By Christina Economidou Pieridou
The World Health Organization predicts that new cancer cases will rise by 70% in the next few decades. At the same time a great number of studies confirm that a healthy lifestyle and a healthy diet can be the most powerful tools for cancer prevention. Scientific research has led to the discovery of a great number of powerful anticancer foods that have the ability to kill cancer cells and block cancer growth.
This book will teach you how to add these foods in your daily diet and how to shop, cook and eat to keep cancer away. This is a book that will teach you how to boost your immune system, how to increase antioxidant protection and how to avoid toxin exposure in order to effectively block cancer formation, development and progression. The book presents an extensive list of foods, herbs, oils and natural bioactive compounds with proven cancer fighting power and gives you lots of practical suggestions on how to apply the latest scientific knowledge in your daily diet. Anticancer: The Preventive Power of Food will prove to be a valuable tool if you or someone near you is facing cancer, if you simply want to keep yourself and your family healthy in the future or if you are a health care professional seeking the latest scientific knowledge on the role of diet on cancer prevention and treatment.
Anticancer - The Preventive Power of Food: A Simple Nutrition Guide to Reduce Cancer Risk by Christina Economidou Pieridou is an educational and informative guide that speaks about the importance of a healthy lifestyle and healthy diet that can help prevent cancer. The book spreads the message of good nutrition and will help readers change the way they choose their food and the way they think about their health and cancer. The book teaches readers ways to use diet to support the immune system so that the body can defend itself against cancer. The long list of nutritional factors that can promote the development of cancer and how particular foods can enhance the effectiveness and reduce the side effects of common cancer therapies are useful.
The book is good to own in one’s personal collection as it will help in changing one's diet into a healthier one. The author deals with the topic methodically and extensively, making it easy for readers to understand and incorporate it into their daily lives. All the information in this book is precious as cancer is preventable and this book will make readers realize that cancer is not just written in their genes but also written on their plates. The author gives an important message through this book that we all have a role in protecting our bodies against cancer with the choices we make. The findings and research given in the book are useful in reaching out to a lot of people and helping them learn more about the disease and how to prevent it by maintaining a healthy diet.
Reviewed by Sophie (Amazon US)
If you are looking to improve your health, better yet, if you are looking for ways to reduce your cancer risk, this is a great book to read. I love the assessment as it helps you baseline yourself and figure out what you are doing right and how you can change your life. This is a great gift for those who have had cancer in their families and want to make a change. Its all about what you can do and what to eat and what to avoid. A must read and I am definitely buying it for my friends this year.
Xenia Averkiou (Amazon US) A wealth of nutrition information for cancer prevention, from evidence to practical guidelines!
January 29, 2017
This book is a wealth of information about nutrition and cancer! The author is doing an excellent job translating the most recent cancer / nutrition research data into practical recommendations. I like how every chapter ends with a summary of practical steps to take towards improving our nutrition and in turn prevent cancer in an evidence-based way. I highly recommend this book both as a dietitian and as a consumer.