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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.
Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer.
Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, bestselling author of How Not To Die, 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. He is also the author of The How Not To Die Cookbook.
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