Food for life: how the new four food groups can save your life

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Crown Trade Paperbacks, May 17, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 334 pages
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Citing overwhelming medical evidence previously downplayed by powerful lobby groups, Dr. Barnard reveals why a diet based on the new four food groups (grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits) will sharply decrease the risk of cancer and heart disease and dramatically increase life expectancy. He also unveils a 21-day program for a smooth transition to the new way of eating healthfully. Line drawings.

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User Review  - Adrienne Carmichael - Goodreads

He is with PCRM and is THE doctor to listen to regarding nutrition and healing the body. Read full review

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Great book to make you think about what you are putting into your body. I was totally turned off to animal meat after reading this book. Read full review


Forever Young
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease
Cancer and Immunity

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Dr. Neal Barnard is the President of the Physicians' Committee for Responsible Medicine, editor-in-chief of Good Medicine, & is on the advisory board of the Vegetarian Times. He has worked with Dean OPrnish, M.D., on his food & health research & travels extensively lecturing & promoting his books.

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