Whole

Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
Author: T. Colin Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1937856259
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 352
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New York Times Bestseller What happens when you eat an apple? The answer is vastly more complex than you imagine. Every apple contains thousands of antioxidants whose names, beyond a few like vitamin C, are unfamiliar to us, and each of these powerful chemicals has the potential to play an important role in supporting our health. They impact thousands upon thousands of metabolic reactions inside the human body. But calculating the specific influence of each of these chemicals isn’t nearly sufficient to explain the effect of the apple as a whole. Because almost every chemical can affect every other chemical, there is an almost infinite number of possible biological consequences. And that’s just from an apple. Nutritional science, long stuck in a reductionist mindset, is at the cusp of a revolution. The traditional “gold standard” of nutrition research has been to study one chemical at a time in an attempt to determine its particular impact on the human body. These sorts of studies are helpful to food companies trying to prove there is a chemical in milk or pre-packaged dinners that is “good” for us, but they provide little insight into the complexity of what actually happens in our bodies or how those chemicals contribute to our health. In The China Study, T. Colin Campbell (alongside his son, Thomas M. Campbell) revolutionized the way we think about our food with the evidence that a whole food, plant-based diet is the healthiest way to eat. Now, in Whole, he explains the science behind that evidence, the ways our current scientific paradigm ignores the fascinating complexity of the human body, and why, if we have such overwhelming evidence that everything we think we know about nutrition is wrong, our eating habits haven’t changed. Whole is an eye-opening, paradigm-changing journey through cutting-edge thinking on nutrition, a scientific tour de force with powerful implications for our health and for our world.

Whole

Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
Author: T. Colin Campbell,Howard Jacobson
Publisher: BenBella Books
ISBN: 1937856240
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 328
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An analysis of cutting-edge thinking on nutrition answers why a whole-food, plant-based diet provides optimal nutrition and demonstrates how far the scientific reductionism of the nutrition orthodoxy has gotten off track.

Whole

Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
Author: T. Colin Campbell,T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.,Howard Jacobson
Publisher: Benbella Books
ISBN: 9781939529848
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 328
View: 9724
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An analysis of cutting-edge thinking on nutrition answers why a whole-food, plant-based diet provides optimal nutrition and demonstrates how far the scientific reductionism of the nutrition orthodoxy has gotten off track.

The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition

The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health
Author: T. Colin Campbell,Thomas M. Campbell II
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952902
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 496
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The revised and expanded edition of the bestseller that changed millions of lives The science is clear. The results are unmistakable. You can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes just by changing your diet. More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the China Study, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease. What they found when combined with findings in Colin’s laboratory, opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet. In 2005, Colin and his son Tom, now a physician, shared those findings with the world in The China Study, hailed as one of the most important books about diet and health ever written. Featuring brand new content, this heavily expanded edition of Colin and Tom’s groundbreaking book includes the latest undeniable evidence of the power of a plant-based diet, plus updated information about the changing medical system and how patients stand to benefit from a surging interest in plant-based nutrition. The China Study—Revised and Expanded Edition presents a clear and concise message of hope as it dispels a multitude of health myths and misinformation. The basic message is clear. The key to a long, healthy life lies in three things: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Healthy Eating, Healthy World

