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  • Overall, we rate a moderate Pseudoscience source due to exaggerated health claims.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY

History is a website run by Dr. Michael Greger, the author of several books promoting strict veganism as a cure for many ailments.

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Funded by / Ownership

The website appears to be owned by Dr. Michael Greger and is funded through donations.

Analysis / Bias

While eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables and low in red meats is scientifically beneficial, Dr. Greger takes it to a higher level promoting a 100% plant-based diet. According to the Science-Based Medicine website, Dr. Greger and makes “zealot” like claims about the benefits of a vegan plant-based diet. In their article, Science-Based Medicine debunks one by one, many of Dr. Gregers claims. They also claim that NutritionFacts cherry-picks information that will always favor veganism. does provide some valuable information, and indeed, a diet high in fruits and vegetables is preferred, but Dr. Greger’s claims are extreme.

Overall, we rate a moderate Pseudoscience source due to exaggerated health claims. (D. Van Zandt 10/9/2017) Updated (12/12/2022)


Last Updated on December 12, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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