How Not to Die

Author: Michael Greger, M.D.
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250066123
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From the physician behind the wildly popular NutritionFacts website, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America-heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more-and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives. The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This doesn't have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger's advice, all of it backed up by strong scientific evidence, you will learn which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make to live longer. History of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug-and without the side effects. Fighting off liver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce liver inflammation. Battling breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease but often stop it in its tracks. In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.

How Not To Die

Author: Michael Greger
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447282450
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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, the internationally bestselling 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.

How Not To Die

Author: Dr Michael Greger
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1743548656
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer. "The primary determinant of our health and well-being is 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 The Spectrum 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 - heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes - revealing the astounding health benefits that simple dietary choices can provide. Based on the very latest scientific research, How Not To Die examines each of the most common diseases, chapter by chapter, 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. PRAISE FOR HOW NOT TO DIE "Michael Greger shows people how to save their own lives." Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet "An absolute rhapsody of informational wisdom on how to achieve a life of health and longevity without disease." Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. M.D., author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease "The best book I've read on nutrition and diet." Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution "How Not To Die is one of the most important books on health ever written." John Mackay, CEO of Whole Foods Markets

The How Not to Die Cookbook

Author: Michael Greger, M.D.
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250127750
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, the physician behind the trusted and wildly popular website Nutritionfacts.org, and author of the New York Times bestselling book How Not to Die, comes a beautifully-designed, comprehensive cookbook complete with more than 120 recipes for delicious, life-saving, plant-based meals, snacks, and beverages. Dr. Michael Greger’s bestselling book, How Not to Die, presented the scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of premature death and disability. Now, The How Not to Die Cookbook puts that science into action. From Superfood Breakfast Bites to Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca to Two-Berry Pie with Pecan-Sunflower Crust, every recipe in The How Not to Die Cookbook offers a delectable, easy-to-prepare, plant-based dish to help anyone eat their way to better health. Rooted in the latest nutrition science, these easy-to-follow, stunningly photographed recipes will appeal to anyone looking to live a longer, healthier life. Featuring Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen—the best ingredients to add years to your life—The How Not to Die Cookbook is destined to become an essential tool in healthy kitchens everywhere.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Author: Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101215838
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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea-that we can, in fact, abolish the heart disease epidemic in this country by changing our diets. Drawing on the groundbreaking results of his twenty-year nutritional study, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic, convincingly argues that a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but also reverse its effects. Furthermore, it can eliminate the need for expensive and invasive surgical interventions, such as bypass and stents, no matter how far the disease has progressed. Dr. Esselstyn began his research with a group of patients who joined his study after traditional medical procedures to treat their advanced heart disease had failed. Within months of following a plant-based, oil-free diet, their angina symptoms eased, their cholesterol levels dropped significantly, and they experienced a marked improvement in blood flow to the heart. Twenty years later, the majority of Dr. Esselstyn's patients continue to follow his program and remain heart-attack proof. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease explains the science behind these dramatic results, and offers readers the same simple, nutrition-based plan that has changed the lives of his patients forever. In addition, Dr. Esselstyn provides more than 150 delicious recipes that he and his wife, Ann Crile Esselstyn, have enjoyed for years and used with their patients. Clearly written and backed by irrefutable scientific evidence, startling photos of angiograms, and inspiring personal stories, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease will empower readers to take charge of their heart health. It is a powerful call for a paradigm shift in heart-disease therapy.

The Lean

Author: Kathy Freston
Publisher: Weinstein Publishing
ISBN: 1602861986
Format: PDF, ePub
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Kathy Freston, the New York Times bestselling author of Veganist, urges “leaning in” for a leaner body—small changes that yield big results—in this simple but effective weight-loss plan.

The How Not to Die Cookbook

Author: Michael Greger
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509844333
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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'Dr Michael Greger reveals the foods that will help you live longer' Daily MailFrom the author of the international bestseller How Not To Die comes The How Not To Die Cookbook - a lavish, beautifully illustrated cookbook full of delicious recipes based on the groundbreaking nutritional science of the original book. Dr Michael Greger, founder of the wildly popular website Nutritionfacts.org takes his comprehensive, lifesaving science into the kitchen. Why suffer from disease and ill health when the right food is proven to keep you healthy, and without the side effects of drugs? We can avoid heart disease, cancer and our other biggest killers if we use food as medicine, and the How Not To Die Cookbook offers a sustainable and delicious guide to preparing and eating the foods that will prevent and reverse fatal disease.Featuring over 100 easy-to-follow, beautifully photographed plant-based recipes, the How Not To Die Cookbook merges cutting edge science with everyday ingredients from the supermarket to help you and your family eat your way to better health and a longer life.

Whole

Author: T. Colin Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books
ISBN: 1937856240
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An analysis of cutting-edge thinking on nutrition answers why a whole-food, plant-based diet provides optimal nutrition and demonstrates how far the scientific reductionism of the nutrition orthodoxy has gotten off track.

How Not To Die Sampler

Author: Michael Greger
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509863125
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In this sampler from the bestselling How Not To Die, we are offered an introduction and the first chapter, Beans, from Dr Michael Greger's Daily Dozen - the twelve foods we need to eat everyday to stave off disease and live healthier, longer lives. In the complete book How Not To Die, Dr Greger gives effective, scientifically-proven nutritional advice to prevent our biggest killers - heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes - and reveals the astounding health benefits that simple dietary choices can provide. The second half of the book is dedicated to Dr Greger's Daily Dozen, the twelve foods we need to eat everyday to stay well. Based on the very latest scientific research, How Not To Die reveals 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.

Carbophobia

Author: Michael Greger
Publisher: Lantern Books
ISBN: 9781590560860
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The author draws together decades of research to decisively debunk the purported "science" behind the low-carb claims. "Carbophobia" lists the known hazards inherent to the the Atkins diet and other low-carb regimens.