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About Michael Greger
A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Best Seller.
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“This book may help those who are susceptible to illnesses that can be prevented.”—His Holiness the Dalai Lama
“Absolutely the best book I’ve read on nutrition and diet” –Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution
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.
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 that's a perfect gift for healthy conscious eaters.
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.
From Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, the author of the New York Times bestseller How Not to Die, comes a four-color, fully illustrated cookbook that shares the science of long-term weight-loss success.
Dr. Michael Greger founded the viral website Nutritionfacts.org with the aim to educate the public about what healthy eating looks like and connect them with a community through food-related podcasts, videos, and blogs. Since then, Nutritionfacts.org has grown and so has Dr. Greger's platform. How Not to Die and The How Not to Die Cookbook were instant hits, and now he's back with a new book about mindful dieting—how to eat well, lose, and keep unwanted weight off in a healthy, accessible way that's not so much a diet as it is a lifestyle.
Greger offers readers delicious yet healthy options that allow them to ditch the idea of "dieting" altogether. As outlined in his book How Not to Diet, Greger believes that identifying the twenty-one weight-loss accelerators in our bodies and incorporating new, cutting-edge medical discoveries are integral in putting an end to the all-consuming activity of counting calories and getting involved in expensive juice cleanses and Weight Watchers schemes.
The How Not to Diet Cookbook is primed to be a revolutionary new addition to the cookbook industry: incredibly effective and designed for everyone looking to make changes to their dietary habits to improve their quality of life, weight loss notwithstanding.
Discover the cutting-edge science behind long-term weight loss success, in this powerful new book from the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.
Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or weight loss fad—and yet obesity rates continue to rise, and with it a growing number of diseases and health problems. It’s time for a different approach.
Enter Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of Nutrition Facts website. Author of the mega bestselling How Not to Die, Dr. Greger now turns his attention to the latest research on the leading causes—and remedies—of obesity.
Dr. Greger hones in on the optimal criteria to enable weight loss, while considering how these foods actually affect our health and longevity. He lays out the key ingredients of the ideal weight-loss diet—factors such as calorie density, the insulin index, and the impact of foods on our gut microbiome—showing how plant-based eating is crucial to our success.
But How Not to Diet goes beyond food to identify twenty-one weight-loss accelerators available to our bodies, incorporating the latest discoveries in cutting-edge areas like chronobiology to reveal the factors that maximize our natural fat-burning capabilities. Dr. Greger builds the ultimate weight loss guide from the ground up, taking a timeless, proactive approach that can stand up to any new trend.
Chock full of actionable advice and groundbreaking dietary research, How Not to Diet will put an end to dieting—and replace those constant weight-loss struggles with a simple, healthy, sustainable lifestyle.
Uncover the evidence-based science to slowing the effects of aging, from the New York Times bestselling author of the How Not to Die series
When Dr. Michael Greger, founder of NutritionFacts.org, dove into the top peer-reviewed anti-aging medical research, he realized that diet could regulate every one of the most promising strategies for combating the effects of aging. We don’t need Big Pharma to keep us feeling young—we already have the tools. In How Not to Age, the internationally renowned physician and nutritionist breaks down the science of aging and chronic illness and explains how to help avoid the diseases most commonly encountered in our journeys through life.
Physicians have long treated aging as a malady, but getting older does not have to mean getting sicker. There are eleven pathways for aging in our bodies’ cells and we can disrupt each of them. Processes like autophagy, the upcycling of unusable junk, can be boosted with spermidine, a compound found in tempeh, mushrooms, and wheat germ. Senescent “zombie” cells that spew inflammation and are linked to many age-related diseases may be cleared in part with quercetin-rich foods like onions, apples, and kale.
Inspired by the dietary and lifestyle patterns of centenarians and residents of “blue zone” regions where people live the longest, Dr. Greger presents simple, accessible, and evidence-based methods to preserve the body functions that keep you feeling youthful, both physically and mentally. Brimming with expertise and actionable takeaways, How Not to Age lays out practical strategies for achieving ultimate longevity.
A vital, timely text on the viruses that cause pandemics and how to face them, by the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.
As the world grapples with the devastating impact of COVID-19, Dr Michael Greger reveals not only what we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones during a pandemic, but also what human society must rectify to reduce the likelihood of even worse catastrophes in the future.
From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: human interaction with animals. Otherwise known as zoonotic diseases for their passage from animals to humans, these pathogens – both pre-existing ones and those newly identified – emerge and re-emerge throughout history, sparking epidemics and pandemics that have resulted in millions of deaths around the world.
