Episode Summary

On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, Lindsay interviews Dr. Michael Greger, the force behind NutritionFacts.org, and the author of the New York Times Best Seller, How Not to Die. Dr. Greger shares his motivation for uncovering the truth about plant-based nutrition, the tremendous implications of small dietary changes, and the impact of pharmaceutical industries on nutrition research. Dr. Greger also answers listener questions about improving cholesterol, irregular menstrual cycles, and striving toward ideal blood test results.

Episode Notes

On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, Lindsay interviews Dr. Michael Greger, the force behind NutritionFacts.org, and the author of the New York Times Best Seller, How Not to Die. Dr. Greger shares his motivation for uncovering the truth about plant-based nutrition, the tremendous implications of small dietary changes, and the impact of pharmaceutical industries on nutrition research. Dr. Greger also answers listener questions about improving cholesterol, irregular menstrual cycles, and striving toward ideal blood test results.

More about this episode

  • What are some ways to lower triglyceride numbers?
  • What are the effects of menopause on cholesterol levels?
  • Unlike Dr. Esselstyn and Dr. McDougall, why does Dr. Greger recommend whole plant food sources of fat?
  • Can your blood pressure be too low?
  • What are the three recent changes Dr. Greger has implemented in his own diet?
  • Plus, much more about plant-based nutrition!

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Resources:

NutritionFacts.org

How Not to Die by Dr. Michael Greger

Nathan Pritikin

If Fructose is Bad, What About Fruit? on NutritionFacts.org

Lead Contamination of Tea on NutritionFacts.org

Heart Disease is Preventable and Reversible through Nutritional Intervention by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen App on iTunes and Google Play

Subscribe to Dr. Greger's newsletter at NutritionFacts.org

Check out Shortcut to Slim Podcast on iTunes!

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About the Show

Lindsay S. Nixon interviews people that have successfully adopted a plant-based diet.