For most people the coronavirus pandemic announced around a year ago came as a surprise. Personally it was a challenge to suddenly discover that some priorities were about to be transformed and much-needed adjustments would take place in an effort to adapt to this life-changing situation. How can we move
In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of everything I try to fit into my daily routine. In my book How Not to Die, I suggest we try to center our diets around whole plant foods. Some plants are healthier than others, though. Apparently, you can live for extended periods eating practically nothing
“For many years, the RDA [recommended daily allowance] for all vitamins were based on preventing deficiency, with a margin of safety,” but the miniscule amount of vitamin C needed to avoid scurvy, for example, is not necessarily the ideal intake for optimal health. What might the optimal intake of vitamin C be?
Last week, we determined that stress wreaks havoc on our health. Now it’s time to start at square one: Identifying your stress triggers. What symptoms of stress do you feel in your body? Headaches, digestive issues, muscle tension, low energy? Jot down any ways that stress affects your mental or emotional state.
Most deaths in the United States are preventable and related to nutrition. Read Dr. Greger’s Best Selling book: How Not To Die. Click the book for purchase information. In addition to showing what to eat to help prevent the top 15 causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen—a checklist
In a study of the dietary advice given by newspapers in the United Kingdom, “no credible scientific basis” was found for most claims. Indeed, “[m]isreporting of dietary advice…is widespread and may contribute to public misconceptions about food and health”—and potentially not only the public. Scientists like to think they are not influenced
Ellen Langer challenges the idea that the limits we put on ourselves, as we age, are real. Opening our minds to what’s possible, instead of presuming impossible, can lead to better well-being, at any age. We need to realize that our perspective on aging is often based on old assumptions,
Dr. Michael Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting edge research exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our most feared causes of death and disability. Watch this video