How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

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

The international bestseller, Dr Michael Greger’s How Not To Die gives effective, scientifically-proven nutritional advice to prevent our biggest killers – including heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, Hypertension and diabetes – and reveals the astounding health benefits that simple dietary choices can provide.

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

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 have an effect on 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 on a daily basis 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.

‘Dr Michael Greger reveals the foods that will help you live longer.’ – Daily Mail

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

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 fortify your diet ― Financial Times

Dr Michael Greger presents the groundbreaking science on how simple plant-based food choices help us live healthier and happier lives — 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, writer of The Engine 2 Diet

How Not To Die shows how the right nutrition prevents disease and transforms our genes so we will live healthier, longer. Empowering, groundbreaking, transformative work — Kathy Freston, writer of Quantum Wellness and The Lean

The most interesting, groundbreaking and practical new research … His work at NutritionFacts and in How Not To Die features the latest science on nutrition and health to show how to treat and prevent disease — Joel Furhman, writer of Eat to Live

Not only does Dr Michael Greger drop a metric f*ckton of evidence that a plant-based diet will save your damn life, he lays out the blueprint to make it happen ― Thug Kitchen

The primary determinant of our health and wellbeing is what we eat and how we live. Dr Michael Greger explains why — Dean Ornish, MD, writer of The Spectrum and Dr Dean Ornish’s Program For Reversing Heart Disease

From the Back Cover

Do you have a history of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet.

Hypertension? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug – and without the side effects.

Worried about heart disease? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease, but frequently stop it in its tracks.

In How Not to Die, internationally renowned physician Dr Michael Greger examines the top causes of premature death – heart disease, cancers, diabetes and more – and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can every so often trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to enjoy better health.

Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, state-of-the-art nutritional science, these doctor’s orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.

‘Brims with valuable insights . . . Vegetarian or not, this book is a great way to fortify your diet’ Financial Times

‘Empowering, groundbreaking, transformative work’ Kathy Freston, writer of Quantum Wellness and The Lean

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

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