Eating is the new smoking.
Take a moment and let that sink in. Shocking isn’t it?
Sound like a sensationalist media headline? Its not. Its based on a worldwide clinical study of the leading causes of death around the world – The Global Burden of Disease study, the largest study of disease risk factors in history.
Many of the leading causes of death in the UK and even those we accept as part of the ageing process have been proven to be avoidable and treatable with diet.
In the United States cigarettes now kill about half a million Americans every year, whereas diet kills hundreds of thousands more.
But don’t take my word for it. Hear the full story in this video of Dr Greger presenting a recent TED talk. If you’re not familiar with Dr Greger, he is a physician and founder of http://www.nutritionfacts.org A non-profit organisation providing science based nutritional information.