The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition

Author(s): T. Colin Campbell


The revised and expanded edition of the bestseller that changed millions of lives

The science is clear. The results are unmistakable.

You can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes just by changing your diet.

More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the China Study, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease. What they found when combined with findings in Colin's laboratory, opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet.

In 2005, Colin and his son Tom, now a physician, shared those findings with the world in The China Study, hailed as one of the most important books about diet and health ever written.

Featuring brand new content, this heavily expanded edition of Colin and Tom's groundbreaking book includes the latest undeniable evidence of the power of a plant-based diet, plus updated information about the changing medical system and how patients stand to benefit from a surging interest in plant-based nutrition.

The China Study--Revised and Expanded Edition presents a clear and concise message of hope as it dispels a multitude of health myths and misinformation. The basic message is clear. The key to a long, healthy life lies in three things: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


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For more than 40 years, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, has been at the forefront of nutrition research. His legacy, the China Study, is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted. Dr. Campbell is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University. He has received more than 70 grant years of peer-reviewed research funding and authored more than 300 research papers. The China Study was the culmination of a 20-year partnership of Cornell University, Oxford University and the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine. A 1999 graduate of Cornell University and recipient of a medical degree in 2010, Thomas M. Campbell II, MD, is a writer, actor and five-time marathon runner.

PrefaceForewordIntroductionPart I: The China Study1. Problems We Face, Solutions We Need2. A House of Proteins3. Turning Off Cancer4. Lessons from ChinaPart II: Diseases of Affluence5. Broken Hearts6. Obesity7. Diabetes8. Common Cancers: Breast, Prostate, Large Bowel (Colon and Rectal)9. Autoimmune Diseases10. Wide-Ranging Effects: Bone, Kidney, Eye and Brain DiseasesPart III: The Good Nutrition Guide11. Eating Right: Eight Principles of Food and Health12. How to EatPart IV: Why Haven't You Heard This Before?13. Science� The Dark Side14. Scientific Reductionism15. The � Science" of Industry16. Government: Is It for the People?17. Big Medicine: Whose Health Are They Protecting?18. Academia19. Repeating HistoriesAppendix A. Q&A: Protein Effect in Experimental Rat StudiesAppendix B. Experimental Design of the China StudyAppendix C. The � Vitamin" D ConnectionReferences

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