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Dr Michael Greger is an American physician, author, and professional speaker on public health issues, particularly the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based diet and the harms of eating animal products.

How Can Animal Protein Intake Increase Childhood Obesity Risk?

How Can Animal Protein Intake Increase Childhood Obesity Risk?

Michael Greger |17/09/2019
If pregnant crickets are exposed to a predatory wolf spider, their babies will hatch, exhibiting increased antipredator behavior and, as a consequence, improved survival from wolf spider attack. The mother cricket appears to be able to forewarn her babies about the threat when they are still inside...
Why Some Dairy Products Are More Closely Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Why Some Dairy Products Are More Closely Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Michael Greger |10/07/2019
Parkinson’s is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s. Each year in the United States, approximately 60,000 new cases are diagnosed, bringing the total number of current cases up to about a million, with tens of thousands of people dying from the disease...