In this presentation, Dr Greger, general practitioner specialising in clinical nutrition, focuses on studies that were published in scientific medical journals and gives practical advice on how to prevent, treat and reverse many of the top 15 killers in the US.

Dr Michael Greger looks at the 15 leading causes of Death in the USA and the benefits of a plant based diet in combating them. In this easy to watch and engaging presentation, Cancer, Heart Disease, Stroke, Diabetes, Parkinson, Alzheimer’s, Emphysema and the rest of the leading killers are reviewed as Dr Greger ticks them off one by one.

“Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and even reverse many of the top 15 killers in the United States.”

According to the categories Dr Greger uses in this 55 minute video, Ireland’s 3 biggest killers are Cancer, Heart Disease and Stroke. These account for over 62% of human deaths in Ireland according to provisional data for 2011.

To see the video: nutritionfacts.org.