Tonight, inside my body, the blood races through veins, passing in its circuit a piece of chicken wire. Calling it something homely gives me all the power over the stent … Continue reading
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.
Eating fruits and vegetables as a young adult prevents heart disease later in life, according to a study published online in Circulation. Researchers followed 2,506 participants as part of the … Continue reading
When he was a surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. published a controversial paper in the American Journal of Cardiology noting that heart bypass operations carry significant … Continue reading
Nearly 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease daily, with an average of one death occurring every 40 seconds. An estimated 7.1 million Americans have experienced a heart attack during their … Continue reading
A Vegan Diet and Weight Loss: A vegan diet leads to the most weight loss, compared with other dietary patterns, according to a new study in the journal Nutrition. Sixty-three … Continue reading
According to new studies, people who follow the dietary recommendations from the American Institute for Cancer Research are protected not only from cancer but also from heart disease, respiratory disease, … Continue reading
Many of today’s lifestyle medicine doctors, myself included, were greatly influenced by Nathan Pritikin, the nutrition pioneer who started reversing heart disease with a plant-based diet and exercise back in … Continue reading
Though I was trained as a general practitioner, my chosen specialty is lifestyle medicine. Most of the reasons we go see our doctors are for diseases that could have been … Continue reading
Sergei Boutenko charms us while explaining the connection between diet and disease.
As it turns out, the leading causes of death in America are … ourselves. Dr. Michael Greger explains how we are killing ourselves and what we can do about it.