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Nelson Huber-Disla works as a staff writer for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied English. He lives and works as a freelance writer and editor in Carrboro, North Carolina, and he is the contributing author of The Future of Nutrition: An Insider’s Look at the Science, Why We Keep Getting it Wrong, and How to Start Getting it Right.

For decades T. Colin Campbell, PhD has been at the forefront of nutrition education and research. Dr. Campbell’s expertise and scientific interests encompass relationships between diet and disease, particularly the causation of cancer. His legacy, the China Project, is one of the most comprehensive studies of health and nutrition ever conducted. Dr. Campbell is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University. He is also the founder of the highly acclaimed, CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate and serves as the Chairman of the Board for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.

Healthcare vs Disease Response System – Part 2

Healthcare vs Disease Response System – Part 2

The American healthcare system does not focus on establishing healthful behavior, but on responding to disease, and it relies on technology to do so. Trends in life expectancy and chronic disease incidence rates suggest that this disease response system is not very effective, despite improvements in some areas of response.


Healthcare vs Disease Response System – Part 1

Healthcare vs Disease Response System – Part 1

The health care system today is not equipped to establish health, or even prevent disease. Instead, it responds to disease, and it relies on technology to do so. The widespread, and still spreading, use of drugs illustrates this reliance on technology.


Is it Time to Quit the “War on Cancer”?

Is it Time to Quit the “War on Cancer”?

Launched in 1971, the “war on cancer” has been at the forefront of medical research efforts for decades. Still, despite many advances, there is no consensus on whether the “war” has been won. Cancer remains a leading cause of death. Is it time to move past the war metapho


How Much Does Malnutrition Really Cost?

How Much Does Malnutrition Really Cost?

Malnutrition, including the dietary patterns that produce obesity and chronic disease, is the number one cause of death today, killing millions worldwide every year. Its costs to both individuals and societies continues to grow, despite being largely ignored by healthcare policy institutions, the media, and the public.


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