The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health
- Publish Date: 2008-12-30
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Dean Ornish M.D.
The Ornish Diet has been named theÂ â#1 Best Heart-Healthy Dietâ byÂ U.S. News & World ReportÂ for seven consecutive years!
From the author of the landmark bestseller Dr. Dean Ornishâs Program for Reversing Heart Disease comes an empowering new program that enables you to customize a healthy way of eating and living based on your own desires, needs, and genetic predispositions.
Dr. Dean Ornish revolutionized medicine by directing clinical research provingâfor the first timeâthat heart disease and early-stage prostate cancer may be stopped or even reversed by his program of comprehensive lifestyle changes, without drugs or surgery. His newest research was the first to show that changing your lifestyle changes your genes in men with prostate cancerââturning onâ disease-preventing genes, and âturning offâ genes that promote breast cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses, and in only three months. This study documented, also for the first time, that these lifestyle changes may significantly increase an enzyme that lengthens telomeresâthe ends of your chromosomes that control how long you live. As your telomeres get longer, your life gets longer. Your genes are not your fate.
The Spectrum features one hundred easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes from award-winning chef Art Smith. Whether you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, reverse a major disease, or find a sustainable, joyful lifestyle, The Spectrum can make a powerful difference in your health and well-being.