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I Quit a Strict Plant Based Diet – Doctor’s Perspective

Get $20 off your Butcher Box here! http://butcherbox.com/medschoolinsiders 00:21 My background with diet and nutrition 01:27 Why I decided to try a plant based (vegan) diet 05:00 The current issues with research on nutrition 07:40 My current philosophy on diet and optimal nutrition I’ve been doing a vegan (plant-based diet) for close to 5 years now. It’s been tremendously helpful in my management of Crohn’s disease, but ultimately the status of nutritional research overall is subpar. As […]

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Eat More Calories in the Morning to Lose Weight

A calorie is not a calorie—it not only depends what you eat, but when you eat. Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and receive recipes developed by the NF staff that will fuel your fitness goals. Isn’t that wild? Two pounds of weight loss a week eating the same number of calories. But that was a pretty extreme study. What about just shifting a greater percentage of calories toward earlier in the day? That’s the subject […]

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Are Fortified Kids’ Breakfast Cereals Healthy or Just Candy?

The industry’s response to the charge that breakfast cereals are too sugary. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. Want a healthier option? Check out Which Is a Better Breakfast: Cereal or Oatmeal? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/which-is-a-better-breakfast-cereal-or-oatmeal/) More on the effects of sugar on the body: • If Fructose Is Bad, What About Fruit? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/if-fructose-is-bad-what-about-fruit) • How Much Fruit Is Too Much? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-much-fruit-is-too-much) • How Much Added […]

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Trailer for How Not to Diet: Dr. Greger’s Guide to Weight Loss

17 ingredients to an ideal weight loss diet and the 21 tweaks to accelerate the further loss of excess body fat. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. I am so incredibly excited to announce that How Not to Diet hits shelves in just one week – December 10. If you’ve preordered a copy, it will be in your hands in no time. If […]

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How + Why I went VEGAN | 30 pound weight loss + Tips for New Vegans

How and why I went vegan! Plus before and after pictures from my 30 lbs with loss (I’m 5’9″ for those wondering why I don’t quite look 30 pounds heavier in the before. I’m tall so when I gain weight, it’s more evenly distributed but trust me, at the start of summer 2015 I weighted 168 and by the time I moved back to LA in October 2015 I weighed 138. I weigh bit more now, about […]

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Evidence-Based Weight Loss: Live Presentation

In his newest live presentation, Dr. Greger offers a sneak peak into his new book How Not to Diet. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. I’m so excited to be bringing you my new live presentation! I used to do annual reviews of the medical literature, but that was before the success of How Not to Die (https://nutritionfacts.org/book/). Realizing just how many people […]

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Is Fasting for Weight Loss Safe?

The reasons why fasting longer than 24 hours, and particularly three or more days, should only be done under the supervision of a health professional and preferably in a live-in clinic. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. Fasting for a week or two can actually interfere with the loss of body fat? If you missed it, check out my last video Is Fasting […]

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Is Fasting Beneficial for Weight Loss?

Fasting for a week or two is like the keto diet—it can actually slow body fat loss rather that accelerating it. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. This is the follow-up to Benefits of Fasting for Weight Loss Put to the Test (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/benefits-of-fasting-for-weight-loss-put-to-the-test). It seems fasting only works long-term if it can act as a jumpstart to a healthier diet, and just doing […]

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Benefits of Fasting for Weight Loss Put to the Test

For more than a century, fasting—up to 382 days without calories—has been used a weight loss treatment. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. This is the 6th video in a 14-part series on fasting for weight loss. If you missed the first five, they are: • The 3,500 Calorie per Pound Rule Is Wrong (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-3500-calorie-per-pound-rule-is-wrong) • The Reason Weight Loss Plateaus When You […]

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The Reason Weight Loss Plateaus When You Diet

Understanding the metabolic and behavioral adaptations that slow weight loss Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s free nutrition newsletter and get the Evidence-Based Eating Guide: A Healthy Living Resource from Dr. Greger and NutritionFacts.org. Sign up at https://www.nutritionfacts.org/healthkit. I went into detail about the 3,500 calorie per pound rule in the previous video: The 3,500 Calorie per Pound Rule Is Wrong (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-3500-calorie-per-pound-rule-is-wrong). So then, what’s The New Calories per Pound of Weight Loss Rule? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-new-calories-per-pound-of-weight-loss-rule). Watch the next video […]

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