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Foods That Fight Cancer: Preventing Cancer through Diet

Béliveau, Richard, Gingras, Denis

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ISBN 10: 0771011350 / ISBN 13: 9780771011351
Editore: McClelland & Stewart, 2006
Condizione: very good
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Titolo: Foods That Fight Cancer: Preventing Cancer ...

Casa editrice: McClelland & Stewart

Data di pubblicazione: 2006

Condizione libro:very good

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The stunning bestseller from Quebec, coming in English in May. Over 138,000 French-language copies sold!

Within this book is the perfect recipe for success: An author who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the groundbreaking area of how food chemistry can fight cancer. A highly accessible and practical text. A beautifully designed package accompanied by full-colour illustrations.

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, an estimated 149,000 new cases of cancer occurred in Canada in 2005. While this statistic is alarming, current research is showing convincingly that elements in particular foods may significantly reduce the risk of cancer in healthy individuals and slow its progress in those already suffering from the disease. We can help ourselves and our families through healthy eating. But the information coming through the popular media is confusing and often hard to understand. Just what should we be eating and in what combinations? Do all cancer-fighting foods work the same way? Do they all fight all kinds of cancers?

In Foods That Fight Cancer, leading biochemist Richard Béliveau teams up with Denis Gingras to describe the science of food and which properties of particular foods are the active cancer-fighting elements. They deftly explain how different foods work to protect the body against different cancers and show which foods will be most effective. By understanding the science behind these therapeutic benefits, we come to realize not only why it is so critical to add these foods to our diet, but how easily it can be done.

About the Author:

Richard Béliveau is a leading authority in the field of cancer research. He holds the Chair in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where he is a professor in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department. Dr. Béliveau is the director of the Molecular Medicine Laboratory of UQAMHôpital Sainte-Justine (Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau).

Frequently called on to talk about his research, he is a regular commentator on local and national radio and television programs.

Denis Gingras is a researcher in the Molecular Medicine Laboratory of UQAM-Hôpital Sainte-Justine (Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau) and the Université du Québec à Montréal.

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