widely used chemicals in the world. What are the consequences of BPA in the food supply?
03/08/2017 • 15 minutes 16 seconds
Nutrition Facts Grab-Bag: The Latest Research
Today we highlight a few surprise sources of potential cancer risk.
27/07/2017 • 21 minutes 53 seconds
Lowering Lead Levels with Diet
Learn how diet may reduce the effects of lead exposure.
20/07/2017 • 18 minutes 2 seconds
It’s Heavy: The Backstory on Lead
How was one of the most toxic substances not immediately banned from commercial and industrial use?
13/07/2017 • 15 minutes 25 seconds
Wake Up and Drink the Coffee
Dietary beverage guidelines give relatively high rankings to tea and coffee.