Michael Greger, MD, FACLM is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, 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. Currently, Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Best Seller. He has videos on more than 2,000 health topics freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. All proceeds he receives from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements are all donated to charity.
HOW NOT TO DIE: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting, & Reversing Our Top 15 Killers
The learner will be able to inform others on information regarding evidence-based health and nutrition research for preventing, arresting, and even reversing the leading causes of death and disability.
Are the most of us eating our way to an early grave with our North American style diet? Doctor, nutrition specialist and author Michael Greger says yes! In his rally cry of a talk, Dr. Greger outlines why switching to a plant-based diet can not only help improve overall health but can also reverse effects of common diseases such as heart disease, a number one killer among North Americans. Drawing parallels between how we dealt with smoking in the past to how we are dealing with nutrition today this talk will have you reaching for more plant-based food options and not asking ‘where’s the beef?’