The Pink Ribbon Diet: A Revolutionary New Weight Loss Plan to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk
In a study funded by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Foundation, Dr. Mary Flynn researched the effects of an olive-oil-and-plant-based diet on overweight women who had previously undergone treatment for invasive breast cancer. Now, she reveals her findings in The Pink Ribbon Diet. Not only is this program more effective than the National Cancer Institute’s recommended low...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 28th 2010 by Da Capo Lifelong Books
(first published September 14th 2010)
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My family history means I have a high-risk of breast cancer, so I took note of this book when it showed up in my library's new section. I generally avoid diet books, but this manages to be somewhat less gimmicky than most diet books. Its basic recommendations will not be new to anyone who keeps up with nutrition information. Flynn advocates a plant-based olive oil diet. Aside from the emphasis on olive oil as a main source of nutritional fat, this is basically the same as Michael Pollan's "Eat f...more