Because of the collective enthusiasm for sharing NutritionFacts.org by our subscribers, Twitter and Instagram followers, and over 1.5 million Facebook and G+ followers, we averaged thousands and thousands of video views a month this 12 months. But it surely’s not in regards to the numbers; it’s in regards to the individuals whose lives we’ve touched, modified, and even saved. That’s the reason I’ve devoted my life to this work. A heartfelt thanks to everyone who has made this public service attainable.
NutritionFacts.org arises from my annual evaluate of the medical literature. With the assistance of a crew of lots of of volunteers, we churned by tens of 1000’s of papers revealed within the peer-reviewed scientific diet literature and are ramping as much as break new information in 2019. How do I select which research to spotlight? Generally, I try to give attention to essentially the most groundbreaking, fascinating, and helpful findings; however which subjects resonate essentially the most? Is it the sensible ones, providing cooking or procuring suggestions? Or those who dissect the research behind the headlines? Perhaps it’s the geeky science ones exploring the splendidly bizarre world of human biology? As you possibly can see from the under checklist, the reply appears to be a little bit of the entire above:
Too many individuals know beans about beans…till now! On this video, lentils and garbanzo beans had been put to the check. Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease was one other well-liked one, exploring the query: Do legumes simply work to forestall illness or can they assist deal with and reverse it as nicely?
Espresso movies are perpetual favorites. The same impact was discovered for fruit and tea: Benefits of Blueberries for Blood Pressure May Be Blocked by Yogurt. And also you don’t wish to fiddle with berry advantages. See two different faves from this 12 months Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain and Benefits of Blueberries for Artery Function.
I’m glad I lastly received round to macrobiotic diets, and appears of us agreed. This can be a good one to share together with your low carb pals. I additionally did one on the Pros and Cons of Macrobiotic Diets.
One of the best out there stability of proof is taking a determined shift on alcohol. Try the video to see why. Others on this video sequence included Can Alcohol Cause Cancer?, The Best Source of Resveratrol, and Do Any Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Risks?
Probably the most well-published community-based life-style intervention within the medical literature can also be one of the vital efficient. You realize I’m positively going to be speaking about it in my upcoming new e-book on weight management. Others on this sequence are What Is the Optimal Diet?, CHIP: The Complete Health Improvement Program, and A Workplace Wellness Program that Works.
Guac this fashion? Discover out, because the impression of high-fat plant meals—avocados, peanuts, walnuts—and olive oil are put to the check. The opposite one I did this 12 months was additionally well-liked: Are Avocados Good for You?
Meat-eating athletes are put to the check in opposition to veg athletes and even sedentary plant-eaters in feats of endurance at Yale. The opposite two within the sequence had been The Gladiator Diet – How Vegetarian Athletes Stack Up and Vegetarian Muscle Power, Strength, and Endurance.
The most well-liked video of 2017 was Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Checklist explaining one of many instruments I unveiled in How Not to Die. Right here’s the opposite one, my visitors gentle system for rating the relative healthfulness of Inexperienced Mild vs. Yellow Mild vs. Purple Mild meals.
The most well-liked this 12 months was a video I constructed round one in every of T. Colin Campbell’s new papers. I additionally did How to Win the War on Cancer, which particulars the tragic ineffectiveness of many chemotherapy therapies. However the excellent news is that the overwhelming majority of untimely loss of life and incapacity is preventable with an evidence-based food plan and different wholesome life-style behaviors. So make 2019 your 12 months to wrestle management again over your well being future.
And for some New 12 months, New You inspiration learn by the responses on Instagram after I requested everybody what they realized from studying How To not Die.
In well being,
Michael Greger, M.D.
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