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a simple new dietary approach to cancer prevention and treatment Current research has shown that what you eat is one of the strongest factors in preventing cancer. You can take advantage of this fact to safeguard your health-and this book shows you how. Drawing on the latest medical and dietary research, Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that can help make cancer less likely-and also help those already diagnosed to heal. Showing how you can put food to work against today's most common forms of cancer (including lung, breast, prostate, ovarian, cervical, and digestive tract cancers), this book provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by Physicians Committee nutrition experts. The book includes over 80 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer contains important information on:
* Antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and other protective weapons
* Foods that boost the immune system
* Nutrition during cancer treatment
* Exercise and weight management
* Stress-reduction techniques
* And more Whether you are looking to prevent or heal cancer, this book will give you the crucial knowledge you need to take charge now- of your diet, your health, and your life. Also available: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes (0-471-43598-8)
Healthy Eating for Life for Children (0-471-43621-6)
Healthy Eating for Life for Women (0-471-43596-1)
About the Author
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM; web site: pcrm.org) is an international nonprofit organization of physicians, health care professionals, and laypersons promoting preventive medicine through innovative programs.
PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., is a popular speaker and the author of Foods That Fight Pain; Eat Right, Live Longer; Food for Life; and other books on preventive medicine. PCRM promotes preventive medicine through their publication Good Medicine and through innovative programs, including the Cancer Project. PCRM's clinical research studies are breaking new ground in diabetes, obesity, pain management, and other serious conditions.
VESANTO MELINA, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from the University of Toronto. She was a coordinator of the vegetarian nutrition section of the American Dietetic Association Manual of Clinical Dietetics.