Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life

Front Cover
Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1993 - Health & Fitness - 334 pages
8 Reviews
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.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0

Review: Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life

User Review  - Rosecasanova - Goodreads

Even though this book was written in 1993, it still has me rethinking my eating habits and changing some things in the kitchen. It's a very good introduction to the dangers of a high fat diet. There ... Read full review

Review: Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life

User Review  - Kristen MacGregor - Goodreads

I LOVE Neal Barnard- he explains things simply and succinctly. This is a great book to explain the benefits behind eating a vegetarian diet [or you can phrase it as explaining why you should NOT eat animal products!] I also have loved all the recipes of his that I have tried so far. Read full review

About the author (1993)

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.

Bibliographic information