The Whole Health Cure

"How Not to Diet?" with Michael Greger, MD (Recast of E55)

Episode Summary

This episode originally aired on June 20th, 2019 (Episode 55). Now that "How Not to Diet" is available in stores we wanted to revisit the conversation with Dr. Greger. Enjoy! Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. In this conversation we discuss his new book "How Not to Diet" that has released in December 2019. Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or weight loss fad—and yet obesity rates continue to rise, and with it a growing number of diseases and health problems. In "How Not to Diet" Dr. Greger suggests a different approach. He dives deep in the science and lays out the key ingredients of the ideal weight-loss —factors such as calorie density, the insulin index, and the impact of foods on our gut microbiome—showing how plant-based eating is crucial to our success. Dr. Greger talks about the latest discoveries in cutting-edge areas like chronobiology to reveal the factors that maximize our natural fat-burning capabilities. This podcast is brought to you by Emory Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness. To learn more about our work, please visit https://bit.ly/EmoryLM .

Episode Notes

Michael Greger, M.D. 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. In 2017, he was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award.

Dr. Greger's most recent scientific publications in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Critical Reviews in Microbiology, Family and 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 a registered 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. Both of his latest books, How Not to Die and the How Not to Die Cookbook, became instant New York Times Best Sellers. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

In this conversation we talk through some of Dr. Greger's previous work and discuss his new book "How Not to Diet" that has released in December 2019. Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or weight loss fad—and yet obesity rates continue to rise, and with it a growing number of diseases and health problems. In "How Not to Diet" Dr. Greger suggests a different approach. He dives deep in the science and lays out the key ingredients of the ideal weight-loss —factors such as calorie density, the insulin index, and the impact of foods on our gut microbiome—showing how plant-based eating is crucial to our success. Dr. Greger talks about the latest discoveries in cutting-edge areas like chronobiology to reveal the factors that maximize our natural fat-burning capabilities.

To learn more, please visit:

Website: https://nutritionfacts.org

Free Daily Dozen App: https://nutritionfacts.org/daily-dozen-challenge/

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How Not to Die Book: https://nutritionfacts.org/book/

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Free Downloadable Evidence-Based Eating Guide: https://nutritionfacts.org/healthkit/

 

This podcast is brought to you by Emory Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness. To learn more about our work, please visit

https://bit.ly/EmoryLM