The China Study Cookbook : Over 120 Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes Paperback
The China Study, with 850,000 copies sold, has been hailed as one of the most important health and nutrition books ever published.
It revealed that the traditional Western diet has led to our modern health crisis and the widespread growth of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Based on the most comprehensive nutrition study ever conducted, the book reveals that a plant-based diet leads to optimal health with the power to halt or reverse many diseases. The China Study Cookbook takes these scientific findings and puts them to action.
Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author T.
Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, The China Study Cookbook features delicious, easily prepared plant-based recipes with no added fat and minimal sugar and salt that promote optimal health. From her Breakfast Home-Fry Hash and Fabulous Sweet Potato Enchiladas to No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars and Cheese(less) Cake, all of LeAnne's recipes follow three important principles:1.
Optimal nutrition is based on eating food rather than nutrient supplements2.
The closer that foods are to their native statesï¿½ prepared with minimal cooking, salting, and processingï¿½ the greater the long-term health benefits of eating them3.
It is best to choose locally and organically grown produce whenever possibleFilled with helpful tips on substitutions, keeping foods nutrient-rich, and transitioning to a plant-based diet, The China Study Cookbook shows how to transform individual health and the health of the entire family.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages, Color photos throughout
- Publisher: BenBella Books
- Publication Date: 07/05/2013
- Category: National & regional cuisine
- ISBN: 9781937856755
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Review by Kimaoverstreet
I have eaten a whole foods plant based diet for two years with spectacular results and have several other cookbooks of this type. This is tied with The Happy Herbivore as my favorite. I have prepared ten China Study recipes thus far and loved them all. The food is flavorful, not bland like with some healthy cookbooks I've tried. My husband, who is an omnivore, enjoyed them as well. Most can be prepared with minimal effort from inexpensive ingredients found in a regular grocery store. The book itself is a nice size with photos for almost every recipe. A convenient index makes recipes easy to find by name or ingredient. I am purchasing a second copy to give as a gift - highly recommended!