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Strang Cancer Prevention Center Cookbook A Complete Nutrition and Lifestyle Plan to Dramatically Lower Your Cancer Risk

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ISBN-10: 0071424040

ISBN-13: 9780071424042

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michael P. Osborne, Laura J. Pensiero, Susan Oliveria, Jacques Pepin

List price: $16.95
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This updated edition includes cutting-edge nutritional and sceintific data on cancer. Including contributions from many of the most distinguished chefs in America, this health book offers a tantalizing collection of more than 150 recipes for appetizers, soups, salads and desserts that are simple to prepare.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 4/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Oliveria, is a researcher and director of Epidemiology at Strang Cancer Precvention Center, and on the faculty at Cornell University Medical College.

He served as the personal chef to Charles de Gualle. He earned his degrees in 18th-century French literature at Columbia University. He lives in Madison, Connecticut.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Science Behind Diet and Cancer
What Is Cancer?
Why Study Diet?
Overview of Diet and Cancer
Vitamins and Minerals
Other Dietary Factors
Lowering Your Risk of Cancer Through Diet
Strang Cancer Prevention Center Guidelines for Reducing Your Risk of Cancer
General Caloric Requirements
BMI
The Fat Facts
Protein
Vegetarianism
Soy
Carbohydrates
Fiber
The Importance of Fruits and Vegetables
The Balanced Plate
Vitamins and Minerals
Nutrition Facts Labels
Phytochemicals: The New Functional Foods
Allium Compounds
Glucosinolates and Indoles
Plant Polyphenols
Terpenes
Protease Inhibitors
Inositol (Phytic Acid)
Fatty Acids
Plant Sterols
Supplementation of Phytochemicals
Cooking for Cancer Prevention
Ingredients for Healthy Cooking
Seasonal Ingredients
Snacking
Kitchen Equipment for Healthy Cooking
General Tips for Healthy Cooking
Organic Foods
Cooking with Olive Oil
Recipes
Appetizers
Soups and Stocks
Salads
Vegetables and Side Dishes
Vegetarian Entrees
Fish
Poultry and Meat
Breads and Desserts
A Sample Week of Menus
Restaurant Dining
Prevention: Lifestyle Modifications to Minimize Cancer Risk
Smoking
Obesity
Physical Activity/Exercise
Hormones
Occupation
Radiation
Environmental Pollution
Infections and Viruses
Heredity
Medical Drugs
Stress
Screening
Nutrition and Cancer Information Resources and Cancer Facts
References
About the Contributors
Index