The China Study is the most comprehensive study of human nutrition ever conducted and a must-read for anyone who is serious about improving or reclaiming their health and vitality. The New York Times has called it the “most comprehensive large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease.”
This is not a book on how to lose weight or which diet plan to choose. There is no lack of publications that promote special diets or fads. The China Study is based on science, pure and simple. It is supported by over 750 peer reviewed scientific studies. Here's the concise version of it...
In the United States, we spend more money on health care per capita than any nation on earth. So why is one third of our population overweight or obese? Why does almost one half of the male population have a good chance of getting cancer in their lifetime? Why are we seeing constant increases in diabetes, heart disease, and obesity?
More than 60 million Americans have cardiovascular disease which includes high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. The annual cost of diabetes alone in the United States is over $100 Billion, that’s billion with a “B”!
Is something wrong with our diet and/or health care system? How did we get here? Can these problems be fixed or must we just learn to live with them?
Colin Campbell, PhD, thoughtfully presents simple solutions that are easily adaptable to anyone’s eating patterns. In his very interesting and readable style, he carefully explains how we got here and how we can prevent, and sometimes even reverse, disease.
Campbell grew up on a dairy farm in the 40’s and 50’s. Like most everyone else he grew to acquire certain biases about food and nutrition.
Unlike most everyone else, when, after decades in the highest circles of science and government sponsored research, when science dictated conclusions that were contradictory to his biases, he thoughtfully examined his biases and revised
For most of us, change does not come easily. However, if you are able to clear your mind, as far as possible, of common beliefs and values that so many hold dear, and thoughtfully consider and review the solid evidence, you may well come to new conclusions about your own eating habits and how they affect your health.
A good starting place might be to take a look at some food choices that are available to you from a plant based diet.
To take a look, just click on the link below.
The China Study Cookbook: Over 120 Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes