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506: The Top Foods You Should Eat & Avoid to Beat Disease | Dr. William Li

506: The Top Foods You Should Eat & Avoid to Beat Disease | Dr. William Li

Update: 2022-11-22


Watch the full video interview on YouTube here:

Dr. William Li (IG: @drwilliamli) is a physician, scientist, president & medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation, and author of Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Choosing whole foods vs. ultra-processed foods
  • Always read the ingredient list
  • Learn how to discern information from marketing tactics
  • Button mushrooms are a true superfood
  • Research shows the advantages of organic foods
  • What is ellagic acid? + How it starves cancer
  • Understanding our gut microbiome is an ecosystem
  • 3 types of foods to eat to improve your gut microbiome
  • Why living in a sterile environment is not healthy
  • Should you eat probiotic-rich foods and take a probiotic supplement?
  • How the gut-brain axis works
  • Dr. Li’s daily supplements
  • Dr. Li’s dietary approach + what he eats & drinks in a day
  • Why he doesn’t avoid gluten
  • The myth about lectins
  • Healthy tips for cooking red meat
  • Dr. Li's thoughts on GMO foods
  • Cooking tomatoes activates the lycopene
  • The difference between intermittent fasting and caloric restriction

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Related links:

Dr. William Li - Eat to Beat Disease (book)

Dr. William Li's website

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Listen or watch Dr. William Li previously on TUHP (episodes #316 and #469)

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What to Eat & When to Eat to Optimize Your Microbiome | Tim Spector (#484)

Fix Your Microbiome to Lose Weight and Age in Reverse | Dr. William Davis (#455)

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