Wonder how to get enough calcium in a dairy-free vegan diet? Does milk really keep our bones strong? In this interview, Dr. Michael Greger explains the health benefits of plant-based calcium sources while exposing the health dangers of dairy.
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Worried about getting enough Omega-3s on vegan diet? In this interview, Dr. Michael Greger guides you through the basics of Omega-3 fatty acids, provides plant-based sources, and busts long-standing myths about fish oil.
Concerned about getting enough protein on a vegan plant-based diet? Where do you get it? How much is enough? In this interview, Dr. Michael Greger addresses common questions about plant-based protein (and busts a few myths along the way!)
Dietary iron is strongly associated with meat consumption. But is iron deficiency really an issue on a plant-based diet? Are vegans more prone to anemia? In this interview, Dr. Michael Greger reveals the advantages of plant-based iron over animal-derived iron.
For most people, sun exposure alone is not enough to maintain healthy levels of Vitamin D. With many dietary sources being animal-based, how do you get enough vitamin D on a vegan diet? In this interview, Dr. Michael Greger explains how to ensure adequate vitamin D levels.
Vitamin B12 is one of the most common worries for people considering a plant-based vegan diet. But this nutrient is a concern no matter what you eat! Dr. Michael Greger tells us where B12 comes from, how to get enough, and shares his supplementation recommendations.
Zinc deficiency is a common concern for people interested in a plant-based diet. Just how difficult is it for vegans to get adequate zinc? Should men be more cautious than women? With the help of Dr. Michael Greger, we learn about the role of zinc in the body.
Iodine is vital for proper thyroid function. The top sources of iodine are foods from the sea and iodized salt, followed by milk and eggs. Dr. Michael Greger explains how to ensure adequate iodine levels on a plant-based vegan diet, as well as the dangers of getting too much iodine.
Carnitine, creatine, and carnosine aren’t the first concern for a plant-based diet. They usually come to light after reading articles cautioning would-be vegans of potential nutritional pitfalls. Should vegans be concerned about these nutrients? Dr. Michael Greger has the answers.
When it comes to our health and nutrition, we tend to always worry most about what we’re not getting ENOUGH of when what is killing us is what we’re getting TOO MUCH of.
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Most people are against factory farming—but what about grass-fed, free-range, humane? Nowhere is animal agriculture more idealized than the rolling green landscape of Ireland. Let’s take a close look at the very best we have to offer and see if the ideals live up to their promise.Read more about The Best We Have To Offer? | How Ireland Exposes “Humane” Farming
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You won’t believe this! See the newly recovered BANNED footage from Milk Life’s “Dairy Milk Vs. Almond Milk Spelling Bee” commercial. Find out what they didn’t want you to see, and hear the commercial’s director have a total meltdown!Read more about BANNED Commercial! – Milk Vs Almond Milk
Take the POOP Nutrient Challenge and get paid $30K for your crappy ideas! The EPA, along with Ben & Jerry’s, the USDA, and a host of other heavyweights have launched a competition for craptastic concepts to deal with the dung overtaking our planet.Read more about $30K Poop Nutrition Challenge! | Sponsored By Ben & Jerry’s
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