Flashback Friday: Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Garlic & Onions
Why should we wait ten minutes after chopping or crushing garlic before we cook it unless we’re going in for elective surgery within the next week?
By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
Michael Greger M.D. FACLM brings you the latest in nutrition-related research delivered in easy to understand video segments.
Flashback Friday: What Causes Insulin Resistance & Diabetes?
Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are caused by a drop in insulin sensitivity blamed on “intramyocellular lipid,” the buildup of fat inside our muscle cells. Saturated fat can be toxic to the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, explaining why ...
Chronobiology – How Circadian Rhythms Can Control Your Health & Weight
Given the power of chronotherapy—how the same dose of the same drugs taken at a different time of day can have such different effects—it’s no surprise that chronoprevention approaches, like meal timing, can also make a difference.
Flashback Friday: Diet & Climate Change – Cooking up a Storm
While epidemics of chronic disease are currently by far our leading causes of death, global warming is considered a looming public health threat. How can we eat to combat dietary diseases and greenhouse gas emissions at the same time?
Flashback Friday: Is Gluten Sensitivity Real? & Separating the Wheat from the Chat
For more than 30 years, the medical profession has debated the existence of an intolerance to the wheat protein, gluten, unrelated to allergy or celiac disease. How common is gluten sensitivity? Are there benefits of gluten? Why does the medical ...