Category: Diseases and Prevention

Reversing Diabetes with Food 0

Reversing Diabetes with Food

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with severe calorie restriction—whether by surgery or starvation—but can also be reversed by simply eating healthier. Type 2...

Reversing Diabetes with Surgery 0

Reversing Diabetes with Surgery

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Is the reversal of type 2 diabetes with gastric bypass surgery due to the actual operation or just the severely restrictive diet required for...

Is the Fiber Theory Wrong? 0

Is the Fiber Theory Wrong?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: The extraordinarily low rates of chronic disease among plant-based populations have been attributed to fiber, but reductionist thinking may lead us astray. My video...

What’s Your Gut Microbiome Enterotype? 0

What’s Your Gut Microbiome Enterotype?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: There appear to be just two types of people in the world: those who have mostly Bacteroides type bacteria in their gut, and those...

How to Reduce the Risk of Sudden Death 0

How to Reduce the Risk of Sudden Death

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Diet and lifestyle improvements started even late in life can offer dramatic benefits. Here’s the video I mentioned about the control we have over...

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes 0

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: When placed head-to-head against the American Diabetes Association diet, how do plant-based diets fare in terms of not only blood sugar, body weight, and...

Should We All Get Colonoscopies Starting at Age 50? 0

Should We All Get Colonoscopies Starting at Age 50?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Why do U.S. doctors continue to recommend colonoscopies when most other countries recommend less invasive colon cancer screening methods? Serious harm in 1 out...

What to Take Before a Colonoscopy 0

What to Take Before a Colonoscopy

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: By preventing colon spasms, peppermint oil can both reduce the pain and discomfort of colonoscopies for the patient and make the scope easier to...

Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression 0

Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: If depression can be induced with pro-inflammatory drugs, might an anti-inflammatory diet be effective in preventing and treating mood disorders? Whoa, I packed a...

Are Calcium Supplements Effective? 0

Are Calcium Supplements Effective?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: What is the optimal daily dietary calcium intake and might benefits for the bones outweigh the risks to the heart of calcium supplements? What’s...

Are Calcium Supplements Safe? 0

Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: The unnaturally large, rapid, and sustained calcium levels in the blood caused by calcium supplements may explain why calcium from supplements, but not from...