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Sprouting Antioxidants

Broccoli or broccoli sprouts? Chickpeas or chickpea sprouts? Well, when it comes to antioxidant power, your better go with sprouts! Here’s Dr. Michael Greger to explain the results of the newest study published on sprouting. Do you sprout?

The association between intake of fat and increased risk of heart disease has long been studied, but, independently studied, what affect does protein have on risk of heart disease? Watch this video by NutritionFacts.org‘s Dr. Michael Greger for the answer. It might surprise you!

For the most part, we know that eating more plant-based whole foods helps prevent age-related diseases, but how good is one fruit – kiwi – at repairing DNA once the damage has already been done?

Turns out, kiwifruits do a great job at increasing our DNA repair enzymes’ ability to repair the damage that bypasses our body’s first line of defense. Watch this video by Michael Greger, M.D. of NutritionFacts.org for more!

People who consume more servings of green leafies have less instances of cancer and scientists are starting to understand why. It looks like chlorophyll – the most ubiquitous plant pigment in the world – may play a role. Dr. Michael Greger of NutritionFacts.org explains why.

In ancient Asian medicine, saffron is used as a treatment for menopausal symptoms, and now, studies show that the spice does in fact help ease many of the painful symptoms commonly associated with menopause, including depression, irritability, headaches, fatigue, and cramps. Michael Greger, M.D. of NutritionFacts.org, tells us more.