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"At one point the author was near death. He utilized his background in bio-chemistry to save his life and investigate why people get sick. The core of the book is that disease is caused by two causes (deficiency and toxicity) comprised of six pathways (nutrition, toxin, psychological, physical, genetic, medical)."
"The author, a doctor survived cancer twice. The first time he followed conventional treatments, the second he realized that there is far more to learn. He offers a complete anti-cancer approach from food to lifestyle to relaxation. His suggestions are concrete, and comprehensive. Some of his suggestions are well known, some are not, however, it's great they are all in one place."
"Dr. Galland is a trained medical doctor, however, he also seeks to incorporate alternative medicine into his treatments. The book offers insights from his many years practicing medicine in the form of stories and suggestions. The book does an excellent job of making the reader look at the bigger health picture."
"In this best seller Michael Pollan examines what we eat and how much of it is unhealthy. He discusses how processed food has replaced fresh grown produce, fat has been banished and the many wrong choices people make. The book is an easy read and is a good step towards improving people's awareness of the importance of what they eat."
"Dr. Oz performed heart surgery on former President Bill Clinton and has become a TV doctor on his own program. This book is called an owner's manual because it includes sections on all parts of the body and health. Although it looks like a textbook, the author's keep the writing accessible and keep the book moving."