Unleashing the Power of Plant-Based Nutrition
Author: Morris Hicks
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1936661268
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 224
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Imagine that the New York Times tomorrow released some amazing news. A health treatment has been discovered that literally cures most forms of heart disease. But not just that. This treatment has a dramatic impact on most of the diseases Westerners face, including cancer, obesity, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and many many others. And this treatment is so inexpensive to administer that two-thirds of the medical establishment can be shut down as no longer serving any useful function. It's really too much to believe, isn't it? But there's more. This treatment has miraculous implications for the environment. By applying this treatment, we can eliminate the largest source of global warming, and dramatically reduce the waste that is polluting our water supply. We'll also dramatically improve the health and animal population of our oceans and seas. And there's more. By applying this treatment, we'll dramatically increase the supply of arable land, lowering the cost food and allowing us to feed everyone on this planet. Starvation can become a thing of the past. And one last thing. This treatment also has enormous moral implications, allowing us to eliminate almost all of the pain and suffering we are inflicting on the animals, most of which is hidden away from view, but is morally repulsive to anyone exposed to this suffering. Now what if I told you that we don't have to wait for tomorrow's New York Times, that this treatment has been found, and that the amount of scientific data supporting the claims I just made is overwhelming. The "miracle" treatment is simple. It's eating a whole grain, plant-based diet. Skeptical? I'm not surprised. But by the end of this book you'll be exposed to the overwhelming amount of evidence that supports every claim made above. You'll also get to hear the counterarguments made by skeptics and you'll get to decide for yourself whether these claims are true. It's my hope that by the end of this book you'll be convinced and join our movement. You may just save your life and the planet in the bargain. This revolutionary book is Healthy Eating -- Healthy World: Unleashing the Power of Plant-based Nutrition by J. Morris Hicks, and it is the book that finally tackles all compelling reasons for adopting a plant-based diet -- from the environment to solving the world's hunger crisis. Additionally, T. Colin Campbell, acclaimed author of the bestselling book The China Study, provides a riveting foreword to Healthy Eating -- Healthy World. After reading this book, it'll be nearly impossible to ignore the truth: people were not meant to eat animals or animal products, and the time has come to stop.

The Campbell Plan

The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using The China Study's Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
Author: Thomas Campbell
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1623364108
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
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In 2005, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and Thomas Campbell, MD, co-authored The China Study. In it, they detailed the groundbreaking research results showing that a whole-food, plant-based diet has the potential to prevent and reverse many chronic diseases. The China Study became a worldwide phenomenon, selling more than a million copies and inspiring countless readers to reinvigorate their health by making better food choices. Now The Campbell Plan, by Thomas Campbell, MD, goes beyond the why and shows you how to make the transition--and enjoy the journey--with practical guidance and a simple plan to make a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle easy and sustainable. The Campbell Plan is full of cutting-edge nutritional research that fans of The China Study have come to expect. Dr. Campbell addresses the most contentious questions: Is soy healthy? Should you eat gluten? Do you need to eat organic? Should you eat fish? Is GMO dangerous? How should you feed your kids? Just as important, you will learn the behavioral principles to succeed in your journey, as well as what to stock in the kitchen, how to read labels and shop, and how to navigate social and eating-out situations. Included are more than 55 delicious and easy recipes from favorite recipe sources and a 2-week menu plan. Whether you wish to lose weight, reverse disease, or just have the best health of your lives, The Campbell Plan provides the step-by-step guidance to achieve their goals. This combination of practical tools, along with the research-based evidence of The China Study, will change people's lives for generations to come.

The Low-Carb Fraud


Author: T. Colin Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1940363098
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 96
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By now, the low-carb diet’s refrain is a familiar one: Bread is bad for you. Fat doesn’t matter. Carbs are the real reason you can’t lose weight. The low-carb universe Dr. Atkins brought into being continues to expand. Low-carb diets, from South Beach to the Zone and beyond, are still the go-to method for weight-loss for millions. These diets’ marketing may differ, but they all share two crucial components: the condemnation of “carbs” and an emphasis on meat and fat for calories. Even the latest diet trend, the Paleo diet, is—despite its increased focus on (some) whole foods—just another variation on the same carbohydrate fears. In The Low-Carb Fraud, longtime leader in the nutritional science field T. Colin Campbell (author of The China Study and Whole) outlines where (and how) the low-carb proponents get it wrong: where the belief that carbohydrates are bad came from, and why it persists despite all the evidence to the contrary. The foods we misleadingly refer to as “carbs” aren’t all created equal—and treating them that way has major consequences for our nutritional well-being. If you’re considering a low-carb diet, read this e-book first. It will change the way you think about what you eat—and how you should be eating, to lose weight and optimize your health, now and for the long term.

