11: Dr. Michael Greger: How Not To Die and Balanced (Part I)

May 5, 2017
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How not to die? A health primer with Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, the author of "How Not to Die," founder of NutritionFacts.org, and founder of the new non-profit: BALANCED. The mission of Balanced is that "TOGETHER, WE WILL HOLD MAJOR FOOD CORPORATIONS ACCOUNTABLE FOR BRINGING BALANCE TO CAFETERIAS, MENUS AND STORE SHELVES."  

Learn the THREE THINGS you must add to your diet AND remove from your diet to improve your 24 hours. 

Listen to Part II, with the Executive Director of Balanced - for more information on this ground-breaking non-profit.  

What can YOU do in your 24 Hours to make your life better?

Dr. Greger says, "Eat BETTER!"
- Three things to ADD every day: berries, greens and beans
- Three things to REMOVE from your diet: Trans Fats (deep fried foods), processed meats, and soda

Get Involved with BALANCED:

"Healthy food is a RIGHT, and we are going to FIGHT for it. For too long, too many major food corporations have prioritized their profits over our health. They’ve ignored federal dietary guidelines and the best nutrition evidence, and our families have paid the price—with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and premature death.

"These companies have created a public health crisis and blamed it on us, just like big tobacco did two generations ago. Like big tobacco, they’ve called consumer health an individual choice—not a corporate responsibility. The truth is, we’ve been set up to fail. When cafeterias, restaurants, and grocery aisles are overstocked with disease-causing foods, when major food corporations are promoting these products at every turn and piling them high on our plates, how much choice do we really have?"

Enough is enough: "TOGETHER, WE WILL HOLD MAJOR FOOD CORPORATIONS ACCOUNTABLE FOR BRINGING BALANCE TO CAFETERIAS, MENUS AND STORE SHELVES."

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The Trump Administration's Recent Act:

Dr. Greger references President Trump's recent directive unwinding Michelle Obama's nutrition efforts.
Read more here: 
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-administration-loosen-obama-era-school-lunch-rules-article-1.3120422

Other Links:
Dr. Greger's Podcast, Nutrition Facts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nutrition-facts-with-dr-greger/id1183093544?mt=2
NutritionFacts.org - http://www.nutritionfacts.org 

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