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Episode 63: How to Eat to Beat Disease with Dr. William Li

Brief summary of show:

How can you eat to beat disease?

That’s what we’re talking about in this episode with Dr. William Li.

William W. Li, MD, is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and author of the New York Times bestseller “Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.” His groundbreaking work has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments and impacts care for more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease and obesity.

His TED Talk, “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?” has garnered more than 11 million views. Dr. Li has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC and the Dr. Oz Show, and he has been featured in USA Today, Time Magazine, The Atlantic and O Magazine. He is president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation and is leading research into COVID-19.

Listen in as we talk about:

  • [3:30] Food as medicine

  • [8:10] How specific foods impact the health defense systems

  • [9:45] Are supplements, proteins and Keto diets actually good for us?

  • [11:45] What we should be cutting and adding to our diets

  • [15:40] The types of diseases we can change with the help of food as medicine

  • [19:10] Dr. Li’s research on COVID and how to heal from it

  • [26:20] What a typical day of eating looks like for Dr. Li

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