Nature's Cancer-Fighting Foods

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Medical investigation is now pointing to the inescapable conclusion that nutrition has preventive powers. Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutions -- along with studies of the world's healthiest populations -- nutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a breakthrough nutritional and lifestyle program for immunity building and cancer prevention. This book is a compass guide to better health -- with detailed diet and lifestyle modifications that will reinforce your body's immunity and ...
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Overview

Medical investigation is now pointing to the inescapable conclusion that nutrition has preventive powers. Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutions -- along with studies of the world's healthiest populations -- nutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a breakthrough nutritional and lifestyle program for immunity building and cancer prevention. This book is a compass guide to better health -- with detailed diet and lifestyle modifications that will reinforce your body's immunity and reduce cell-damage to an absolute minimum.
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"If you have the inspiration, this book is an excellent, unbiased source of information that can help you on your healing journey." —-Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine & Miracles and Prescriptions for Living

"Simple, clear, effective techniques and explanations that can prevent cancer and alter its path." —-Michelle LeClaire O'Neill, Ph.D, R.N., director Mind/Body Center, author of Twelve Weeks to Fertility

"Verne Varona clarifies many dietary myths while presenting a clear nutritional guideline for cancer-prevention strategies. This book presents powerful information that should be available to all." —-Jack Canfield, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul

"Verne Varona offers invaluable information about how to consciously and positively transform our health. His writing and deep sense of caring make him an outstanding and unique individual in the field of preventive health care." —-Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., author of Real Moments

"Nature’s Cancer Fighting Foods, is a lifesaver. Not just for cancer candidates, but for anyone who wants to eat sanely in a world where convenience and efficiency has taken precedent over health. It’s filled with crucial information and is actually fun to read." —-Alan Arkin, actor

"This unique, easy to digest volume offers a new depth of understanding to everyone—sick or healthy—on the power of foo, our most intimate relationship. Keep this straight-talking self healing primer close at hand." —-Organica Magazine

"Nature’s Cancer-Fighting Foods is a much-needed resource for combating the growing cancer epidemic." —-Hyla Cass, M.D., author of St. John's Wort: Nature's Blues Buster

"Nature’s Cancer-Fighting Foods is an excellent encyclopedic work for self-healing." —-William Dufty, author of Sugar Blues

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735201767
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
  • Publication date: 6/5/2001
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 424,557
  • Product dimensions: 7.46 (w) x 9.29 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Verne Varona, who studied Oriental Medicine and Macrobiotic principles at the East West Foundation of Boston (1970-1974), is the 2012 recipient of the Aveline Kushi Lifetime Achievement Award. For more than forty years he has been a highly sought-after speaker and consultant on health, fitness and motivation.

For five years, he was the nutritional consultant and co-founder of a popular Los Angeles medical group with a clientele that featured well-known entertainment and sports professionals. With his physician associate, Verne co-created, The ODDS Program (Off Dangerous Drugs Safely); a dietary program designed to reverse pharmaceutical drug dependency using dietary and lifestyle guidelines.

Varona is also the author of Macrobiotics for Dummies, a comprehensive work that embraces a flexible, multi-cultural perspective on body, mind and spirit health.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 Eating Habits, Food Quality, and Cancer Prevention 1
Ch. 2 Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins: Myths, Truths, and Healthy Advice 13
Ch. 3 Phytochemical Super Heroes and Amazing Antioxidants 43
Ch. 4 The Healing Power of Acid and Alkaline 59
Ch. 5 The Meat and Dairy Issue 85
Ch. 6 No-Guilt Craving Strategies for Eliminating Sugar, Fat, and Overeating 103
Ch. 7 The Best Kept Secret of the Orient: The Soup That Heals 137
Ch. 8 Harvesting the Good Earth-Medicinal Herbs and Mushrooms 147
Ch. 9 Health Supportive Supplement Strategies 177
Ch. 10 Nature's Cancer-Fighting Food Plan 201
Ch. 11 Food Preparation and Cooking for Lifetime Health Benefits 227
Ch. 12 Salud! Nutritious, Delicious, and Easy-to-Make Recipes 263
Afterword 311
Acknowledgments 317
Resource Guide 325
Endnotes 337
Index 359
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