The China Study Solution

The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
Author: Thomas Campbell
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1623368138
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
View: 5760
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In 2005, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and Thomas Campbell, MD, co-authored The China Study, in which they detailed the groundbreaking research results showing that a whole-food, plant-based diet has the potential to prevent and reverse many chronic diseases. The China Study became a worldwide phenomenon, selling more than a million copies and inspiring countless readers to reinvigorate their health by making better food choices. In The China Study Solution, Dr. Thomas Campbell, goes beyond why and shows you how to make the transition--and enjoy the journey--with practical guidance and a simple plan to make a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle easy and sustainable. The China Study Solution tackles the most contentious questions: Is soy healthy? Should you eat gluten? Do you need to eat organic? Should you eat fish? Is GMO dangerous? How should you feed your kids? With more than 50 easy recipes and a 2-week menu plan, The China Study Solution breaks down cutting-edge nutritional research into easy-to-follow instructions on what behavioral principles are needed to succeed in your journey, what to stock in your pantry, how to read labels and shop, and how to navigate social and eating-out situations. Whether you wish to lose weight, reverse disease, or enjoy the best health of your life, The China Study Solution provides step-by-step guidance to help you achieve your goals.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition


Author: Julieanna Hever, M.S; R.D; C.P.T.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101543368
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 352
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The healthy vegan diet-made easy. Vegans face their own special challenges when it comes to nutrition and this book provides answers. There are about one million vegans in the U.S. and about 50,000 new ones every year. A growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Plant-Based Nutrition, readers will find: ? Where to get nutrients that others get from meat and dairy. ? How to avoid the vegan pitfall of overfed but undernourished. ? How to spot hidden animal ingredients in packaged foods. ? Tips for eating at restaurants. ? Special considerations for children and seniors.

The PlantPure Nation Cookbook

The Official Companion Cookbook to the Breakthrough Film...with over 150 Plant-Based Recipes
Author: Kim Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1940363691
Category: Cooking
Page: 320
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A revolution has begun... From a creative team that includes the producer and writer of Forks Over Knives, the documentary film PlantPure Nation captures the inspiring story of plant-based nutrition’s impact on a small town in the rural South and the effort to bring about historic political change. As the film’s official companion cookbook, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook brings this powerful, science-based approach to nutrition from the big screen to your kitchen with some of the same mouthwatering recipes that kick-started the revolution, promoting the health benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet. Author Kim Campbell is the wife of PlantPure Nation Executive Producer and Director Nelson Campbell and daughter-in-law of Dr. T. Colin Campbell, coauthor of The China Study and father of the modern plant-based nutrition movement. She is also a culinary contributor, recipe developer, and cooking instructor at Campbell Wellness, a health and wellness business. In PlantPure Nation Cookbook, she shares more than 150 extensively tested, 100% plant-based recipes that she has created and cultivated over 25 years of vegan cooking, such as: Buffalo Beans and Greens No-Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Spinach Lasagna Green Pepper Tofu Scramble Reuben Casserole With a foreword by Dr. Campbell, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook is also filled with tips, tricks, and grocery lists for people interested in a whole food, plant-based diet. And with intimate background and behind-the-scenes details from PlantPure Nation film, this companion cookbook is a must-have for stimulating healthful eating in your home. Join the revolution to jumpstart your health!

The Food Revolution

How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
Author: John Robbins
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781609252922
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 480
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In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America, which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later. First published in 2001, The Food Revolution is still one of the most frequently cited and talked about books of the food-politics revolution. It was one of the very first books to discuss the negative health effects of eating genetically modified foods and animal products of all kinds, to expose the dangers inherent in our factory farming system, and to advocate a complete plant-based diet. The bok garnered endorsements by everyone from Paul Hawken to Neal Donald Walsch, Marianne Williamson to Julia Butterfly Hill. After ten years in print, The Food Revolution is timelier than ever—and a very compelling read. The 10th anniversary edition has an updated, new contemporary look and a new introduction by the author.

