How Not to Die

From the Show: Wellness for Life
Summary: “Our diet is the #1 cause of premature death and disability.” -Michael Greger, MD
Air Date: 1/8/16
Duration: 10
Host: Susanne Bennett, DC
Guest Bio: Michael Greger, MD
Michael-Greger croppedMichael Greger, MD, FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, among countless other symposia and institutions; testified before Congress; has appeared on shows such as The Colbert Report and The Dr. Oz Show; and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial. Currently, Dr. Greger proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.

Dr. Greger's recent scientific publications in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Critical Reviews in Microbiology, Family & Community Health, and the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition, and Public Health explore the public health implications of industrialized animal agriculture.

Dr. Greger is also licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition and is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He was featured on the Healthy Living Channel promoting his latest nutrition DVDs and honored to teach part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell's esteemed nutrition course at Cornell University. Dr. Greger's nutrition work can be found at NutritionFacts.org, which is now a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity.

He is the author of Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching and Carbophobia: The Scary Truth Behind America's Low Carb Craze. His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.
How Not to Die
Michael Greger, MD, is a Cornell graduate, physician, and internationally recognized speaker.

His latest book, How Not to Die, is the perfect guide if you want to live a longer, better life.

“Our diet is the #1 cause of premature death and disability,” says Dr. Greger, who joins Dr. Susanne to share strategies for reversing chronic disease with lifestyle changes, as well as how you can prevent the top 15 diseases that cause premature death.

Dr. Greger also shares information from his non-profit website, NutritionFacts.org, and explains why a plant-based diet is the best way to prevent disease and stave off early death.

Click here to listen to Dr. Greger's second interview, "Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen: Foods that Can Save Your Life."