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This video is part of an experiment to find ways to appeal to those new to the site. So much of what I do is targeted towards those who already know the basics, but in the user survey about a thousand of you filled out a few weeks ago, many of you asked for me to take a step back and do some videos targeted more towards those new to evidence-based nutrition.

So with the volunteer help of videographer Grant Peacock ( I came up with ten introduction and overview-type videos for both new users to orient themselves, and for long-time users to use to introduce people to the site.

The first four are already up:
• The Story of (
• Why You Should Care About Nutrition (
• Taking Personal Responsibility for Your Health (
• The Philosophy of (

Stay tuned for:
• How Not to Die from Heart Disease (
• How Not to Die from Cancer (
• How Not to Die from Diabetes (
• How Not to Die from Kidney Disease (
• How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM
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