#401: Quack Asylum – Part 2: Greger, Berg & Saladino

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We take a look at three more "quacks" who spread misinformation; Dr. Michael Greger, Eric Berg, and Dr. Paul Saladino. We give reference to some specific examples.

Quack 1: Dr. Michael Greger [01:21]

Video Clips Referenced:

  1. Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death

Related Links:

  1. Article - A Plant Based Diet Reverses Heart Disease: True or False?
  2. Podcast - Are Vegan Diets Superior for Health?
  3. Wright et al., 2017 - The BROAD study
  4. Akhondzadeh et al., 2010 - Saffron in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease
Quack 2: "Dr." Eric Berg [36:26]

Video Clips Referenced:

  1. The MOST Important Cancer Prevention
  2. WHY You Need Keto and Intermittent Fasting
Quack 3: Dr. Paul Saladino [55:18]

Video Clips Referenced:

  1. Paul Saladino - The Most Precious Human Food: Animal Fat
  2. Controversial thoughts: When High Cholesterol is GOOD!

Related Links:

  1. Dehghan et al., 2017 - The PURE Study
  2. O' Keefe et al., 2004 - Optimal low-density lipoprotein is 50 to 70 mg/dl: lower is better and physiologically normal
  3. Sigma Statement: Cholesterol, Lipoproteins & Lipids: Understanding CVD Risk
  4. Podcast: Prof. Chris Packard – LDL Cholesterol, ApoB & Atherosclerosis

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  1. Hey
    Do you know any vegan doctors/personalities besides maybe Simon Hill that you think aren’t quacks?

    1. Author

      Hi Helena,

      I’m sure there are many. In terms of doctors/researchers that seem to promote plant-based diets (or who likely follow one themselves) that are active online/social media perhaps start with folks like Gil Carvahlo, Avi Bitterman, Anna Borek, etc. They are some who base what they are saying on a good understanding of the evidence.

      There are likely many others that put out great information, but I personally don’t know if they are vegan or not.

      Hope this helps as a start point.

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