The China Study Cookbook

The China Study Cookbook

Over 120 Whole-food, Vegan Recipes

Book - 2013
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The China Study , with 850,000 copies sold, has been hailed as one of the most important health and nutrition books ever published. It revealed that the traditional Western diet has led to our modern health crisis and the widespread growth of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Based on the most comprehensive nutrition study ever conducted, the book reveals that a plant-based diet leads to optimal health with the power to halt or reverse many diseases.

The China Study Cookbook takes these scientific findings and puts them to action. Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, The China Study Cookbook features delicious, easily prepared plant-based recipes with no added fat and minimal sugar and salt that promote optimal health.

From her Breakfast Home-Fry Hash and Fabulous Sweet Potato Enchiladas to No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars and Cheese(less) Cake , all of LeAnne's recipes follow three important principles:

1. Optimal nutrition is based on eating food rather than nutrient supplements
2. The closer that foods are to their native states--prepared with minimal cooking, salting, and processing--the greater the long-term health benefits of eating them
3. It is best to choose locally and organically grown produce whenever possible

Filled with helpful tips on substitutions, keeping foods nutrient-rich, and transitioning to a plant-based diet, The China Study Cookbook shows how to transform individual health and the health of the entire family.
Publisher: Dallas, TX :, BenBella Books, Inc.,, 2013.
ISBN: 9781937856755
Branch Call Number: 641.5636 Disla 04/2013
Characteristics: 284 pages :,color illustrations ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Campbell, T. Colin 1934-


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Dec 28, 2013

This is a great book for those wanting to move towards a whole-foods, plant-based diet, whether to reverse cardiovascular disease, diabetes, etc, or to lose weight or to obtain vibrant health. The main weakness is that there are not a lot of main dishes, and few of those are single dish (casserole/one pot) meals. That said, there are enough recipes to find some you enjoy.


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