Are White Potatoes Unhealthy? Dr Michael Greger

The potato is now the most consumed vegetable in the United States. White potatoes contain essential nutrients, vitamins and are a good source of fiber. One medium russet potato for example provides 37% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C, 31% of Vitamin B6, 27% of potassium and 20% manganese to name just a…

Diabetes – Type-2 Diabetes and a Low-Fat Diet

Well, type 1 diabetes is a virtual whack of insulin. Because the pancreas has been injured, the beta cells just are not putting out insulin, and these folks are going to have to be very modest in the sugar loads that they consume, and they�re going to have to be taking some type of exogenous…

Do Vegans Have Too Low Blood Pressure? What Should Our Reading Be? Dr Greger

High blood pressure, hypertension, is a major risk factor for serious health problems and contributes to some of the leading causes of death including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. Nearly 1 in 3 American adults suffer from hypertension.This meta-analysis found that consumption of vegetarian diets was associated with significantly lower systolic and diastolic blood…

Understanding Blood Pressure

Loren Lockman comes here from the Tanglewood Wellness Center in Costa Rica and I’ve been asked this morning to talk a little bit about blood pressure and what what the numbers mean what we’re actually looking at we talk about blood pressure we always look at two numbers knowing systolic and diastolic numbers and what…

Best Speech You Will Ever Hear – Gary Yourofsky

p”Gary Yourofsky: Fighter for justice” “‏4 anti-fur activists arrested” “Animal rights activist vows to live and die for his cause” “Animals Are Slaves To The Circus” “Activist stages protest outside circus” “Driven by a passion for justice” “Taking a stand and standing alone” “Activist chained to car at Shrine Circus” “Yourofsky chained to car at…