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Nature's cancer-fighting foods : prevent and reverse the most common forms of cancer using the proven power of great food and easy recipes / Verne Varona.

By: Varona, Verne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paramus, NJ : Reward Books, c2001Description: xxiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0735201765(pbk).Subject(s): Cancer -- Diet therapy | Cancer -- PreventionDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Eating habits, food quality, and cancer prevention -- Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins: myths, truths, and healthy advice -- Phytochemical super heroes and amazing antioxidants -- The healing power of acid and alkaline -- The meat and dairy issue -- No-guilt craving strategies for eliminating sugar, fat, and overeating -- The best kept secret of the Orient: the soup that heals -- Harvesting the good earth: medicinal herbs and mushrooms -- Health supportive supplement strategies -- Nature's cancer-fighting food plan -- Food preparation and cooking for lifetime health benefits -- Salud! Nutritious, delicious, and easy-to-make recipes.
Review: "Medical investigation is now pointing to the conclusion that nutrition has preventive powers. Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutions - along with studies of the world's healthiest populations - nutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a nutritional and lifestyle program for immunity building and cancer prevention. This book is a compass guide to better health - with detailed diet and lifestyle modifications that will reinforce your body's immunity and reduce cell-damage to an absolute minimum."--BOOK JACKET.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Based on a solid foundation of the healing properties of good nutrition, this book empowers readers with the information they need to make the best choices and to gain control over their total health and well-being - physical, emotional, and spiritual. While addressing the specific needs of those with a diagnosis of cancer, Varona explores the key factors that science and experience have shown to influence the path of prevention and recovery. Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutions - along with studies of the world's healthiest populations - nutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a breakthrough nutritional and lifestyle programme for immunity building and cancer prevention and recovery. This book provides detailed diet and lifestyle modifications that will reinforce the body's immunity and reduce cell-damage to an absolute minimum. While the bulk of this book is devoted to physical nutrition, eating the right foods is not the whole picture. No matter what course of treatment a patient may choose, clinical research and anecdotal testimony have shown that those who have embraced a range of self-healing choices not only see a positive impact on their physical and psychological well-being but inevitably enhance their chances of survival. The most influential of these choices are: life purpose; positive attitude; managing stress; sense of humor; love and social support; emotional expression; and faith. Along with good nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, and physical exercise, these choices contribute to a more comprehensive and complete healing.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-357) and index.

Eating habits, food quality, and cancer prevention -- Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins: myths, truths, and healthy advice -- Phytochemical super heroes and amazing antioxidants -- The healing power of acid and alkaline -- The meat and dairy issue -- No-guilt craving strategies for eliminating sugar, fat, and overeating -- The best kept secret of the Orient: the soup that heals -- Harvesting the good earth: medicinal herbs and mushrooms -- Health supportive supplement strategies -- Nature's cancer-fighting food plan -- Food preparation and cooking for lifetime health benefits -- Salud! Nutritious, delicious, and easy-to-make recipes.

"Medical investigation is now pointing to the conclusion that nutrition has preventive powers. Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutions - along with studies of the world's healthiest populations - nutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a nutritional and lifestyle program for immunity building and cancer prevention. This book is a compass guide to better health - with detailed diet and lifestyle modifications that will reinforce your body's immunity and reduce cell-damage to an absolute minimum."--BOOK JACKET.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. ix)
  • Introduction (p. xv)
  • Chapter 1 Eating Habits, Food Quality, and Cancer Prevention (p. 1)
  • Chapter 2 Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins: Myths, Truths, and Healthy Advice (p. 13)
  • Chapter 3 Phytochemical Super Heroes and Amazing Antioxidants (p. 43)
  • Chapter 4 The Healing Power of Acid and Alkaline (p. 59)
  • Chapter 5 The Meat and Dairy Issue (p. 85)
  • Chapter 6 No-Guilt Craving Strategies for Eliminating Sugar, Fat, and Overeating (p. 103)
  • Chapter 7 The Best Kept Secret of the Orient: The Soup That Heals (p. 137)
  • Chapter 8 Harvesting the Good Earth--Medicinal Herbs and Mushrooms (p. 147)
  • Chapter 9 Health Supportive Supplement Strategies (p. 177)
  • Chapter 10 Nature's Cancer-Fighting Food Plan (p. 201)
  • Chapter 11 Food Preparation and Cooking for Lifetime Health Benefits (p. 227)
  • Chapter 12 Salud! Nutritious, Delicious, and Easy-to-Make Recipes (p. 263)
  • Afterword (p. 311)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 317)
  • Resource Guide (p. 325)
  • Endnotes (p. 337)
  • Index (p. 359)