You Can Prevent Cancer

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You Can Prevent Cancer

Format:  Paperback,

202 pages

Publisher: Apple Tree Pub Co Ltd

Publish Date: Mar 2007

ISBN-13: 9781896817071

ISBN-10: 1896817076

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Publisher: Apple Tree Pub Co Ltd
Publish Date: Mar 2007
ISBN-13: 9781896817071
ISBN-10: 1896817076
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 202
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.68
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 8.75 x 0.5
Walmart No.: 0978189681707

About the author

Biography of Colgan, Michael

Dr. Michael Colgan, a renowned author and lecturer, is the founder and president of The Colgan Institute. The institute, which is known internationally for its research in sports, nutrition, and aging, offers a wide range of publications and nutritional supplements. Founded in 1972 in Auckland, New Zealand, the Colgan Institute was moved to San Diego, California in 1982. Colgan was a senior member of the Science Faculty of the University of Auckland from 1971 to 1982 where he taught human sciences and conducted research on human aging and physical performance at the university's medical school.

After moving to the United States in 1980, Colgan was a visiting scholar at Rockefeller University in New York. Author of the best-selling books Optimum Sports Nutrition, The New Nutrition, and Prevent Cancer Now, Colgan has also contributed articles to his institute's nutritional newsletter Colgan Chronicles. By lecturing at medical and corporate organizational meetings and speaking at various conventions, Colgan has been able to teach thousands of athletes around the world how to improve their performance and possibly become champions.

Chapter outline

Introductionp. i
The War on Cancerp. 1
Prevention, Preventionp. 9
No Smoke Without Cancerp. 17
Overweight Causes Cancerp. 27
Our Food Is Degradedp. 53
Refined Foods Promote Cancerp. 61
Toxic Water Everywherep. 69
Cancer at Home and Workp. 75
Ultra-Violet Causes Cancerp. 79
Alcohol and Cancerp. 83
Infections Cause Cancerp. 87
Low-Fat Diet Prevents Cancerp. 95
Fiber Prevents Cancerp. 103
Micronutrients Prevent Cancerp. 107
Antioxidants Prevent Cancerp. 117
Flavonoids Prevent Cancerp. 131
Carotenoids Prevent Cancerp. 139
Essential Fats Prevent Cancerp. 147
Immunity Against Cancerp. 157
Shining Armorp. 165
Referencesp. 169
Indexp. 189
About Dr. Colganp. 201

Book description

"The ravages of cancer are continuing their onslaught on millions, while scientists from around the world are frantically searching for cures. However, modern day findings show that prevention is still the best medicine. Find out what cutting-edge science knows about the simple steps you must take today to help avoid this relentless and complex disease". Discover how to reduce your risk of contracting this dreaded disease by more than 90%, Get the real facts about smoking, alcohol, environmental toxins, and ultra-violet radiation, Learn the latest research on our degraded food supply and its role in causing cancer, Explore the links between cancer & infections, and find out how to maintain a strong immune system, Enlist in the war against cancer and protect yourself for life. Book jacket.

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