The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health
The revised and expanded edition of the bestseller that changed millions of lives
The science is clear. The results are unmistakable.
You can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes just by changing your diet.
More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the China Study, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease. What they found when combined with findings in Colin’s laboratory, opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet.
In 2005, Colin and his son Tom, now a physician, shared those findings with the world in The China Study, hailed as one of the most important books about diet and health ever written.
Featuring brand new content, this heavily expanded edition of Colin and Tom’s groundbreaking book includes the latest undeniable evidence of the power of a plant-based diet, plus updated information about the changing medical system and how patients stand to benefit from a surging interest in plant-based nutrition.
The China Study—Revised and Expanded Edition presents a clear and concise message of hope as it dispels a multitude of health myths and misinformation. The basic message is clear. The key to a long, healthy life lies in three things: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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Dietary cholesterol is present in the food we eat. It is a component of food, much
like sugar, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals. This cholesterol is found only in
animal-based food and is the “cholesterol” we find on food labels. How much ...
Fat and animal protein intake are more than 90% correlated.28 This means that
fat intake increases in parallel with animal protein intake, which further means
that dietary fat is an indicator of how much animal-based food is in the diet.
His findings showed a very impressive relationship between dietary fat and
breast cancer (Chart 4.7). This finding, which corresponded to the earlier reports
of others,3,33 became especially intriguing when compared with migrant studies.
At this very low range of dietary fat in China, from 6–24%, I initially thought that
dietary fat would not be linked with diseases like heart disease or the various
cancers, as it is in the West. Some people in the U.S.—like many of my
colleagues in ...
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Appendix B Experimental Design of the China Study
The Vitamin D Connection
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