The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health
BenBella Books, Inc., 1. 6. 2006 - 417 strán (strany)
Referred to as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” by The New York Times, this study examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6,500 adults in more than 2,500 counties across China and Taiwan, and conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. While revealing that proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments as well as curbing obesity, this text calls into question the practices of many of the current dietary programs, such as the Atkins diet, that are widely popular in the West. The politics of nutrition and the impact of special interest groups in the creation and dissemination of public information are also discussed.
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If you want to eat bacon and eggs for breakfast and then take cholesterol-
lowering medication, that's your right. But if you want to truly take charge of your
health, read The China Study and do it soon! If you heed the counsel of this
... superbly written and profoundly important. Dr. Campbell's work is revolutionary
in its implications and spectacular in its clarity. If you want to eat bacon and eggs
for breakfast and then take cholesterol-lowering medication, that's your right.
Obsessively controlling your intake of any one nutrient, such as carbohydrates,
fat, cholesterol or omega-3 fats, will not result in long-term health. • Vitamins and
nutrient supplements do not give you long-term protection against disease.
Half of Americans have a health problem that requires taking a prescription drug
every week, and over 100 million Americans have high cholesterol. To make
matters worse, we are leading our youth down a path of disease earlier and
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