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2017 Summer Reading Club


"How Not To Die: Discovering the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease”  by Michael Greger.


July 1, 2017 through September 1, 2017


Michael Greger, MD, 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 providing free daily videos and articles on the latest in nutrition research. Dr. Greger also proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.


In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America--heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more--and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches to help prevent and reverse these diseases, freeing us to live healthier lives.


A total of 2 CPEUs is being requested for this activity:


SVAND Book Club participants will gather at a predetermined location at the conclusion of the book reading (date TBD: September 2017).


The book club will include a suggested reading guide and weekly online discussions using questions suggested by the publisher (Flatiron Books).  At the conclusion of the book reading, participants will gather in-person to discuss the book.








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