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The healthy vegan diet-made easy.Vegans face their own special challenges when it comes to nutrition. This book provides answers. There are about one million vegans in the U.S. and about 50,000 new ones every year.A growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.In The  Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, readers will find: How to avoid the vegan pitfall of overfed but undernourished. Tips for eating at restaurants. And more.....
The Plant-Based Way to HealthWhat if one simple change could save you from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer?For decades, that question has fascinated a small circle of impassioned doctors and researchers, and now their life-changing research is making headlines in the hit documentary Forks Over Knives.Their answer? Eat a whole-foods, plant-based diet.Per their research, this could save your life.
The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk and Your HealthNorth Americans are some of the least healthy people on Earth.Despite advanced medical care and one of the highest standards of living in the world, one in three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and 50 percent of US children are overweight.This crisis in personal health is largely the result of chronically poor dietary and lifestyle choices.
In Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic, challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea.That we can, in fact, abolish the heart-disease epidemic by changing our diets.
The Texas Firefighter's 28-Day Save-Your-Life Plan that Lowers Cholesterol and Burns Away the PoundsLose weight, lower cholesterol, significantly reduce the risk of disease, and become physically fit—in just 4 weeks.Professional athlete-turned-firefighter Rip Esselstyn is used to responding to emergencies. So, when he learned that some of his fellow Engine 2 firefighters in Austin, TX, were in dire physical condition (several had dangerously high cholesterol levels - the highest being 344! - he sprang into action.
​Lifestyle Center of America's Complete Program for Overcoming Diabetes, Restoring Health, and Rebuilding Natural VitalityA revolutionary program for combating and reversing diabetes.Over the past ten years, Lifestyle Center of America has emerged as the center in the country that offers a proven-successful program to combat - and even reverse diabetes and its adverse effects on the body.Now available in book form for the first time, LCA's program enables individuals to actually get to the root of their problems by teaching them diabetes alleviating lifestyle-changes: the power of diet, activity, and stress management.It also shows how to:
The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without DrugsUntil Dr. Barnard's scientific breakthrough, most health professionals believed that once you developed diabetes, you were stuck with it—and could anticipate one complication after another, from worsening eyesight and nerve symptoms to heart and kidney problems.But as this groundbreaking work reveals, this simply is not true. In a series of studies—the most recent funded by the National Institutes of Health—Dr. Barnard has shown that it is possible to repair insulin function and reverse Type 2 Diabetes.By following his scientifically proven, life-changing program, diabetics can control blood sugar three times more effectively than with the standard diet; and cut back on and in some cases eliminate medications while reducing the risk of diabetes complications.
Dr. Fuhrman presents the fascinating science that demonstrates how the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is most closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. He explains how a nutrient-rich diet increases a child's resistance to common childhood illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Additionally, Dr. Fuhrman illustrates how eating his nutrient-rich diet during childhood is the most powerful weapon against developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disorders in the future. Disease-Proof Your Child, provides nutrient-rich dietary recommendations for children, and even offers guidelines and recipes that get even the pickiest eaters to enjoy healthy food.
Neal Barnard, MD has learned first hand how a whole foods plant based diet has profound effects on the health of your body AND mind, and is now a leading voice in the idea of food as medicine.
The China Study caused millions of people to take the idea of whole food plant based diets seriously. The data is clear. People who eat this way have fewer chronic diseases, from type 2 diabetes to heart disease, to obesity, to stroke.