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Michael Greger, M.D.
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Physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.
Physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.

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How can we eat to protect our telomeres? See my latest +Care2 post:
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We’ve known for a half century that plant-based diets are associated with lower diabetes risk, but how low does one have to optimally go on animal product and junk food consumption?

Click the link to watch the video: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-and-diabetes/
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Largest prospective study on diet and cancer in history finds poultry consumption (less than a half of a chicken breast a day) is associated with a 72% increased risk of pancreatic cancer (http://1.usa.gov/11mfJqX). Even exposure to poultry increases our odds of pancreatic and liver cancer by 9 times.
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By eating 7 servings of fruits and veggies a day, we can cut our asthma exacerbation rates in half! 

Watch the video below or click the link to watch on NutritionFacts.org:
http://nutritionfacts.org/video/preventing-asthma-with-fruits-and-vegetables
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Higher glycemic load diets associated with increased breast cancer risk (http://1.usa.gov/QmNF0B).Another good reason to avoid processed foods. What percentage of the U.S. population do you think gets even the measly recommended minimum daily whole grain intake? Find out in: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/nations-diet-in-crisis/
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Today’s blog covers a delicious way of potentially boosting your metabolism and burning unwanted fat: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/01/03/burning-fat-with-flavonoids/
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True of False: our immune system always acts as a natural defense system for keeping cancer under control. You’ll find an interesting answer in today’s Care2: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/how-tumors-use-meat-to-grow.html
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Why did humans lose the ability to detoxify uric acid and what implications does that have for our health? Find out in today’s NutritionFacts.org video-of-the-day: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/miocene-meteorites-and-uric-acid/
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Do you find my latest nutrition information helpful or interesting? Visit http://donateyouraccount.com/nutritionfacts to connect your Facebook and/or Twitter account with us and you can have automatic "shares" or "retweets" from us daily or weekly – you choose! Thank you in advance for helping to improve the health of those around you!
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