Let's see how a healthy diet based on plants can affect the conditions of various diseases and other conditions with Michael Greger.
Michael Greger, MD, analyzes the scientific literature on the prevention of the most common causes of death through a plant-based diet. Dr. Greger has reviewed the world's academic literature on clinical nutrition and has developed this new presentation based on the latest cutting-edge research that explores the role that diet can play in preventing, stopping and even reversing some of our main causes of death and disability. Death in the United States is largely a foodborne disease. By focusing on studies published in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Michael Greger, M.D., offers practical tips on how to better feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and even reverse many of the top 15 killers in the United States. Dr. Michael Greger is one of the leading nutrition experts in the United States, someone who has been a great influence on people looking to lead a healthy life. Dr. Michael Greger is a physician licensed in general practice specializing in clinical nutrition and a founding member and member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is also the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture of the Humane Society of the United States, and the founder of the Nut Nutts dot org blog. Dr. Greger is also the author of several best-selling books, including his latest "How Not to Die: Discover Scientifically Proven Foods to Prevent and Reverse Diseases." From the physician behind the popular NutritionFacts.org website, Dr. Greger reveals the innovative scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of death related to the disease.
The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented by simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, nutrition expert, physician and founder of NutritionFacts.org, internationally recognized, examines the fifteen leading causes of premature death in America: heart disease, various types of cancer, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood. pressure, and more, and explains how nutrition and lifestyle interventions can sometimes prevail over prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to lead healthier lives.
The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute diseases, but bad at preventing chronic diseases. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This does not have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger's advice, all backed up by solid scientific evidence, you will learn what foods to eat and what changes in lifestyle you must make to live longer.
History of prostate cancer in your family? Leave that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Do you have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea may work better than a leading hypertensive drug without the side effects. Concerned about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a diet of whole-grain, plant-based foods that has been shown repeatedly not only to prevent the disease, but also to stop it.
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