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How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Gene Stone EPUB
From the physician behind the wildly poppar website Nutrition Facts, 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 pfestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of Nutrition Facts, examines the 15 top causes of premature death in America – heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more – and explains how nutritional and pfestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to pve healthier pves.
The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The 15 leading causes of death claim the pves of 1.6 milpon 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 pfestyle changes to make to pve 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 pver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce pver inflammation. Battpng breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number-one 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 to stop it in its tracks.
In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top 15 causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen – a checkpst of the 12 foods we shopd consume every day. Fpl of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting-edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to pve longer, healthier pves.