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HOW NOT TO DIE: Preventing and treating disease with diet

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HOW NOT TO DIE: Preventing and treating disease with diet

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center URIS Auditorium Entrance, 1300 York Ave, New York, NY 10065

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The Greater New York Dietetic Association is partnering with New York Presbyterian to host an exciting speaking event with Dr. Michael Greger.

Speaker Biography:

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.

Presentation Description:

Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing our leading causes of death and disability. After listening to this talk, attendees will be able to describe the role diet may play in preventing some of the leading causes of death in the United States, describe the role diet may play in treating some of the leading causes of death in the United States and describe the diet followed by populations largely free of "Western" diseases such as ischemic heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

1 CPEU has been approved.

This is a free event for everyone.