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

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Feb 23, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 368 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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Vegetarianism is growing in this country, and the new food pyramid released by the Department of Agriculture has attracted media coverage. Barnard (medicine, George Washington Univ.) suggests his own ... Read full review

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Before the wave of fast food nation, food inc, china study, and vegucated that led to the whole foods plant-based diet revolution....we have this seminal work on the health benefits of a diet without meat or animal produce. Amazing read n great insights!

Contents

Forever Young
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3
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85
5
117
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135
The New Four Food Groups and How They Work
142
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165
Menus and Recipes
174
Afienvord
294
Managing Stress
301
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Neal Barnard, MD, is president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and a leading advocate for the critical role of diet in health. The author of more than a dozen books and hundreds of articles, Dr. Barnard travels and lectures widely. He lives in Washington, DC.

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