Becoming Vegan

The Complete Reference to Plant-Base Nutrition, Comprehensive Edition
Author: Brenda Davis,Vesanto Melina
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
ISBN: 1570679002
Category: Cooking
Page: 604
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Internationally acclaimed dietitians Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina specifically designed this fully referenced, comprehensive edition to meet the needs of health professionals, academic librarians, and curriculum developers as well as lay readers with a deep interest in nutrition. The authors explore the health benefits of vegan diets compared to other dietary choices; explain protein and amino acid requirements at various stages of life; describe fats and essential fatty acids and their value in plant-based diets; investigate carbohydrate facts and fallacies; reveal the truth about wheat, gluten, and grains; pinpoint where to obtain calcium, iron, zinc and other minerals without animal products; clarify the importance of obtaining vitamin B12; and show how to attain optimal nutrition during pregnancy and lactation. Nutritional guidelines are provided for infants, children, teens, and adults, including seniors; and a section is devoted on how to achieve and maintain healthy weights and exceptional fitness on a vegan diet. Numerous tables and graphs illustrate each section. A handy graphic of the vegan plate offers a daily plan for healthful eating. Equally beneficial are the sample menus designed for people of various caloric needs. While much of the emphasis is on the health advantages that vegan diets offer, an opening chapter is devoted to the impact of animal agriculture on the environment, and the degree of inhumanity that has dominated the industry. Plant-based nutrition truly benefits the entire planet, and every bite makes a difference.

The PlantPure Kitchen

130 Mouthwatering, Whole Food Recipes and Tips for a Plant-Based Life
Author: Kim Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1944648216
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Is Your Kitchen a PlantPure Kitchen? The grassroots plant-based nutrition movement inspired by the film PlantPure Nation has helped foster a growing community of whole food, plant-based eaters. Key to its success has been the PlantPure Director of Culinary Education Kim Campbell’s inspiring and delicious recipes. In 2015, her cookbook, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook, helped change the way people view the food they put in their bodies. Now, Campbell is back with even more inventive recipes bursting with flavor in The PlantPure Kitchen. Campbell builds on favorites from her last cookbook, turning recipes like the Creamy African Stew into tasty African Wraps, and shares tons of new recipes that will turn any plant-based eater into a chef with ease. With compassion for the challenges of following a plant-pure diet, Campbell lends advice about the best natural sweeteners, the most useful kitchen tools for plant-based cooking, vegan-friendly substitutions for making recipes gluten-free, and a whole lot more. Whether you are new to the lifestyle or looking to expand your own recipe repertoire, The PlantPure Kitchen makes committing to your health through eating plant-based exciting, accessible, and easy! From dips and spreads, like Crockpot Apple Butter, to classic dinners, like Welsh Rarebit, The PlantPure Kitchen’s recipes will inspire you to lead a more plant-pure life. Recipes include: Strawberry Rhubarb Streusel Muffins Asian Noodle Salad Southwestern Chili Mac Potato-Crusted Mushroom Quiche Welsh Rarebit Slow Cooker Jackfruit Tacos Hot Fudge Sundae Cake Featuring a foreword by T. Colin Campbell, coauthor of the groundbreaking national bestseller The China Study, this book will become a kitchen staple for PlantPure veterans and newcomers alike.

