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Dr. Michael Greger: How do we slow aging?

Basically, the theory goes, we’re rusting.

October 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: Aging

A six-year study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found three behaviors exerted enormous impact on mortality: not currently smoking, consuming a healthier diet, and moderately exercising at … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Easy New Year’s Resolution — Eat More Berries!

After we eat, our bodies create free radicals in the process of breaking down our food. That’s why we need to eat antioxidant-rich foods with every meal to counteract this … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jose Padua: A poem in which chocolate is a metaphor for the great power hidden inside us

When my daughter asks why we are eating chocolate when we’re supposed to be eating just healthy food now that we’re on diets I explain to her that chocolate contains … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: How to Get Enough Antioxidants Each Day

We need to get a daily minimum of 8-11,000 antioxidant units a day in our food. To reach that minimum, all we have to do is eat lots of fruits … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why Coffee Is Good for You

Coffee contains compounds that have important health benefits. It is more than just dark-colored liquid with caffeine. Coffee actually contains hundreds of different compounds, some of which have important health … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · 8 Comments

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