Talk to a Doc with Dr. Greger on How Not To Die – 014

Talk to a Doc with Dr. Greger on How Not To Die – 014


In this episode Katya interviews Dr. Michael Greger about his latest best selling book “How Not To Die“. Dr. Greger and Katya discuss whole foods plant based nutrition; food sensitivities; sugar in fruits; a new plant based clinic in Washington D.C., and more!

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, among countless other symposia and institutions; testified before Congress; has appeared on shows such as The Colbert Report and The Dr. Oz Show; and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous “meat defamation” trial. Currently, Dr. Greger proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society oDr.Gregerf the United States.

Dr. Greger’s recent scientific publications in the American Journal of Preventive MedicineBiosecurity and BioterrorismCritical Reviews in MicrobiologyFamily & Community Health, and the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition, and Public Health explore the public health implications of industrialized animal agriculture.

Dr. Greger is also licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition and is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He was featured on the Healthy Living Channel promoting his latest nutrition DVDs and honored to teach part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s esteemed nutrition course at Cornell University. Dr. Greger’s nutrition work can be found at, which is now a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity.

He is the author of Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching and Carbophobia: The Scary Truth Behind America’s Low Carb Craze. His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. View the book trailer here. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Links related to the show:
I ran into Dr. Greger at The Wild Cow, a local plant based restaurant, in Nashville before the Lifestyle Medicine Conference in November 2015. I could not help asking for a picture! The food at The Wild Cow was great!





How Not to Die book was a Christmas gift to myself. That was a good gift!

How Not To Die Book

Each episode, Katya Trent, a Certified Health Coach, and founder of Health Coaches of Kentucky, has a conversation with a doctor about important wellness issues that can help you make a difference in your health. If you have questions about this episode or have a question you would like me to ask a doctor in my next episode just email me.

The only purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. It is no substitute for professional care by a doctor or other qualified medical professional.

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