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Whole

Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
Campbell, T. Colin (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"The China Study" revealed what we should eat and provided the powerful empirical support for this answer. "Whole" answers the question of why. Why does a whole-food, plant-based diet provide optimal nutrition? "Whole" demonstrates how far the scientific reductionism of the nutrition orthodoxy has gotten offtrack and reveals the elegant wonders of the true holistic workings of nutrition, from the cellular level to the operation of the entire organism.
Authors: Campbell, T. Colin, 1934-
Title: Whole
rethinking the science of nutrition
Publisher: Dallas, Texas :, BenBella Books, Inc.,, c2013
Characteristics: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: "The China Study" revealed what we should eat and provided the powerful empirical support for this answer. "Whole" answers the question of why. Why does a whole-food, plant-based diet provide optimal nutrition? "Whole" demonstrates how far the scientific reductionism of the nutrition orthodoxy has gotten offtrack and reveals the elegant wonders of the true holistic workings of nutrition, from the cellular level to the operation of the entire organism.
Additional Contributors: Jacobson, Howard 1930-
ISBN: 9781937856243
1937856240
Branch Call Number: 613.2 CAMPBELL
Statement of Responsibility: T. Colin Campbell, PhD ; with Howard Jacobson, PhD
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Nutrition Longevity Nutritional aspects Vegetarianism
Topical Term: Nutrition
Longevity
Vegetarianism
LCCN: 2012051561
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Jun 20, 2013
  • HereHere rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The information in here is golden. How oncologists pressure patients to undergo procedures that have no proven benefit. How pharmaceutical companies have bought government.
How and why nutritional research is underfunded. How pharmaceutical companies don't actually pay for the research they do! It is really mind-boggling!

Jun 19, 2013
  • stcalico rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Although I found it a bit of a 'slow read'.. ie. I fell asleep a few times reading it, I still felt that the information in this book was well worth it. It is fascinating to consider how all parts of our society operate around money and how that indoctrinates everyone into a severely limited way of thinking. This book is eye-opening.

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