Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer
A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial. In 2017, Dr. Greger was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. His first book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Bestseller. He has videos on more than 2,000 health topics freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. All proceeds he receives from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements is all donated to charity.
Dr Michael Greger is a physician, author and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety and public health issues. He runs the popular website NutritionFacts.org, a non-profit, science-based public service providing free daily updates on the latest in nutrition via bite-sized videos. Dr Greger has lectured at the National Institutes of Health, testified before Congress and was invited as an expert witness in Oprah Winfrey's defense at the Texas 'meat defamation' trial. A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, he is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. He currently serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Human Society of the United States. Dr Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.
"We strive to make the best of our lives by maintaining
ourphysical health and mental happiness. As food is the fuel for
our survival, howhealthily we survive and how well we recover from
illness may also depend onwhat we eat. Michael Greger's How Not
toDie suggests different preventative and curative measures for
tacklingailments we are all vulnerable to. I hope that this book
may help those who aresusceptible to illnesses that can be
prevented with proper nutrition."
--His Holiness the Dalai Lama"The primary determinant of our health and well-beingis what we eat and how we live. In this extraordinary and empowering book, Dr.Michael Greger explains why. Highly recommended."
-- Dean Ornish, M.D., author of TheSpectrum and Dr. Dean Ornish s Program for Reversing Heart Disease
"The news that a plant-based diet is the healthiest wayto
eat is spreading. Dr. Michael Greger presents the groundbreaking
science onhow simple plant-based food choices help us live
healthier and happier lives.Dr. Greger describes which foods to eat
to prevent the leading causes ofdisease-related death and shows how
a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and
legumes might even save your life."
--Brian Wendel, Founder and President of Forks OverKnives
"Stop whatever you're doing and buy this book. Not
onlydoes Dr. Michael Greger drop a metric f*ckton of evidence that
a plant-baseddiet will save your damn life, he lays out the
blueprint to make it happen. Dr.Greger shows us how regular folks
can eat well and not get taken down by sometotally preventable
--Thug Kitchen"A new way of looking at nutrition and health. Michael Greger shows peoplehow to save their own lives."
--Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet"Finally a physician has pulled together the latest scientific studies onhow to fight disease and prolong life. How Not to Die shows how theright nutrition prevents disease and transforms our genes so we can livehealthier, longer. Empowering, groundbreaking, transformative work."
--KathyFreston, author of Quantum Wellnessand The Lean"Michael Greger, M.D. scours the world's scholarly literature on nutritionfor the most interesting, groundbreaking and practical new research. His workat NutritionFacts.org and in HOW NOT TO DIE features the latest science onnutrition and health to show how to treat and prevent disease."
--JoelFuhrman, M.D., author of Eat to Live
"An absolute rhapsody of informational wisdom on how
toachieve a life of health and longevity without disease."
--Caldwell B.Esselstyn, Jr. M.D., author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
"How Not To Die is one of the mostimportant books on
health ever written. Dr. Greger shows us how to prevent
andsometimes reverse all the major diseases that are killing us. We
have thegenetic potential to live disease free lives full of health
and vitality untilwe are past 100. This book is the scientific road
map we need to do exactlythat."
--John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market
"Absolutely the best book I've read on nutrition
--Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution
"Meticulously well-documented, Greger's guidebookprovides
evidence on everything from the pesticide-Parkinson's connection
tothe role of antioxidants in breast cancer prevention. Gerger also
offers upfriendly tips, like his favorite smoothie recipe and a
turmeric tutorial.Follow his advice and you may not live forever,
but you'll almost certainlylive a healthier life."
"This book brims with valuable insights. Dr Gregertends to
rely on the gold standard of medical research randomised
controlledtrials rather than the latest fads. Vegetarian or not,
this book is a great wayto improve your diet."
The news that a plant-based diet is the healthiest way to eat is spreading. Dr. Michael Greger presents the groundbreaking science on how simple plant-based food choices help us live healthier and happier lives. Dr. Greger describes which foods to eat to prevent the leading causes of disease-related death and shows how a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes might even save your life -- Brian Wendel, Founder and President of Forks Over Knives A new way of looking at nutrition and health. Michael Greger shows people how to save their own lives -- Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet Finally a physician has pulled together the latest scientific studies on how to fight disease and prolong life. How Not To Die shows how the right nutrition prevents disease and transforms our genes so we can live healthier, longer. Empowering, groundbreaking, transformative work -- Kathy Freston, author of Quantum Wellness and The Lean Michael Greger, M.D. scours the world's scholarly literature on nutrition for the most interesting, groundbreaking and practical new research. His work at NutritionFacts.org and in How Not to Die features the latest science on nutrition and health to show how to treat and prevent disease -- Joel Furhman, author of Eat to Live