Healthy Eating for Life
by Neal D. Barnard
Publisher: The Cancer Project 2008
Number of pages: 20
Some dietary changes have a preventive effect for many types of cancer. Boosting your intake of vitamin-rich vegetables and fruits, for example, strengthens your immune system and helps knock out cancer cells. Studies of vegetarians show that death rates from cancer are only about one-half to three-quarters of those of the general population.
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by John Walker
A serious book on how to lose weight or maintain the weight you desire. It treats dieting from an engineering standpoint, and permits the reader to gain control of their own weight. Intended primarily for busy programmers, engineers, and managers.
by Catherine E. Woteki, Paul R. Thomas - National Academies
The subject is readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness.
by Michael F. Jacobson - Center for Science in the Public Interest
Examination of scientific studies finds that eating more plant foods and fewer fatty animal products can lead to extra years of healthy living. This book is a description of the links between our diet and serious environmental and health problems.
Comprehensive encyclopedia that will be of use to students researching health and food-science topics. The set examines a variety of subjects such as 'Antioxidants', 'Appetite', 'Fats', 'Malnutrition', 'Soy', and 'Organic Foods'.