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Dr. Michael Greger: Dialing Down the Grim Reaper Gene

Only about 1 in 10,000 people live to be a 100 years old. What’s their secret?

December 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rick Campbell: Heart of Dependent Arising

She’s rolled into surgery
and as the drugs wash over her
she tries to remember her
Medicine Buddha meditation.

May 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Dr. Michael Greger: How to Suppress the Aging Enzyme TOR

Over the last decade, more than 5,000 papers have been published about TOR, an engine-of-aging enzyme inhibited by the drug rapamycin. (What is TOR? Check out my videos Why Do We Age? and Caloric Restriction … Continue reading

January 12, 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

George Monbiot: Unprostrated

I have prostate cancer, but I’m happy. Here’s how. It came, as these things often do, like a gunshot on a quiet street: shocking and disorienting. In early December, my … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · 3 Comments

Video: How Not To Die (An Animated Summary)

. We have tremendous power over our health and longevity. In this short animated video, Dr Michael Greger summarizes his best-selling book How Not to Die. . . . Email Subscribers … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Dr. Michael Greger: How curry kills cancer cells

It is estimated that the human body consists of ten or so trillion cells. Almost all of these cells get turned over within approximately 100 days. That means we’re like … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

New Study: A Traditional African Diet Helps Prevent Colorectal Cancer

. Eating corn, vegetables, fruit, and legumes instead of meat and dairy prevents colorectal cancer, according to a new study published in The Journal of Nutrition. African-Americans suffer a higher incidence … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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