The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health
The China Study The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet Weight Loss and Long-Term Health Author:Thomas M. Campbell II, T. Colin Campbell PhD This exhaustive presentation of the findings from the China Study conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Referred to as the "Grand Prix of epidemiology" by The New York Times, this study examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6,500 adults ... more »in more than 2,500 counties across China and Taiwan. While revealing that proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments as well as curbing obesity, this text calls into question the practices of many of the current dietary programs, such as the Atkins diet, enjoying widespread popularity in the West. The impact of the politics of nutrition and the efforts of special interest groups in the creation and dissemination of public information on nutrition are also discussed.« less
This book truly is a comprehensive study of nutrition. We keep extra copies and give them to people who are confused about the implication of diet and health. With all of the misinformation and dieting nonsense circulating out there, it's settling to know there is a well-researched, science-based text available. This book is a must read for anyone who cares about long-term health and quality of life. dbn
Abby S. (AbbyS) reviewed The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health on + 24 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Interesting and worth reading. But I read it as a vegetarian, thinking it might convince me to give up dairy & eggs too. It didn't. It's clear that the Campbells are convinced that all meat product are bad for us, and there may be evidence they did not present. But the links between the data and their conclusions wasn't always as strong as I'd like to see it.
Tina M. reviewed The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health on
Helpful Score: 2
Valid and credible research studies inform the reader that the consumption of meat and dairy leads to weight gain and multiple disease processes, including cancer, while a diet abscent of meat and dairy can reverse the process and check weight gain at the same time.
I have had life long good nutritional habits,few physical difficulties requiring medications. The China Study validates for me the need to continue a diet primarily consisting of fruits, vegetables and grains.