The Strang Cancer Prevention Center Cookbook

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April 22, 2004


Electronic book text, 416 pages


0071442782 / 9780071442787

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Main description

A comprehensive guide to cancer prevention

The oldest cancer-prevention institute in the country, New York City's famed Strang Cancer Prevention Center advocates promoting cure through early detection. It has been instrumental in developing early screening and prevention programs as well as nutrition counseling.

Now readers can benefit from the same topnotch advice the center provides for its clients. A remarkable collaboration of leading cancer prevention experts and America's top gourmet chefs, The Strang Cancer Prevention Center Cookbook presents cuttingedge nutritional and scientific data on cancer, as well as a tantalizing collection of health-inducing recipes.

Complete with the latest information about the crucial link between diet and health, this book introduces nature's own powerful cancer-fighting agents such as the chemicals found in many fruits and vegetables. More than 150 recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, sides, entrees, and desserts are featured. Research has shown that up to 80 percent of all cancers can be prevented by the type of changes in diet and lifestyle outlined in this book.

Author comments

Laura Pensiero, R.D., a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York, is a dietitian, nutrition educator, and restaurant owner.

Michael Osborne, M.D., is president of the Strang Cancer Prevention Center and a professor at Cornell University Medical College.

Susan Oliveria, Sc.D., M.P.H., is on the faculty at Strang, Cornell University Medical College, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering.

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Put nature's bounty to work in the fight to avert cancer

Research shows that up to 80 percent of all cancers can be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes. You can reduce your risk with a nutritional program based on variety, balance, and moderation. This collaboration between leading cancer prevention experts and top gourmet chefs shows that healthy eating can both fight cancer and please the palate.

One of the nation's leading cancer research facilities, the Strang Cancer Prevention Center has placed diet and lifestyle changes at the foreground of a prevention strategy. Much more than a simple cookbook, this unique resource presents cutting-edge nutritional and scientific data on cancer, along with tantalizing, healthy recipes. In The Strang Cancer Prevention Center Cookbook, you'll learn about:

  • Using phytochemicals--the new functional foods--to promote good health
  • How to determine the quality of your current diet--and improve it
  • Making a delicious eating plan part of your cancer-preventing lifestyle
  • Lifestyle modifications designed to minimize cancer risk

Chefs from such world-renowned restaurants as the Four Seasons, Galileo, and Union Square Café serve up more than 100 delicious recipes, including:

  • Portobello Mushroom-Stuffed Chiles Rellenos
  • Asparagus Salad with Black Truffles
  • Herb- and Spice-Crusted Mahimahi with Watermelon Salsa
  • Peach and Blueberry Crisp
  • Warm Mango and Pear Soup with Fruit Sorbets

The best cure is always prevention. Discover how a healthy diet and lifestyle can keep you fit and cancer-free.

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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