Breast Cancer Prevention Cookbook by Hope Ricciotti

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Full of healthful recipes and life-saving information, this is the one book you will want to cook from for the rest of your life.

With over 165 recipes, this cookbook will have you eating healthy as your best proactive defense against breast cancer. It is never too earlyor too lateto start eating well. New data is showing that the right foods can help bolster the body's defenses against cancer, even for babies in utero. The Breast Cancer Prevention Cookbook allows you to find the recipes that blend in best with your lifestyle, whether you are a vegetarian, a beginner or an accomplished cook, a family of one or many. In the first section, Hope Ricciotti gives expert medical information and health advice to women concerned about breast cancer or who have had a previous incidence. The recipe section starts with scrumptious smoothies (think lemon and mango) and moves on to soups (corn chowder); salads; pizza and pasta dishes; vegetarian meals; chicken, meat, and seafood recipes; side dishes; and dessert (raspberry-poppy muffins).

About Hope Ricciotti

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Hope Ricciotti, an obstetrician/gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Chef Vincent Connelly lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Published October 17, 2002 by W. W. Norton & Company. 400 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Cooking, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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In dense, fairly nuanced but sometimes disorganized chapters, Riccotti also lays out the known risk factors for breast cancer, and then, strangely, moves away from nutrition, delving into exercise, hormone replacement therapy, screening and chemoprevention, and the use of medical interventions su...

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