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T. Colin Campbell was born in 1934. He studied pre-veterinary medicine at Pennsylvania State University, where he obtained his B.S. in 1956, then attended veterinary school at the University of Georgia for a year. He completed his M.S. in nutrition and biochemistry at Cornell in 1958, where he vis mere studied under Clive McCay (known for his research on nutrition and aging), and his Ph.D. in nutrition, biochemistry, and microbiology in 1961, also at Cornell. Campbell has followed a 99 percent vegan diet since around 1990. Campbell joined MIT as a research associate, then worked for 10 years in the Virginia Tech Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, before returning to Cornell in 1975 to join its Division of Nutritional Sciences. He has worked as a senior science adviser to the American Institute for Cancer Research, and sits on the advisory board of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. He is known in particular for research, derived in part from the China Project, that appears to link the consumption of animal protein with the development of cancer and heart disease; he argues that casein, a protein found in milk from mammals, is "the most significant carcinogen we consume. T.Colin Campbell has written several books including Diet Life-Style and Mortality in China, Nutrition: The Future of Medicine, and Low Fat Diets Are Grossly Misrepresented. In 2013 his title Whole Rethinking the Science of Nutrition. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health (2011) — Forord — 429 eksemplarer
The China Study Cookbook: Over 120 Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes (2013) — Forord, nogle udgaver176 eksemplarer
Peep Show For Children Only (2008) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver3 eksemplarer
PlantPure Nation [2015 documentary] (2016) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer

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I tend to believe him, but it's just too depressing reading about all the foods that are not good for me but that I love. Maybe another time I'll get through it.
Abcdarian | 9 andre anmeldelser | May 18, 2024 |
Thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Was a bit surprised at how little time the China Study itself makes up of the book (a short section midway through). Sure, there are a few things that I wonder about - like why is a vegan diet any better than a low animal product diet? I think his broad points are accurate and I agree with his assessment of "fad" diets. He keeps things simple and bangs the drum (perhaps too much!) on the whole-food, plant based diet. Worth a read and a good book to have in your bookshelf.… (mere)
soylee22 | 48 andre anmeldelser | Jun 21, 2022 |
This book had some interesting information, but he seemed to harp on the same points many different ways, such as how the powers that be in food and other commercial enterprises are so money hungry that they are harming us for their profit. I got the message early on and really didn't need the numerous examples and restatements. Other than that, he made some good points.
Wren73 | 9 andre anmeldelser | Mar 4, 2022 |
This book was very good; it cited its sources, was written so that the information was easy to understand, and has caused me to begin eliminating dairy and eggs from my diet (I was already vegetarian). I hope to live a long, healthy life, and I think the points made in here are well-documented (shame on selfish food and health businesses) and make a lot of sense!
Wren73 | 48 andre anmeldelser | Mar 4, 2022 |


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