How did these diseases come about? And what – if anything – can we do to stop them and their fatal march into our countries, our homes, and our bodies? In How to Survive a Pandemic, Dr Michael Greger, physician and internationally-recognized expert on public health issues, delves into the origins of some of the deadliest pathogens the world has ever seen. Tracing their evolution from the past until today, Dr Greger spotlights emerging flu and coronaviruses as he examines where these pathogens originated, as well as the underlying conditions and significant human role that have exacerbated their lethal influence to large, and even global, levels.
Comer para no engordar es un verdadero cofre del tesoro de datos y de investigaciones punteras sobre alimentación que hasta ahora estaban ocultos. Michael Greger los ha traducido en consejos accesibles y prácticos y en herramientas y trucos emocionantes que lo ayudarán a perder peso de forma segura y a eliminar para siempre la grasa corporal no deseada.
El doctor Greger, un reputado experto en nutrición, médico y fundador de nutritionfacts.org, explora las diversas causas de la obesidad, desde la genética a las raciones que nos ponemos en el plato, pasando por factores ambientales, y también las múltiples consecuencias de la misma, como la diabetes, el cáncer y los problemas de salud mental. A continuación, presenta un amplio abanico de estrategias para perder peso y se centra en los criterios óptimos que promueven el éxito: una dieta rica en fibra y en agua; pobre en grasas, en sal y en azúcar; y repleta de alimentos antiinflamatorios.
Luego, Comer para no engordar va más allá de la comida y explora gran cantidad de aceleradores de la pérdida de peso disponibles en nuestro propio organismo y revela que seguir una dieta centrada en plantas y comer en momentos específicos nos ayuda a maximizar las actividades quemagrasas naturales del cuerpo. El doctor Greger presenta con gran claridad no solo la dieta para adelgazar definitiva, sino también las estrategias que debemos adoptar para aprovechar al máximo la eficacia de la misma.
Um guia do poder dos alimentos que vai garantir saúde e bem-estar ao lado de sua família e amigos por muitos e muitos anos
Infecções, diabetes, depressão, cardiopatias. Seja qual for a doença, a rotina é a mesma: após exames e consultas, a maioria dos médicos se restringe a receitar um remédio ao paciente. Tratamentos alternativos não são mencionados, e medicina preventiva parece uma realidade distante. O resultado é que milhares de vidas são perdidas prematuramente em virtude de doenças que poderiam ter sido evitadas ou revertidas. Mas não precisa ser assim.
Escrito pelo médico Michael Greger, Comer para não morrer trata de um estilo de alimentação capaz de prevenir, controlar e até reverter muitas das principais causas de morte da atualidade: a dieta à base de vegetais — ou plant-based diet, como é conhecida pelos especialistas. Com uma linguagem clara e ferramentas práticas que nos indicam o que comer, quando e em que quantidade, o livro se fundamenta em estudos acadêmicos para desmistificar a ciência por trás dessa forma de nutrição revolucionária e mostra que adotá-la está longe de ser um bicho de sete cabeças.
In the first book of its kind, Dr. Michael Greger draws together decades of research exposing the dangerous truth behind the low-carb lies. Carbophobia decisively debunks the purported "science" behind the low-carb claims, documents just how ineffective the Atkins Diet and other low-carb plans have been in producing sustainable weight loss, and lists the known hazards inherent to the diet. This is not a case of academic "he said/she said." This is a case of a multibillion-dollar corporation with a financial stake in ignoring all the current evidence-based dietary recommendations no matter what the human cost.
Vom Aufbau eines gesunden Mikrobioms, über einen verbesserten Stoffwechsel mittels Chronobiologie, bis hin zum Einfluss von Gewürzen liefert Greger Tipps und wissenschaftlich belegte Techniken wie jeder mühelos sein Idealgewicht halten kann. Verabschieden Sie sich endgültig von Kalorienzählen und Verzicht. Michael Gregers Empfehlungen machen nicht nur schlank, sondern garantieren eine starke Gesundheit.
Mit 21 ultimativen Abnehmboostern zur Beschleunigung der Fettverbrennung
Le livre le plus complet et le plus pratique sur la perte de poids.
Les régimes à la mode se succèdent. Tous ont un point commun : faire des dégâts sur votre santé et engendrer, à terme, carences et reprise de poids. Il est temps d'adopter une approche différente. Une approche scientifique.
Avec Michael Greger, découvrez les clés de l'alimentation idéale : la densité calorique, l'indice d'insuline, la chronobiologie, l'hydratation, le jeûne, le microbiote intestinal...
Découvrez également 21 astuces incontournables à propos de la digestion, des ingrédients du quotidien, du sommeil...