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    How Not to Die Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease Michael Greger M.D. FACLM, Gene Stone
    9781250116932 Paperback HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition On Sale Date:August 05, 2023 Print Run:150000
    $24.99 CAD 6.12 x 9.25 x 0 in | 10 gr | 576 pages Carton Quantity:1 Canadian Rights: Y Flatiron Books
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      New York Times Bestseller

      “This book may help those who are susceptible to illnesses that can be prevented.”
      —His Holiness the Dalai Lama

      “Absolutely the best book I’ve read on nutrition and diet”
      –Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution

      From the physician behind the wildly popular Nutrition Facts website, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can help prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.

      In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America--heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more--and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches to help prevent and reverse these diseases, freeing us to live healthier lives.

      The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This doesn't have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger's advice, all of it backed up by strong scientific evidence, you will learn which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make to live longer.

      History of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug-and without the side effects. Fighting off liver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce liver inflammation. Battling breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease but often stop it in its tracks.

      In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.

      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, 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. In 2017, Dr. Greger was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. His first book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Bestseller. 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 is all donated to charity.
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      “We strive to make the best of our lives by maintaining ourphysical health and mental happiness. As food is the fuel for our survival, howhealthily we survive and how well we recover from illness may also depend onwhat we eat. Michael Greger’s How Not toDie suggests different preventative and curative measures for tacklingailments we are all vulnerable to. I hope that this book may help those who aresusceptible to illnesses that can be prevented with proper nutrition.”
      —His Holiness the Dalai Lama

      "The primary determinant of our health and well-beingis what we eat and how we live. In this extraordinary and empowering book, Dr.Michael Greger explains why. Highly recommended."
      — Dean Ornish, M.D., author of TheSpectrum and Dr. Dean Ornish s Program for Reversing Heart Disease

      "The news that a plant-based diet is the healthiest wayto eat is spreading. Dr. Michael Greger presents the groundbreaking science onhow simple plant-based food choices help us live healthier and happier lives.Dr. Greger describes which foods to eat to prevent the leading causes ofdisease-related death and shows how a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers,whole grains, and legumes might even save your life."
      —Brian Wendel,Founder and President of Forks OverKnives

      "Stop whatever you're doing and buy this book. Not onlydoes Dr. Michael Greger drop a metric f*ckton of evidence that a plant-baseddiet will save your damn life, he lays out the blueprint to make it happen. Dr.Greger shows us how regular folks can eat well and not get taken down by sometotally preventable bullsh*t."
      —Thug Kitchen

      "A new way of looking at nutrition and health. Michael Greger shows peoplehow to save their own lives."
      —Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet

      "Finally a physician has pulled together the latest scientific studies onhow to fight disease and prolong life. How Not to Die shows how theright nutrition prevents disease and transforms our genes so we can livehealthier, longer. Empowering, groundbreaking, transformative work."
      —KathyFreston, author of Quantum Wellnessand The Lean

      "Michael Greger, M.D. scours the world's scholarly literature on nutritionfor the most interesting, groundbreaking and practical new research. His workat NutritionFacts.org and in HOW NOT TO DIE features the latest science onnutrition and health to show how to treat and prevent disease."
      —JoelFuhrman, M.D., author of Eat to Live

      "An absolute rhapsody of informational wisdom on how toachieve a life of health and longevity without disease."
      Caldwell B.Esselstyn, Jr. M.D., author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

      "How Not To Die is one of the mostimportant books on health ever written. Dr. Greger shows us how to prevent andsometimes reverse all the major diseases that are killing us. We have thegenetic potential to live disease free lives full of health and vitality untilwe are past 100. This book is the scientific road map we need to do exactlythat."
      —John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market

      "Absolutely the best book I've read on nutrition anddiet."
      —Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution

      "Meticulously well-documented, Greger's guidebookprovides evidence on everything from the pesticide-Parkinson's connection tothe role of antioxidants in breast cancer prevention. Gerger also offers upfriendly tips, like his favorite smoothie recipe and a turmeric tutorial.Follow his advice and you may not live forever, but you'll almost certainlylive a healthier life."

      "This book brims with valuable insights. Dr Gregertends to rely on the gold standard of medical research randomised controlledtrials rather than the latest fads. Vegetarian or not, this book is a great wayto improve your diet."
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    Unprocessed 10th Anniversary Edition Revitalize Your Health with Whole Foods Chef AJ, Glen Merzer
    9781570674082 Paperback COOKING / Health & Healing Publication Date:May 01, 2022
    $29.95 CAD 8 x 8.9 x 0.5 in | 500 gr | 196 pages Carton Quantity:24 Canadian Rights: Y Book Publishing Company
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      This revision is a celebration of the amazing versatility and health benefits to be found in whole plant foods. Anyone looking to live an active, healthy lifestyle will find what they?re looking for with these recipes. Chef AJ shares her own inspiring journey to wellness where she learned about the healing power of whole plant foods. The authors clearly define the differences between processed and whole foods, explain why fiber- over calorie-dense is better, and offer numerous suggestions on how to replace the flavors of salt, oil, and sugar. All recipes are free of gluten, oil, sugar, and salt. Chef AJ creatively fuses nutrient-rich ingredients into outrageously tasteful combinations. This compendium of selections will provide nourishing and satisfying choices for anyone who wishes to feel at their best.
      Chef AJ is the host of the television series Healthy Living with Chef AJ which airs on FOODY TV. A chef, culinary instructor, professional speaker, and author, she is also the creator of the Ultimate Weight Loss Program which has helped hundreds achieve a healthy weight. Glen Merzer has worked as a stand-up comic, a playwright, and network television writer before turning his attention to writing books. A long time health advocate of plant-based diets, he is the author of Own Your Health!, coauthor with Howard Lyman of Mad Cowboy and No More Bull, and coauthor with Chef AJ of Unprocessed and The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss.
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    Body on Fire Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook Your Guide to Eating Plant Foods That Fight Disease Monica Aggarwal MD, Jyothi Rao
    9781570674075 Paperback COOKING / Vegan Publication Date:March 01, 2022
    $29.95 CAD 8 x 8.9 x 0.4 in | 440 gr | 184 pages Carton Quantity:32 Canadian Rights: Y Book Publishing Company
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      This companion volume to Body on Fire reiterates essential concepts about the nature of inflammation and its relationship to chronic illness, offers insights into why certain foods are health-supporting, and provides a how-to-start manual that features an abundance of easy-to-make recipes. The main goal is to calm inflammation and reduce the risk of illness. While there are multiple steps involved with healing, nutrition should be the first one to turn to. With a renewed focus on sleep, movement, and an unstressed mind, Drs. Aggarwal and Rao provide a drug-free option for regaining health. Guidance, encouragement, and sound advice are offered on everything from the best times to eat and which foods affect sleep, exercise, and outlook to rediscovering the joys of cooking and budget-friendly options. The recipes use minimum amounts of salt and oil, are nutrient-dense as well as universally appealing, and deliver a healthy dose of flavor with each bite.
      Monica Aggarwal, MD, is board certified in cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardi-ology. She is focused on educating people about the importance of plant-based nutrition and its benefits in treating and potentially reversing chronic illness. Jyothi Rao, MD, has worked in clinical practice since 1997. Board certified in internal medicine as well as in anti-aging and regen-erative medicine, she is the medical director of Shakthi Health & Wellness Center in Maryland. Visit drmonicaaggarwal.com and raowellness.com for more information.
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