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Dr Michael Greger - How Not To Die

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Dr Michael Greger is a graduate of Cornell University and the Tufts University School of Medicine, and has a New York Times bestselling book “How Not To Die” that examines the fifteen top causes of death in America. He has appeared in numerous documentary films including”What The Health”,”Prescription: Nutrition” and”Eating you Alive”His website, nutritionfacts. org, has thousands of videos giving research-based advice, about specific foods and health-related issues.


00:00 | Trailer
01:42 Brian’s thoughts on the episode
04:34 Brian’s introduction
05:15 The number one cause of death and disability in Britain is the British diet
06:24 Heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and obesity can be cured by lifestyle changes
10:29 Public confusion over what is best to eat
12:15 Food industry focussed on shareholder profit, not health of consumer
13:49 Why Michael Greger has worked passionately for 20 years to get his message across
15:44 The human body is a self-healing machine
20:11 Parallels between the smoking message and lifestyle message in getting people’s attention
22:51 Why we find the food, which is not part of a plant based diet, so enticing
26:31 When Michael Greger started eating a plant based diet and how he sticks to it when travelling
32:44 Why he advocates a wholefood plant based diet but does not call himself a Vegan
35:51 You don’t know until you try, just give it 21 days
39:35 How people can be persuaded to change their diet in the current culture
46:29 What will it take for a national eureka moment
51:40 The power of the dairy, meat and pharmaceutical industries and their political might
1:07:18 Interpersonal interaction that sparks the interest and passes the message on
1:11:02 How Michael answers his critics
1:18:26 What drives Dr Michael Greger
1:20:12 Michaels hope for evidence based medicine
1:24:51 Michael’s views on Paleo and Atkins diets, soya, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, mental health,1:34:51 ‚Ķgluten, sugars, fruit sugars, chicken and Ketogenic diet
1:40:54 Success secrets
1:41:47 What is Michael’s super power
1:46:10 What Michael has learnt about using the internet to get your message out there
1:51:18 Why Michael never takes a holiday
1:54:48 Michael’s future plans
2:00:16 How a plant based lifestyle can affect cancer treatment
2:02:48 Best and worst days of Michael’s life
2:09:40 Plant intelligence and medicines
2:11:39 What keeps Michael awake at night
2:13:52 How he funds his lifestyle when he gives so much for free
2:15:39 Phone call to the 20 year old Michael Greger
2:17:22 Best advice he ever received
2:19:21 Advice to the young person listening anywhere in the world for getting into a plant based diet
2:22:15 Brian’s summing up.


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