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science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos.
Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. He is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine.
 

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Andrès E, Loukili NH, Noel E, Kaltenbach G, Abdelgheni MB, Perrin AE, Noblet-Dick M, Maloisel F, Schlienger JL, Blicklé JF. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) deficiency in elderly patients. CMAJ. 2004 Aug 3;171(3):251-9.
DOSCHERHOLMEN A, HAGEN PS. A dual mechanism of vitamin B12 plasma absorption. J Clin Invest. 1957 Nov;36(11):1551-7.
Allen LH. How common is vitamin B-12 deficiency? Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Feb;89(2):693S-6S. Epub 2008 Dec 30.
Hylemon PB, Zhou H, Pandak WM, Ren S, Gil G, Dent P. Bile acids as regulatory molecules. J Lipid Res. 2009 Aug;50(8):1509-20. Epub 2009 Apr 3.
Scott JM. Bioavailability of vitamin B12. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1997 Jan;51 Suppl 1:S49-53.
 

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A Sala-Vila, E S Romero-Mamani, R Gilabert, I Nunez, R de la Torre, D Corella, V Ruiz-Gutierrez, M C Lopez-Sabater, X Pinto, J Rekondo, M A Martinez-Gonzalez, R Estruch, E Ros. Changes in ultrasound-assessed carotid intima-media thickness and plaque with a Mediterranean diet: a substudy of the PREDIMED trial. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Feb;34(2):439-45.
C Bosire, J Reedy, S M Krebs-Smith. Sources of Energy and Selected Nutrient Intakes Among the US Population, 2005-06. NA.
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D H Blankenhorn, R L Johnson, W J Mack, H A el Zein, L I Vailas. The influence of diet on the appearance of new lesions in human coronary arteries. JAMA. 1990 Mar 23-30;263(12):1646-52.
Mediterranean Diet for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. N Engl J Med 2013; 369:672-677August 15, 2013.
R Estruch, E Ros, J Salas-Salvado, M I Covas, D Corella, F Aros, E Gomez-Gracia, V Ruiz-Gutierrez, M Fiol J Lapetra, R M Lamuela-Raventos, L Serra-Majem, X Pinto, J Basora, M A Munoz, J V Sorli, J A Martinez, M A Martinez-Gonzalez, PREDIMED Study Investigators. Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet. N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 4;368(14):1279-90.
Mediterranean Diet for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. N Engl J Med 2013; 369:672-677August 15, 2013.
 

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NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.
The Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation
The Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation was established in Toronto, Canada in the year 2000 by Jesse Rasch. Among the objectives of the Foundation is the funding of research into the role of health and nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and to ensure that the research results are appropriately disseminated to the medical profession. The Foundation is also striving to educate the public on the enormous role that health and nutrition play in disease prevention.
 

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Dr. Greger now draws a salary from NutritionFacts.org as research director. All the proceeds he receives from the sales of his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements continue to be donated directly to the 501c3 nonprofit charity that runs NutritionFacts.org.
Everything on NutritionFacts.org is free. There is no members-only area where additional life-saving information is available—for a price. There are no advertisements of any kind allowed. We don’t accept corporate sponsorships. NutritionFacts.org is strictly non-commercial. There’s no line of Dr. Greger’s Brand Snakeoilwondersupplements. We are not selling anything. Dr. Greger simply produces these videos as a public service for those hungry for evidence-based nutrition.
 

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