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How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

by Michael Greger


How Not to Die is a guidebook about preventing death from the 15 most common illnesses and diseases. With groundbreaking scientific research to back up each and every one of author Dr. Michael Greger’s claims, this book presents a conclusive, step-by-step guide to combating different diseases through your diet and general lifestyle.

We have compiled all these steps into simple, easy-to-follow actions for you to try! So, if you’re at risk of any of these 15 diseases, you will not have to worry any more—your solution is right here.

About the Author

A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, 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, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial.

Great ideas from this book


1. Reduce your risk of dying from heart disease.

2. Do not die from lung cancer.

3. Do not die from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

4. Do not die from asthma.

5. Do not die from a stroke.

6. Do not die from Alzheimer’s disease.

7. Do not die from colorectal cancer.

8. Do not die from pancreatic cancer.

9. Do not die from esophageal cancer.

10. Do not die from infections.

11. Be aware of the microorganisms that cause food poisoning.

12. Do not die from diabetes.

13. Do not die from high blood pressure.

14. Do not die from liver disease.

15. Do not die from blood cancer.

16. Do not die from kidney disease.

17. Do not die from breast cancer.

18. Do not die from suicidal depression.

19. Do not die from prostate cancer.

20. Do not die from Parkinson’s disease.

21. Do not die from iatrogenic causes.