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
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The China Study
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 .]

Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books, 2006
Edition: 1st BenBella Books Paperback ed
ISBN: 1932100660
Branch Call Number: 613.2 C191c 2006
Characteristics: xviii, 417 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Campbell, Thomas M. II


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Nov 01, 2014
  • Spiritofkittiness rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

If you want to protect yourself from heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other diseases of the affluent, this book is for you. If you want to be healthy, this book is for you. If you seek truth, this book is for you. It is the proof for the real Daniel Plan. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to read this!

Aug 27, 2013
  • 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.

Jun 20, 2013
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May 14, 2013
  • tacos36 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The best study ever conducted!

Mar 31, 2012
  • Sunny39 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

absolutelly terrific

Dec 30, 2011
  • 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.

Oct 31, 2011
  • livetolearn rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book changed my life. A must read!

Sep 23, 2011
  • akuciak rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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

Aug 11, 2011
  • geomillar 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.

Jul 12, 2011
  • axeman rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Well researched & well presented. Very interesting reading.

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