How Not To Die

How Not To Die : Discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

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The International Bestseller

'Dr Michael Greger reveals the foods that will help you live longer' Daily Mail

'This book may help those who are susceptible to illnesses that can be prevented with proper nutrition' His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Why rely on drugs and surgery to cure you of life-threatening disease when the right decisions can prevent you from falling ill to begin with?

How Not To Die gives effective, scientifically-proven nutritional advice to prevent our biggest killers - including heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes - and reveals the astounding health benefits that simple dietary choices can provide.

Based on the latest scientific research, How Not To Die examines each of the most common diseases to reveal what, how and why different foods affect us, and how increasing our consumption of certain foods and avoiding others can dramatically reduce our risk of falling sick and even reverse the effects of disease. It also shares Dr Greger's 'Daily Dozen' - the twelve foods we should all eat every day to stay in the best of health.

With emphasis on individual family health history and acknowledging that everyone needs something different, Dr Michael Greger offers practical dietary advice to help you live longer, healthier lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 43mm | 746g
  • Macmillan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781447282440
  • 2,776

Table of contents

Section - i: Preface
Introduction - ii: Introduction

Unit - 1: Part 1
Chapter - 1: How Not to Die From Heart Disease
Chapter - 2: How Not to Die From Lung Diseases
Chapter - 3: How Not to Die From Brain Diseases
Chapter - 4: How Not to Die From Digestive Cancers
Chapter - 5: How Not to Die From Infections
Chapter - 6: How Not to Die From Diabetes
Chapter - 7: How Not to Die From High Blood Pressure
Chapter - 8: How Not to Die From Liver Diseases
Chapter - 9: How Not to Die From Blood Cancers
Chapter - 10: How Not to Die From Kidney Disease
Chapter - 11: How Not to Die From Breast Cancer
Chapter - 12: How Not to Die From Suicidal Depression
Chapter - 13: How Not to Die From Prostate Cancer
Chapter - 14: How Not to Die From Parkinson's Disease
Chapter - 15: How Not to Die From Iatrogenic Causes
Unit - 2: Part 2

Introduction - iii: Introduction

Section - iv: Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen
Chapter - 1: Beans
Chapter - 2: Berries
Chapter - 3: Other Fruits
Chapter - 4: Cruciferous Vegetables
Chapter - 5: Greens
Chapter - 6: Other Vegetables
Chapter - 7: Flaxseeds
Chapter - 8: Nuts and Seeds
Chapter - 9: Herbs and Spices
Chapter - 10: Whole Grains
Chapter - 11: Beverages
Chapter - 12: Exercise

Section - v: Conclusion
Acknowledgements - vi: Acknowledgements
Section - vii: Appendix: Supplements
Section - viii: Notes
Index - ix: Index
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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 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
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About Michael Greger

Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety and public health issues. He runs the popular website NutritionFacts, a nonprofit, science-based public service providing free daily videos and articles on the latest in nutrition research. Dr Greger also proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.
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