If you’re a breast cancer survivor, chances are you have renewed your commitment to maintaining your good health and taking care of your body. As one of the best preventative measures known to doctors and nutritionists today, a robust, cancer-fighting diet is vital to your personal plan for breast cancer prevention.
The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is an essential guide for every woman seeking to understand the effect of nutritional deficiencies and environmental factors on her overall health and wellness. Based on Edward Bauman’s groundbreaking Eating for Health model, this highly comprehensive, practical approach can help you reduce the chance of breast cancer recurrence; rebuild your immune system; and enjoy a stronger, healthier body.
Reduce the chance of breast cancer recurrence by:
Incorporating cancer-fighting foods into your diet
Indulging in safe, nontoxic cosmetics and body care products
Understanding the role of essential nutrients in maintaining your health
Managing your weight and balancing your blood sugar
Nourishing your immune, detoxification, and digestive systems
"The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is a common-sense compendium of what you need to know to live longer and better if you have or had breast cancer, or want to prevent it. Authors Edward Bauman and Helayne Waldman wisely blend lifestyle and natural strategies that strengthen our bodies' defenses against cancer and promote wellness. A must-read for anyone who wants to take control of the destiny of their own health. "
--Len Saputo, MD, founder of the Health Medicine Forum, Health Medicine Center, and author of A Return to Healing
"The Whole-Foods Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors offers readers a robust synthesis of how nutrition can dramatically reduce your risk of breast cancer or recurrence. This book provides not the watered-down and jaded suggestions offered previously, but exciting, new tips that most oncologists don't know. Highly empowering and life-altering for women."
--Sara Gottfried, MD, integrative physician at The Gottfried Center for Integrative Medicine in Berkeley, CA, and author of The Hormone Cure
"Bauman and Waldman have written an easy-to-follow guide for whole-body healing filled with inspiring anecdotes and helpful chapter-by-chapter to-do lists. It is an excellent resource that may be used to equip recovering breast cancer survivors as well as their families with solid nutritional information and delicious recipes containing healing foods that will ensure health, well-being, and longevity."
--Margo Jordan Parker, OMD, CEO of Herbal Fortress
"As the general public becomes more interested in the benefits of healthy eating, these authors are shining a light on the association between nutrition and malignant disease. The book is an evidence-based treatise on the role of nutrition in wellness, treatment, and follow-up care as a vital part of dealing with cancer. It also happens to be the part that the patient has the most control over. The book is a treasure chest of cutting-edge information. It includes a meal plan, pantry set-up, and starter recipes."
--Anna Jedrziewski, New Age Retailer
"The heart and soul of The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is empowerment! The book is chock full of wonderful morsels of information and shows us that food is one of our most powerful tools for healing and nourishment."
--Rebecca Katz, MS, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen
"With one in seven women suffering from breast cancer, The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is a much-needed book. It provides useful information for women who are looking for a holistic approach and a good road map to guide breast cancer survivors into a healthier lifestyle."
--David Brownstein, MD, author of ten books and the Dr. Brownstein's Natural Way to Health monthly newsletter
"I am delighted to see this book in print. It contains lots of valuable information that will help women and men make the most informed decisions on dealing with breast cancer. The book is very readable, and is filled with instructions on what we can do now to help ourselves."
--Ann Fonfa, founder of The Annie Appleseed Project and diagnosed with breast cancer in January 1993