Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger

By Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM

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Have you ever wondered if there’s a natural way to lower your high blood pressure, guard against Alzheimers, lose weight, and feel better? Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, founder of, and author of the instant New York Times bestseller “How Not to Die” celebrates evidence-based nutrition to add years to our life and life to our years.

Episode Date
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 9
Today’s stories bring you the facts on the use of ginger for obesity, whether or not sweating helps us get rid of lead and mercury in our bodies, and a study comparing the merits of Kosher and organic chicken.
Mar 14, 2019
Boosting Immune Function
Don’t like getting sick? Here are some ways to avoid it through our diets
Mar 07, 2019
Vegetarian Athletes
From Roman Gladiators to vegetarians and meat eaters – today we discover how diet can affect our strength and endurance.
Feb 28, 2019
Daily Dozen Checklist
Today I share with you the tracking system for making sure you eat a variety of the healthiest foods every day.
Feb 21, 2019
Stomach Troubles
Today we explore some alternative ways to deal with indigestion.
Feb 14, 2019
The Latest on Children’s Health
A surprising percentage of our children experience health problems due to poor diet.
Feb 07, 2019
Say Cheese?
Today we look at what some recent studies tell us about the nutritional impact of cheese.
Jan 31, 2019
Smart Brain Health
Are you smart enough to keep your brain healthy? Here are some helpful tips.
Jan 24, 2019
Macrobiotic Diet Pros and Cons
It’s the original counterculture diet. But is the macrobiotic diet healthy?
Jan 17, 2019
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 8
Our grab bag of facts today includes adding milk to your coffee, the best food for late pregnancy, and the benefits of blueberries.
Jan 10, 2019
Fabulous Fiber
Why is fiber so important, and are you getting enough?
Jan 03, 2019
Preventing Colon Cancer
New research on a leading cause of death in the United States.
Dec 27, 2018
21st Century Gout
You don’t have to be Henry the VIII to get gout. Find out how to prevent and treat gout with food.
Dec 20, 2018
Splendiferous Cruciferous
New research on one of my favorite family of super foods.
Dec 13, 2018
Treating Psoriasis
Diet may be more important than you think in treating this autoimmune disorder.
Dec 06, 2018
New Research on the Optimal Diet
We constantly see new diets being touted. What does the research tell us about which is best?
Nov 29, 2018
The Back Story on Cannabis
What are the long-term health consequences of smoking cannabis?
Nov 22, 2018
More on Melatonin
Today we figure out a safe way to get the sleep inducing properties of Melatonin.
Nov 15, 2018
Spilling the Beans
Just can’t get enough beans. Here’s why.
Nov 08, 2018
Just the Flax
Listen to what this little seed can do.
Nov 01, 2018
My Slim and Healthy Greek Diet
It’s time to be transported to the Greek Isles. What does the science say about the Mediterranean-type diet?
Oct 25, 2018
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 7
Today we unlock the power of chia seeds, detox mercury, and study dietary approaches to female sexual dysfunction.
Oct 18, 2018
The Sodium Debate
How much is too much?
Oct 11, 2018
Lifestyle Medicine
Lifestyle medicine prescribes healthy habits to prevent and reverse some chronic diseases. Why don’t more doctors study and practice lifestyle medicine?
Oct 04, 2018
Knowledge Is Power
Today we explore the vast nutritional research resources available to us online.
Sep 27, 2018
More on Vitamin Supplements
Most of the vitamins we need come from plants. So, should we supplement? Here’s what the science says about a few key vitamins.
Sep 20, 2018
Tea Tree Oil
The pros and cons of tea tree oil.
Sep 13, 2018
Cooked Meat Carcinogens
Preparation techniques to reduce the risk.
Sep 06, 2018
The Power of Tea
This natural beverage is a staple around the world. And it can even reverse the progression of some diseases.
Aug 30, 2018
Nutrition Facts Grab Bag 6
Back by popular demand, it’s the Nutrition Facts grab bag with the latest research on aloe, kale vs. cabbage and the power of apple peels.
Aug 23, 2018