How Not To Die: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting, and Reversing Our Top 15 Killers
How our food choices may influence disease prevention and treatment. In this “best-of” compilation of his last four year-in-review presentations, Dr. Greger explains what we can do about the #1 cause of death and disability: our diet. This is his 2016 live talk.
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To watch my last four annual talks in their entirety, check out:
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death ( )
More Than an Apple a Day ( )
From Table to Able ( )
Food as Medicine ( )
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Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution!
-Michael Greger, MD FACLM
I’d like to thank Dr. John McDougall and his team for videotaping this and allowing us to share it with the world!
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5:53 Disease and diet
10:05 Heart disease
27:29 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
31:26 Alzheimer's disease
32:15 Type 2 diabetes
36:08 Kidney failure
39:11 Influenza and pneumonia
40:10 Diet for depression
42:20 Blood infection
48:15 Liver disease
48:54 High blood pressure
55:00 Parkinson's disease
57:24 Plant-based diet vs medication
1:00:32 Comparing smoking to poor diet