About the Author
LeAnne Campbell, PhD, has been cooking whole foods, plant-based meals (WFPB) for over 25 years and has raised two athletic sons, now 21 and 20 years of age, on a WFPB diet. When not preparing quick, delicious and satisfying meals, she's working with schools, teachers, artists and community groups, locally and internationally, on initiatives that foster the development of vibrant, inclusive and sustainable communities. This work is accomplished through GlobalRoots.net and as the president and founder of this organization, she develops, implements and directs a wide-range of community based educational programs. One example is the "Total Health Experience", a week long program -- or pathway, to achieve optimal health. She has a B.S. and Masters degree from Cornell University in Human Service Studies and a PhD from UNC Chapel Hill in the area of Culture, Curriculum and Change.
For more than 40 years, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, has been at the forefront of nutrition research. His legacy, the China Study, is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted. Dr. Campbell is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University. He has received more than 70 grant years of peer-reviewed research funding and authored more than 300 research papers. The China Study was the culmination of a 20-year partnership of Cornell University, Oxford University and the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine.