How Not to Die

Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

Wealth of nutrition science! The author, Michael Greger, MD, maintains a huge database of nutrition studies for his website,, and this book condenses that data into healthy eating guidelines. The book has 134 pages of references that support his recommendations behind the diet that prevents and reverses many of the causes of disease-related death.

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1370)
15 CE Paper Test Only (1371)
28 CE Paper Test Only (1372)
15 CE Book & Paper Test (1373)
28 CE Book & Paper Test (1374)
15 CE Online Test Only (W1371)
28 CE Online Test Only (W1372)
15 CE Book & Online Test (W1373)
28 CE Book & Online Test (W1374)

Book Details

Year Published
1st Edition
Flatiron Books
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2020) Composition of foods, nutrient analysis
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3005) Nutrition Diagnosis
  • (3010) Assessment methodology
  • (3020) Assessment of target groups, populations
  • (3040) Food consumption, fluid balance
  • (3090) Screening parameters, methodology, and surveillance
  • (4000) Wellness and public health
  • (4010) Community intervention, monitoring, and evaluation
  • (4020) Community program development
  • (4030) Dietary guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
  • (4080) Government-funded Food & Nutrition Programs
  • (4100) Social Marketing
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5200) Disordered eating
  • (5350) Substance abuse, alcoholism
  • (5370) Weight management, obesity
  • (5410) Client protocols, clinical guidelines
  • (5460) Self-care management

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 4.4.1, 4.1.2, 6.1.2

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:


1.  Identify and debunk patients’ and other professionals’ misperceptions about nutrition myths and diet guidelines.

2.  Discuss the major nutrition influences that promote health and longevity.

3.  Better assess patients’ and clients’ present eating habits and medical diagnoses to determine health risks and contributing factors.

4.  Identify ways to help clients eat nutritiously and make healthier food choices.


Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

This book brings new awareness to dietitians about the volume of nutrition research world-wide that shows which foods or nutrients delay or reverse illness.

About the author

Dr. Michael Greger is the physician behind the very popular website, His review of nutrition research gives him exposure to unique perspectives on what really works to reverse or prevent chronic diseases.