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Teach Me in 10 – Food as Medicine With Dr William W. Li

Video   Sep 17, 2020

 

Laura Elizabeth Lansdowne

Senior Science Writer

In this installment of Teach Me in 10, we are delighted to welcome William W. Li, MD. Dr Li 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 currently conducting research as part of the global fight against COVID-19.

In this episode of Teach Me in 10 Dr Li discusses the relationship between food, health and disease and shares several examples of foods that have been shown to support the immune system.

Imagine if we studied and tested foods in a similar way to medicines? How do the foods we eat interact with our body and how do our food choices influence our susceptibility to disease?

Watch our lastest Teach Me in 10 video to find out more…

William W. Li, MD


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