Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer.
Section - i: PrefaceIntroduction - ii: IntroductionUnit - 1: Part 1Chapter - 1: How Not to Die From Heart DiseaseChapter - 2: How Not to Die From Lung DiseasesChapter - 3: How Not to Die From Brain DiseasesChapter - 4: How Not to Die From Digestive CancersChapter - 5: How Not to Die From InfectionsChapter - 6: How Not to Die From DiabetesChapter - 7: How Not to Die From High Blood PressureChapter - 8: How Not to Die From Liver DiseasesChapter - 9: How Not to Die From Blood CancersChapter - 10: How Not to Die From Kidney DiseaseChapter - 11: How Not to Die From Breast CancerChapter - 12: How Not to Die From Suicidal DepressionChapter - 13: How Not to Die From Prostate CancerChapter - 14: How Not to Die From Parkinson's DiseaseChapter - 15: How Not to Die From Iatrogenic CausesUnit - 2: Part 2Introduction - iii: IntroductionSection - iv: Dr. Greger's Daily DozenChapter - 1: BeansChapter - 2: BerriesChapter - 3: Other FruitsChapter - 4: Cruciferous VegetablesChapter - 5: GreensChapter - 6: Other VegetablesChapter - 7: FlaxseedsChapter - 8: Nuts and SeedsChapter - 9: Herbs and SpicesChapter - 10: Whole GrainsChapter - 11: BeveragesChapter - 12: ExerciseSection - v: ConclusionAcknowledgements - vi: AcknowledgementsSection - vii: Appendix: SupplementsSection - viii: NotesIndex - ix: Index
Dr Michael Greger is a physician, author and internationally recognised 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 specialising in clinical nutrition. He currently serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Human Society of the United States.
Dr Michael Greger reveals the foods that will help you live longer * Daily Mail * This book brims with valuable insights ... Vegetarian or not, this book is a great way to improve your diet * Financial Times * 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, MD, 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