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How Not to Die

How Not to Die

Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease


Michael Greger, Gene Stone








How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence for the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of death associated with illness.

The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented by simple dietary and lifestyle changes. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, an internationally recognized nutrition expert, physician, and founder of, explores the fifteen most common causes of premature death — heart disease, various types of cancer, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, and more — and explains how nutrition and lifestyle measures can sometimes trump prescription drugs and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches and help us live healthier lives.

How Not to Die not only explains what we should eat to treat the fifteen most common causes of death, but also includes a checklist of twelve foods that we should eat every day. Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, latest nutritional findings, these medical instructions are exactly what we need to live longer and healthier.