Section - i: Preface Introduction - ii: Introduction Unit - 1: Part 1 Chapter - 1: How Not to Die From Heart Disease Chapter - 2: How Not to Die From Lung Diseases Chapter - 3: How Not to Die From Brain Diseases Chapter - 4: How Not to Die From Digestive Cancers Chapter - 5: How Not to Die From Infections Chapter - 6: How Not to Die From Diabetes Chapter - 7: How Not to Die From High Blood Pressure Chapter - 8: How Not to Die From Liver Diseases Chapter - 9: How Not to Die From Blood Cancers Chapter - 10: How Not to Die From Kidney Disease Chapter - 11: How Not to Die From Breast Cancer Chapter - 12: How Not to Die From Suicidal Depression Chapter - 13: How Not to Die From Prostate Cancer Chapter - 14: How Not to Die From Parkinson's Disease Chapter - 15: How Not to Die From Iatrogenic Causes Unit - 2: Part 2 Introduction - iii: Introduction Section - iv: Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen Chapter - 1: Beans Chapter - 2: Berries Chapter - 3: Other Fruits Chapter - 4: Cruciferous Vegetables Chapter - 5: Greens Chapter - 6: Other Vegetables Chapter - 7: Flaxseeds Chapter - 8: Nuts and Seeds Chapter - 9: Herbs and Spices Chapter - 10: Whole Grains Chapter - 11: Beverages Chapter - 12: Exercise Section - v: Conclusion Acknowledgements - vi: Acknowledgements Section - vii: Appendix: Supplements Section - viii: Notes Index - ix: Index
Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer.
Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety and public health issues. He runs the popular website NutritionFacts.org, a nonprofit, science-based public service providing free daily videos and articles on the latest in nutrition research. Dr Greger also proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States. He is also the author of The How Not To Die Cookbook.
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