Dean Ornish

The killer American diet that's sweeping the planet

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Filmed Jan 2006 at TED2006
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Forget the latest disease in the news: Cardiovascular disease kills more people than everything else combined — and it’s mostly preventable. Dr. Dean Ornish explains how changing our eating habits can save lives.

Dean Ornish
/ Physician, author

Dean Ornish is a clinical professor at UCSF and founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. He's a leading expert on fighting illness — particularly heart disease with dietary and lifestyle changes.  Full bio.

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