Forks Over Knives

The Plant-Based Way to Health
Author: Gene Stone
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615191461
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 224
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The #1 New York Times bestseller answers: What if one simple change could save you from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer? For decades, that question has fascinated a small circle of impassioned doctors and researchers—and now, their life-changing research is making headlines in the hit documentary Forks Over Knives. Their answer? Eat a whole-foods, plant-based diet—it could save your life. It may overturn most of the diet advice you’ve heard—but the experts behind Forks Over Knives aren’t afraid to make waves. In his book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn explained that eating meat, dairy, and oils injures the lining of our blood vessels, causing heart disease, heart attack, or stroke. In The China Study, Dr. Colin Campbell revealed how cancer and other diseases skyrocket when eating meat and dairy is the norm—and plummet when a traditional plant-based diet persists. And more and more experts are adding their voices to the cause: There is nothing else you can do for your health that can match the benefits of a plant-based diet. Now, as Forks Over Knives is introducing more people than ever before to the plant-based way to health, this accessible guide provides the information you need to adopt and maintain a plant-based diet. Features include: Insights from the luminaries behind the film—Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. John McDougall, The Engine 2 Diet author Rip Esselstyn, and many others Success stories from converts to plant-based eating—like San’Dera Prude, who no longer needs to medicate her diabetes, has lost weight, and feels great! The many benefits of a whole-foods, plant-based diet—for you, for animals and the environment, and for our future A helpful primer on crafting a healthy diet rich in unprocessed fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains, including tips on transitioning and essential kitchen tools 125 recipes from 25 champions of plant-based dining—from Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins and Sunny Orange Yam Bisque to Garlic Rosemary Polenta and Raspberry-Pear Crisp—delicious, healthy, and for every meal, every day.

Proteinaholic

How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It
Author: Garth Davis, M.D.,Howard Jacobson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062279327
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 400
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An acclaimed surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers a paradigm-shifting examination of the diet and health industry’s focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight. Whether you are seeing a doctor, nutritionist, or a trainer, all of them advise to eat more protein. Foods, drinks, and supplements are loaded with extra protein. Many people use protein for weight control, to gain or lose pounds, while others believe it gives them more energy and is essential for a longer, healthier life. Now, Dr. Garth Davis, an expert in weight loss asks, “Is all this protein making us healthier?” The answer, he emphatically argues, is NO. Too much protein is actually making us sick, fat, and tired, according to Dr. Davis. If you are getting adequate calories in your diet, there is no such thing as protein deficiency. The healthiest countries in the world eat far less protein than we do and yet we have an entire nation on a protein binge getting sicker by the day. As a surgeon treating obese patients, Dr. Davis was frustrated by the ever-increasing number of sick and overweight patients, but it wasn't until his own health scare that he realized he could do something about it. Combining cutting-edge research, with his hands-on patient experience and his years dedicated to analyzing studies of the world’s longest-lived populations, this explosive, groundbreaking book reveals the truth about the dangers of protein and shares a proven approach to weight loss, health, and longevity.

Social Empiricism


Author: Miriam Solomon
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262264648
Category: Science
Page: 196
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For the last forty years, two claims have been at the core of disputes about scientific change: that scientists reason rationally and that science is progressive. For most of this time discussions were polarized between philosophers, who defended traditional Enlightenment ideas about rationality and progress, and sociologists, who espoused relativism and constructivism. Recently, creative new ideas going beyond the polarized positions have come from the history of science, feminist criticism of science, psychology of science, and anthropology of science. Addressing the traditional arguments as well as building on these new ideas, Miriam Solomon constructs a new epistemology of science. After discussions of the nature of empirical success and its relation to truth, Solomon offers a new, social account of scientific rationality. She shows that the pursuit of empirical success and truth can be consistent with both dissent and consensus, and that the distinction between dissent and consensus is of little epistemic significance. In building this social epistemology of science, she shows that scientific communities are not merely the locus of distributed expert knowledge and a resource for criticism but also the site of distributed decision making. Throughout, she illustrates her ideas with case studies from late-nineteenth- and twentieth-century physical and life sciences. Replacing the traditional focus on methods and heuristics to be applied by individual scientists, Solomon emphasizes science funding, administration, and policy. One of her goals is to have a positive influence on scientific decision making through practical social recommendations.

