The China Study : The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health, Hardback Book

The China Study : The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health Hardback

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Even today, as trendy diets and a weight-loss frenzy sweep the nation, two-thirds of adults are still obese and children are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, typically an "adult" disease, at an alarming rate.

If we're obsessed with being thin more so than ever before, why are Americans stricken with heart disease as much as we were 30 years ago? In The China Study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

The report also examines the source of nutritional confusion produced by powerful lobbies, government entities, and opportunistic scientists.

The New York Times has recognized the study as the "Grand Prix of epidemiology" and the "most comprehensive large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease." The China Study is not a diet book.

Dr. Campbell cuts through the haze of misinformation and delivers an insightful message to anyone living with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and those concerned with the effects of aging. [This book is also available in Spanish, El Estudio de China.]

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 417 pages, b/w illus
  • Publisher: BenBella Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Dietetics & nutrition
  • ISBN: 9781932100389

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Interesting but the science is not all that convincing. Eat more plant material for better health - advice we should all know and follow.

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Nutrition, Nutritionally induced Deseases, and Diet and Health.