Category: Heart Disease

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...

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...

Mediterranean Diet and Atherosclerosis 0

Mediterranean Diet and Atherosclerosis

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: What happens inside the arteries going to the hearts and brains of those who add nuts or extra virgin olive oil to their diet?...

Optimal Diet: Just Give it To Me Straight, Doc 0

Optimal Diet: Just Give it To Me Straight, Doc

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Why is there a reticence to provide the public with guidelines that will spare them from preventable disease and premature death? So what should...

Everything in Moderation? Even Heart Disease? 0

Everything in Moderation? Even Heart Disease?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Health authorities appear to have taken the patronizing view that the public can’t handle the truth and would rather the science be watered down....

Oxygenating Blood With Nitrate-Rich Vegetables 0

Oxygenating Blood With Nitrate-Rich Vegetables

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Vegetables such as beets and arugula can improve athletic performance by improving oxygen delivery and utilization, but what about for those who really need...

Olive Oil and Artery Function 0

Olive Oil and Artery Function

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Does extra virgin olive oil have the same adverse effect on arterial function as refined oils and animal fats? Fatty Meals May Impair Artery...

High Blood Pressure May Be a Choice 0

High Blood Pressure May Be a Choice

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Eating a diet low enough in sodium (salt) can prevent the rise in hypertension risk as we age. I’ve badly neglected sodium on NutritionFacts.org,...

Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise 0

Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Diet and exercise synergize to improve endothelial function, the ability of our arteries to relax normally. This is a follow-up video to Turmeric Curcumin...

How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet 0

How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: The first-line treatment for hypertension is lifestyle modification, which often includes the DASH diet. What is it and how can it be improved? This...

Can Oatmeal Reverse Heart Disease? 0

Can Oatmeal Reverse Heart Disease?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Less than 3% of Americans meet the daily recommended fiber intake despite research suggesting high-fiber foods such as whole grains can affect the progression...

Drugs and the Demise of the Rice Diet 0

Drugs and the Demise of the Rice Diet

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: What is the contemporary relevance of Dr. Kempner’s rice and fruit protocol for the reversal of chronic disease? For background on this amazing story,...