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The China Study

The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health
Campbell, T. Colin (Book - 2006 )
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The China Study

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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.]
Authors: Campbell, T. Colin, 1934-
Title: The China study
the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. :, BenBella Books,, 2006
Edition: 1st BenBella Books Paperback ed
Characteristics: xviii, 417 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell II
Contents: Problems we face, solutions we need
A house of proteins
Turning off cancer
Lessons from China
Broken hearts
Common cancers : breast, prostate, large bowel (colon and rectal)
Autoimmune diseases
Wide-ranging effects : bone, kidney, eye and brain diseases
Eating right : eight principles of food and health
How to eat
the dark side
Scientific reductionism
The "science" of industry
Government : it is for the people?
Big medicine : whose health are they protecting?
Repeating histories
Additional Contributors: Campbell, Thomas M.
ISBN: 1932100660
Branch Call Number: 613.2 C191c 2006
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  • CookingFrog rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Should have read this a long time ago, the most valuable read in 10 years. This book reveals how misled we are by big foods, lobbies and doctors. Make your own choices after reading the book, or start the changes after one chapter more likely. This is so compelling. Use nutrition to improve your life. I thought I new a lot but I learned much more from this book in plain English, yet still based on proven science and studies.

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  • tacos36 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The best study ever conducted!

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absolutelly terrific

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  • Junglequeen rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A disturbing read. Factual information on the science of food and how it affect our bodies. Similar to ":Forks over Knives". Read it and weep.

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  • livetolearn rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book changed my life. A must read!

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  • akuciak rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Life-changing book for me. I became vegan before I was even finished reading the book!

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  • George Millar rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A must read for anyone who wants to beat excess fat or for those who want to be lean and healthy.

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  • axeman rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Well researched & well presented. Very interesting reading.

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  • Sandy_102 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the most important books of this century.

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