The revised and expanded edition of the book that started Dr. Anthony Sattilaro on his remarkable recovery from cancer, as reported in Life Magazine. Inside, Michio Kushi, founder of Macrobiotics in America, points the way toward a long-lasting solution to the problem of cancer. Also included are twelve moving personal stories of cancer victims who overcame illness through macrobiotics.
More than thirty-five years ago, Michio Kushi began saying that diet was a principle cause of cancer. He pointed out that a diet based on whole grains, sea and land vegetables, beans, and seasonal fruits could prevent, and in many cases, help reverse the process of cancer. In this edition of The Macrobiotic Approach to Cancer, Mr. Kushi details the macrobiotic diet and lifestyle that has helped thousands of individuals recover from illness and find better health and peace of mind.
It is not an exaggeration to call the rise in the incidence of cancer an epidemic, and modern diet and lifestyle seem like two of the more obvious possible culprits. Author Michio Kushi, founder of Macrobiotics in America, reviews what 25 years of scientific research into the links between diet and cancer has taught us, and then proposes some fairly simple, if stringent, dietary goals. Michio suggests general guidelines, rather than specific diets, allowing the reader to understand the principles of macrobiotics, and create a personalized nutritional program. The Macrobiotic Approach to Cancer includes dozens of anecdotal accounts of cancer survivors who benefited from macrobiotics, an inspiration to those of us who have trouble contemplating a life free of sugar and spice and what seems like everything nice. This is not a cookbook; Michio wisely advises that you take a class in macrobiotic cooking if you decide to adopt a macrobiotic diet. — From The WomanSource Catalog & Review: Tools for Connecting the Community for Women; review by Patricia Pettijohn
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In many ways, cancer is a symbol of the destructive trends that confront us all in the final decade of the twentieth century. The crisis in personal and global health, in which cancer plays a major role, is rapidly approaching a critical stage, and may soon threaten the continuation of society. In order to reverse this destructive trend and avert future catastrophe, we need to change our way of thinking and look beyond partial or symptomatic answers….Central to this new understanding is a respect for the importance of diet. Medical studies and case reports indicate that sea vegetables can be effective in eliminating tumors….A 1986 screening of sea vegetables for antitumor activity found that nine out of the eleven varieties studied inhibited tumors in animals.
I have owned this book many times and lent it out to many that were very ill, I have seen so many people in my immediate circle of friends and family get healed with this non invasive way of health. A great book!
I purchased this for a friend who was dealing with cancer. Since following the information in this book, in addition to having chemo, his cancer has shrunk by over 90%.
- Title: The Macrobiotic Approach to Cancer: Towards Preventing and Controlling Cancer with Diet and Lifestyle
- Autor: Michio Kushi
- Publisher (Publication Date): Avery; Revised, Expanded, Subsequent edition (October 1, 1982)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: | 0895294869
- ISBN-13: | 978-0895294869
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