The China Study Solution: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

The China Study Solution: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet


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In 2005, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and Thomas Campbell, MD, co-authored The China Study, in which they detailed the groundbreaking research results showing that a whole-food, plant-based diet has the potential to prevent and reverse many chronic diseases. The China Study became a worldwide phenomenon, selling more than a million copies and inspiring countless readers to reinvigorate their health by making better food choices.

In The China Study Solution, Dr. Thomas Campbell, goes beyond why and shows you how to make the transition—and enjoy the journey—with practical guidance and a simple plan to make a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle easy and sustainable.

The China Study Solution tackles the most contentious questions: Is soy healthy? Should you eat gluten? Do you need to eat organic? Should you eat fish? Is GMO dangerous? How should you feed your kids?

With more than 50 easy recipes and a 2-week menu plan, The China Study Solution breaks down cutting-edge nutritional research into easy-to-follow instructions on what behavioral principles are needed to succeed in your journey, what to stock in your pantry, how to read labels and shop, and how to navigate social and eating-out situations.

Whether you wish to lose weight, reverse disease, or enjoy the best health of your life, The China Study Solution provides step-by-step guidance to help you achieve your goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623367572
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 177,521
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Thomas Campbell, MD, is an instructor of clinical family medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He coauthored The China Study, which sold more than a million copies and inspired the 2011 documentary Forks over Knives. He also is director of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a nonprofit organization in Ithaca, New York, that promotes optimal nutrition through science-based education, advocacy, and research in partnership with eCornell, Cornell University's online course provider. He lives in Rochester, NY.

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Table of Contents

Author's Note vii

Foreword T. Colin Campbell, PhD ix

Introduction xi

Part 1 Foundations of Health

Chapter 1 The China Study 2

Chapter 2 Cavemen Counting Carbs 14

Chapter 3 The Three Food Groups 25

Chapter 4 The Daily Practice 38

Part 2 Hot Topics

Chapter 5 Refined Plants: Sugar and Soy 52

Chapter 6 Oils and Fats 59

Chapter 7 Fish 71

Chapter 8 Is Wheat Truly Terrible? 80

Chapter 9 A Gluten-Free World 91

Chapter 10 Organic and GMO 100

Chapter 11 Supplement Mania 114

Chapter 12 The Art of Feeding Monkeys Children 126

Part 3 The 2-Week China Study Solution

Chapter 13 The China Study Solution: Out with the Old 140

Chapter 14 The China Study Solution: In with the New 152

Chapter 15 The China Study Solution Menu Plan and Shopping List 167

Chapter 16 The China Study Solution for Life: Making It Stick 180

Chapter 17 Conclusion 193

Recipes 198

Notes 251

Acknowledgments 271

Index 273

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