Synopses & Reviews
A revised edition with new recipes and updated research on the best foods to eat to fight cancer
A comprehensive, holistic, and practical plan for cancer prevention and recovery, now completely revised and updated.
Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutionsalong with studies of the worlds healthiest populationsnutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a breakthrough nutritional and lifestyle program for immunity building and cancer prevention and recovery.
"If you have the inspiration, this book is an excellent, unbiased source of information that can help you on your healing journey." ---Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine & Miracles
and Prescriptions for Living
"Simple, clear, effective techniques and explanations that can prevent cancer and alter its path." ---Michelle LeClaire O'Neill, Ph.D, R.N., director Mind/Body Center, author of Twelve Weeks to Fertility
"Verne Varona clarifies many dietary myths while presenting a clear nutritional guideline for cancer-prevention strategies. This book presents powerful information that should be available to all." ---Jack Canfield, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
"Verne Varona offers invaluable information about how to consciously and positively transform our health. His writing and deep sense of caring make him an outstanding and unique individual in the field of preventive health care." ---Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., author of Real Moments
"Nature’s Cancer Fighting Foods, is a lifesaver. Not just for cancer candidates, but for anyone who wants to eat sanely in a world where convenience and efficiency has taken precedent over health. It’s filled with crucial information and is actually fun to read." ---Alan Arkin, actor
"This unique, easy to digest volume offers a new depth of understanding to everyone—sick or healthy—on the power of foo, our most intimate relationship. Keep this straight-talking self healing primer close at hand." ---Organica Magazine
"Nature’s Cancer-Fighting Foods is a much-needed resource for combating the growing cancer epidemic." ---Hyla Cass, M.D., author of St. John's Wort: Nature's Blues Buster
"Nature’s Cancer-Fighting Foods is an excellent encyclopedic work for self-healing." ---William Dufty, author of Sugar Blues
Beating Cancer With Nutrition 7 Sugar feeds Cancer: diet and supplements can starve tumors 7 Nutrition makes chemo and radiation more toxic to the tumor while protecting the patient 7 Nutrition changes underlying causes of cancer, improving outcome for cancer patients regardless of other therapies. Why Beating Cancer with Nutrition is unique: The book was developed after working with over 500 cancer patients and organizing 3 international symposiums on the subject. The information contained in BCN is both scientifically backed with references and clinically proven in the hospital with patients. This information helps cancer patients to improve quality and quantity of life. BCN had been translated into Japanese and Chinese and is being translated into Korean. BCN had become a home study continuing education course for registered nurses. BCN 2001 version will contain a 72-minute audio CD version in response to the requests from tired cancer patients who said they needed and audio version of the book to get started. BCN had sold 110,000 copies in 7 years in print, which is impressive for small publishers. Why Patrick Quillin is Unique: For the past 10 years, Dr. Patrick Quillin has served as the Director of Nutrition for Cancer Treatment Centers of America. He is an internationally respected expert in the area of nutrition and cancer. He has earned his bachelor's, Master's and doctorate degrees in nutrition and is a registered and licensed dietitian ( RD & LD) and Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) with the American College of Nutrition.
The information contained in BCN is both scientifically backed with references and clinically proven in the hospital with patients. This information helps cancer patients to improve quality and quantity of life. BCN had been translated into Japanese, Chinese and Korean. In response to the requests from tired cancer patients who said they needed an audio version of the book to get started, there is now a 78 minute audio CD included in the back cover of the book. BCN is now in its 3rd major revised version, with over 150,000 copies in 9 years in print. BCN was "bestseller" in its category in 1999 on Amazon.com, the world1s largest bookstore. A well-nourished cancer patient can better manage and beat the disease. The 32 year "war on cancer" has cost $50 billion in government research with a resulting increase in the incidence and death rate from cancer. Chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery can temporarily reduce tumor burden, but these therapies do not change the underlying causes of the disease. Comprehensive cancer treatment must include an aggressive nutrition component, which can increase life expectancy by 12 to 21 fold along with better chances for complete remission. In this major revision of the bestseller, Dr. Patrick Quillin shares his extensive and very practical experience in helping hundreds of cancer patients with a nutrition program of diet and supplements, including: * nutrients make chemo and radiation more toxic to the cancer and less damaging to the patient * starving the cancer by controlling blood glucose through diet and supplements * common vegetables, herbs, and seasonings that have powerful anti-cancer activity * completely new section of delicious recipes that can be made with foods from your grocery store * how to find the underlying causes of your cancer * newly updated section on effective and non-toxic approaches to medically reducing cancer burden * newly updated section listing nutritionally-oriented
About the Author
Verne Varona, who studied Oriental Medicine and Macrobiotic principles at the East West Foundation of Boston (1970-1974), is the 2012 recipient of the Aveline Kushi Lifetime Achievement Award. For more than forty years he has been a highly sought-after speaker and consultant on health, fitness and motivation.
For five years, he was the nutritional consultant and co-founder of a popular Los Angeles medical group with a clientele that featured well-known entertainment and sports professionals. With his physician associate, Verne co-created, The ODDS Program (Off Dangerous Drugs Safely); a dietary program designed to reverse pharmaceutical drug dependency using dietary and lifestyle guidelines.
Varona is also the author of Macrobiotics for Dummies, a comprehensive work that embraces a flexible, multi-cultural perspective on body, mind and spirit health.