A transcript for this episode can be found on our blog: Evidence-Based Nutrition: An Interview with Dr. Michael Greger
In order to take control of your health, it’s important to learn how to make your own decisions on nutrition based on the information available, and carefully looking at both sides of arguments. Dr. Michael Greger joins us to shed light on corruption in the food industry and to share resources on where you can find info on evidence based nutrition. His mission is to give people the tools to make the right decisions. In this episode we discuss:
- Going to the source of nutrition research to make your own decisions
- Evidence behind a whole-food plant-based diet
- Risks of eating out and hedonistic foods
- How healthy food actually tastes better if you quit junk food
- Intermittent fasting is good for you, but eat before sunset
- The importance of exercise combined with nutrition
Dr. Greger shares that what you put into your mouth is a matter of life and death. He wants to empower people to get to the source of nutrition information, so they can be empowered to make important decisions for the health of themselves and their families.
A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition. He has videos on more than 2,000 health topics freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded almost every day. Dr. Greger 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. His latest books— How Not to Die, the How Not to Die Cookbook, and How Not to Diet all became instant New York Times Best Sellers. All proceeds he receives from the sales of his books go to charity.
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