Review of 'How Not to Diet' by Dr. Michael Greger (New 2020 book)

“Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or weight loss fad – and yet obesity rates continue to rise, and with it a growing number of diseases and health problems. It’s time for a different approach.”

Today we’re looking at Dr. Michael Greger’s brand new book ‘How Not to Diet.’ Dr. Greger promises to bring us on a journey to “discover the cutting-edge science behind long-term weight loss success, in this powerful new book from the New York Times bestselling author of ‘How Not to Die.'” Let’s see if this different approach to a weight loss book lives up to it’s promise!

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About the Author (from ‘How Not to Diet’):

A founding member and fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He runs the popular website, a nonprofit, science-based public service site providing free daily updates on the latest in nutrition research. All the proceeds he receives from his books and speaking is donated to charity.

More on Dr. Greger:


Murray S. Ireland still ‘on course to become the most obese nation in Europe’ [Internet]. 2017 [cited 2019 Dec 7]. Available from:

Smith KB, Smith MS. Obesity Statistics. Prim Care. 2016;43(1):121-35.

van Baak MA, Mariman ECM. Mechanisms of weight regain after weight loss – the role of adipose tissue. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2019;15(5):274-287.




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