Posts by: Michael Greger, M.D.

Researchers find exercise often works just as well as drugs for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, and the prevention of diabetes.

Exercise is medicine.

Watch this video to learn more.

In health,
Michael Greger, M.D.


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As much as I love mushrooms, they are seldom a main dish for me.

Portobellos are the exception because they’re so hearty and satisfying.

This open-faced knife-and-fork sandwich makes a quick and easy lunch or dinner entrée.

Difficulty:  Easy

Daily Dozen Foods: 

Greens, Herbs and Spices, Other Vegetables, Whole Grains



8-12 ounces portobello […]

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From a medical journal editor:

“Like any group with vested interests, the food industry resists regulation. Faced with a growing scientific consensus that salt increases blood pressure…major food manufacturers have adopted desperate measures to try to stop governments from recommending salt reduction. Rather than reformulate their products, manufacturers have lobbied governments, refused to […]

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Fruit is low in calories, […]

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Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition, and developed this live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect some of our most common medical conditions.



In my annual nutrition review last year, Continue Reading

The microbiome revolution in medicine is beginning to uncover the underappreciated role our healthy gut bacteria play in nutrition and health.

Recently, it has become apparent that our DNA “does not tell the whole story of our individuality and other factors, environmental factors, play an important role in human health and […]

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I’ve always pictured my role primarily as providing the latest science, but you can’t understand all the new discoveries without a good foundation. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans has a chapter on food components to reduce. But, when they say things like “reduce intake of solid fats (major sources of saturated and trans fatty acids),” […]

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