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cardiovascular disease

Dr. Greger covers cardiovascular disease in his full-length presentation, Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death, where he explores the role diet may play in preventing, treating, and even reversing our top 15 killers.

Watch videos about cardiovascular disease

  • Dietary Guidelines: Science Versus Corporate Interests
    Dietary Guidelines: Science Versus Corporate Interests
    The USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee stands accused of ignoring the science to justify its recommendation to eat meat.
  • Plant Protein Preferable
    Plant Protein Preferable
    Since foods are a package deal, Dr. Walter Willet, the Chair of Harvard's nutrition department, recommends we emphasize plant sources of protein rather than animal sources.
  • Dietary Guidelines: From Dairies to Berries
    Dietary Guidelines: From Dairies to Berries
    The success story in Finland shows that science-based dietary guidelines can save millions of lives.
  • Dietary Guidelines: Just Say No
    Dietary Guidelines: Just Say No
    What happens when the twin mandates of the USDA to both promote agribusiness and protect our nation's health come into conflict?
  • The Tomato Effect
    The Tomato Effect
    Why does the medical establishment sometimes ignore highly efficacious therapies such as plant-based diets for heart disease prevention and treatment?
  • China Study on Sudden Cardiac Death
    China Study on Sudden Cardiac Death
    The China-Oxford-Cornell Diet and Health Project directed by T. Colin Campbell and colleagues showed that chronic diseases such as heart disease are not inevitable consequences of aging.
  • Our Number One Killer Can Be Stopped
    Our Number One Killer Can Be Stopped
    Dr. Dean Ornish proved decades ago that heart disease could be reversed solely with diet and lifestyle changes.
  • Resuscitating Medicare
    Resuscitating Medicare
    Medicare is now accepting for reimbursement the Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and the Pritikin Program, which, on a personal note, is what inspired me to go into medicine.
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