Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself

Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself

by William W Li MD


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Discover the new science of how eating can enable your body to heal itself from cancer, dementia, and dozens of avoidable diseases. Eat your way to better health with this New York Times bestseller.

We have long radically underestimated our body's power to transform and restore our health. Pioneering physician scientist, Dr. William Li, empowers readers by showing them the evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods that can starve cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. This book isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide detailing the hundreds of healing foods you can add to your meals that support the body's defense systems, including:

  • Plums
  • Cinnamon
  • Sourdough breadRed wine and beer
  • Black Beans
  • San Marzano tomatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Cheeses like Jarlsberg, Camembert and cheddar

With Dr. Li's plan, the foods you already love can be optimized to activate your body's five natural health defense systems—Angiogenesis, Regeneration, Microbiome, DNA Protection, and Immunity—to fight cancer; diabetes; cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and autoimmune diseases; and other debilitating conditions.

Both informative and practical, Eat to Beat Disease explains the science of healing and prevention, strategies for using food to actively boost health, and points the study of well-being and disease recovery in an exhilarating new direction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538714621
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 03/19/2019
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 1,072
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

William W. Li, MD, is an internationally renowned Harvard-trained medical doctor, researcher, and president and a founder of the Angiogenesis Foundation. His groundbreaking work has impacted more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease, and obesity. His TED Talk, "Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?" has garnered more than 11 million views, and he has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, Martha Stewart Live, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, Voice of America, and has presented at the Vatican's Unite to Cure conference.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I won't lie when I first received this book, I was overwhelmed by how much information is involved. It is definitely not the end-all dieting book or miracle health guide to curing any ailment that millions of us are looking for. However, when I sat down to finally read it, I found out it was an excellent companion to another book that I love that has already helped me eat better to live better called "The Hungry Chick Dieting Solution." This book, Eat To Beat Disease" is divided into three main parts: part one explains each of the body's natural defense systems, part two explains is on what to eat to beat diseases, and part three is on planning, choosing, and what to do with these foods, with something the author calls a 5 x 5 x 5 framework that the author has created that makes it easy to incorporate these foods. It also has a chapter on "Exceptional Foods" and "Sample Meal Guide and Recipes." With that said, if you are looking for information on what to eat to help our body's natural defense system this book should be one of the top ones you choose. However, if you are looking for a sensible way to lose weight, I have lost an incredible 12 pounds using it, and best of it provided me with the easiest ways to keep that way off since last Christmas, I highly recommend Chef Jai Scovers' "The Hungry Chick Dieting Solution." It is the only weight loss guide that I wish I had sooner. It is a must-have.