The Whole Foods Diet

The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity
Author: John Mackey,Alona Pulde,Matthew Lederman
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN: 1478944897
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
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The definitive guide to the optimum diet for health and wellness, from the founder of Whole Foods Market and the doctors of Forks Over Knives THE WHOLE FOODS DIET simplifies the huge body of science, research, and advice that is available today and reveals the undeniable consensus: a whole foods, plant-based diet is the optimum diet for health and longevity. Standing on the shoulders of the Whole Foods Market brand and featuring an accessible 28-day program, delicious recipes, inspirational success stories, and a guilt-free approach to plant-based eating, THE WHOLE FOODS DIET is a life-affirming invitation to become a Whole Foodie: someone who loves to eat, loves to live, and loves to nourish themselves with nature's bounty. If Whole Foods Market is "shorthand for a food revolution" (The New Yorker), then THE WHOLE FOODS DIET will give that revolution its bible - the unequivocal truth about what to eat for a long, healthy, disease-free life.

How Not to Die

Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
Author: Michael Greger, M.D.,Gene Stone
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250066123
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 352
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From the physician behind the wildly popular NutritionFacts website, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America-heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more-and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives. The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This doesn't have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger's advice, all of it backed up by strong scientific evidence, you will learn which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make to live longer. History of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug-and without the side effects. Fighting off liver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce liver inflammation. Battling breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease but often stop it in its tracks. In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.

The Truth about Cancer

What You Need to Know about Cancer's History, Treatment, and Prevention
Author: Ty M. Bollinger
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401952240
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 344
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Cancer touches more lives than you may think. According to the World Health Organization, one out of three women alive today, and one out of two men, will face a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. To Ty Bollinger, this isn’t just a statistic. It’s personal. After losing seven members of his family to cancer over the course of a decade, Ty set out on a global quest to learn as much as he possibly could about cancer treatments and the medical industry that surrounds the disease. He has written this book to share what he’s uncovered —some of which may shock you —and to give you new resources for coping with cancer in your life or the life of someone you love. As Ty explains, there are many methods we can access to treat and prevent cancer that go well beyond chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery; we just don’t know about them. The Truth about Cancer delves into the history of medicine —all the way back to Hippocrates’s credo of “do no harm” —as well as cutting-edge research showing the efficacy of dozens of unconventional cancer treatments that are helping patients around the globe. You’ll read about the politics of cancer; facts and myths about its causes (a family history is only part of the picture); and the range of tools available to diagnose and treat it. If you’re facing a cancer diagnosis right now, this book may help you and your health-care provider make choices about your next steps. If you’re already undergoing conventional treatment, it may help you support your health during the course of chemo or radiation. If you’re a health-care provider and want to learn all you can to help your patients, it will expand your horizons and inspire you with true stories of successful healing. And if you just want to see cancer in a new light, it will open your eyes.

The Myth of Race


Author: Jefferson M. Fish
Publisher: Argo Navis
ISBN: 9780786754366
Category: Psychology
Page: 141
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The Myth of Race deals concisely with a wide range of topics, from how the concept of race differs in different cultures and race relations in the United States, to IQ tests and the census. It draws on scientific knowledge to topple a series of myths that pass as facts, correct false assumptions, and clarify cultural misunderstandings about the highly charged topic of race. The book demonstrates that the apparently straightforward concept of race is actually a confused mixture of two different concepts; and the confusion often leads to miscommunication. The first concept, biological race, simply doesn’t exist in the human species. Instead, what exists is gradual variation in what people look like (e.g., skin color and facial features) and in their genes, as you travel around the planet--with more distant populations appearing more different than closer ones. If you travel in different directions, the populations look different in different ways. The second concept, social race, is a set of cultural categories for labeling people based on how their ancestors were classified, selected aspects of what they look like, or various combinations of both. These sets of categories vary widely from one culture to another.