When considering all the information published about health and disease prevention, we need to also consider misdirected ideas about food, health and diseases.
Dr. Campbell identifies in The China Study some of the misdirected views concerning American's ideas of health.
"After a long career in research and policy making, I now understand why Americans are so confused. As a taxpayer who foots the bill for US health care research and policies, you deserve to know that many of the common notions you have about food, health and disease are wrong:
"I HAVE NEVER PURSUED HEALTH HOPING FOR IMMORTALITY. GOOD HEALTH IS ABOUT BEING ABLE TO FULLY ENJOY THE TIME WE DO HAVE. IT IS ABOUT BEING AS FUNCTIONAL AS POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT ONES ENTIRE LIFE AND AVOIDING CRIPPLING, PAINFUL, AND LENGTHY BATTLES WITH DISEASE."
T.Colin Campbell, PhD
Furthermore, regarding health and disease prevention in The China Study, Dr. Campbell goes on to state, "Some of the findings published in the most reputable scientific journals show that:
The only way we can overcome the misdirected ideas about food, health and diseases is by education on healthy eating and living.
The China Study author speaks of the benefits of greatly reducing animal protein in our diet and realizing the benefits of a plant based diet. The probability that we will improve our own health and disease prevention is very good!
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Colin Campbell - Dr. Campbell has prompted a revolution in America and other cultures as to how we should think about the food we place on our dinner plates.