The links between diet and cancer are nothing short of dramatic. Researchers have been investigating how food choices can help prevent cancer and, when cancer has been diagnosed, how nutrition can improve survival. This updated edition contains the latest food values, as well as breaking scientific research.
Neal Barnard, MD, explains how foods influence hormones that can fuel cancer growth and how changing to a low-fat, plant-based diet can be beneficial to anyone diagnosed with cancer. Susan Levin presents the latest scientific research, including the effects of diets high in animal protein on rates of colon cancer and the relationship of soy foods to breast cancer. It also includes new information on the effects of diets high in animal protein on rates of colon cancer and the relationship of soy foods to breast cancer.
Dietitian Jennifer Reilly provides over 130 delicious, low-fat, plant-based recipes will be beneficial and satisfying to anyone diagnosed with cancer and their families.