Dr. Greger – A Vegan Doctor And Supporter Of Lifestyle Medicine Over Medication
Dr. Michael Greger is a breath of fresh air in an environment overwhelmed by a Western medical paradigm that has been formed to benefit corporate interest over the well-being of people.
Michael Greger, M.D. graduated from the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine, specializes in clinical nutrition, and is a founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Greger is an international speaker and has lectured at the National Institutes of Health and the Conference on World Affairs, and he is the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.
Dr. Greger supports the use of Lifestyle Medicine (LM), consisting of a whole food plant-based diet, exercise, and stress-management in treating and reversing disease, over the reliance on surgery and medication.
He uses scientific data to show that chronic diseases like heart disease is not a normal and inevitable circumstance of living, and that we can avoid chronic diseases primarily through eating diets high in plant foods, and by exercising.
“The food and beverage industry spends billion of dollars every year contributing to the public’s confusion about basic accepted principles of nutrition.” ~ Dr. Greger
Dr. Greger does a phenomenal counteracting this misinformation through the knowledge he provides on his website nutritionFacts.org. Dr. Greger and his team picks out the most groundbreaking and innovative articles from thousands of research articles published on nutrition every year.
They breakdown the findings in layperson’s terms and present the information in captivating and educational short videos on the website.
Dr. Greger also does annual reviews like the one in 2012 where he covered Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death:
In 2013 he did the annual review More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases:
In 2014 he did the review From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food: