Vegetarians and Stroke Risk Factors—Animal Protein? – Michael Greger M.D. FACLM

Might animal protein-induced increases in the cancer-promoting grown hormone IGF-1 help promote brain artery integrity?

DOCTOR’S NOTE

If you’re not familiar with IGF-1, a good primer is Animal Protein Compared to Cigarette Smoking or How Not to Die from Cancer.

How can we lower our blood pressures beyond just eating a plant-based diet? Check out the chapter of hypertension in my book How Not to Die at your local public library.

This is the 8th in a 12-part series on vegetarian stroke risk. If you missed any of the previous videos, check out:

Coming up we turn to what I think is actually going on: