The scientific basis for supporting health by

consuming plant–based, unrefined foods:

Free downloads are on this page, for a series of

seven useful and congenial audio interviews (and transcripts) with

leading nutritionist

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.

co-author of China Study: Startling Implications

for Diet, Weight Loss and Long Term Health

(Dr. Campbell’s website:

Interviews below conducted in 2005 by

health educator Sylvester Johnson (Ph.D. Applied Physics)

Know a skeptic about the benefits of plant-based foods?

The first interview covers research about food’s impact on cancer.

Other topics addressed are listed in the

Table of Contents for the interviews available toward the bottom of this page.

Free ebook, available from this website:

Healthspan, written as a public service by Sylvester Johnson, Ph.D.

Listings of many online plant-based recipes, including for children,

are at the bottom of the page Healthspan.

        “8-Minute Progressive Relaxation” download of free audio and transcript.

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T. Colin Campbell’s response to critics:


Dr. Campbell’s response to article claiming that milk production can be green:

Article: Milk shouldn't be considered healthy

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Topics addressed during interviews featuring

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Nutritional Science,

Cornell University, with Sylvester Johnson, Ph.D.

Tape 1: Interview 1a

Turning cancer in animals on with milk protein, and off without

Animal protein in general could promote cancer


Symphonic response of body

100-fold differences in cancer between countries

Growth factor naturally in milk products could increase risk of cancer by 500%


Harvard Nurses Health Study: Nurses consumed higher than average amounts of animal protein, limiting range of responders and the usefulness of the study

Growth factor naturally in low fat milk also

Stable steroid hormones could survive pasteurization and gastric fluids

Colustrum not endorsed by Physicians’ Desk Reference

Fish filter and concentrate dioxin




Tape 2: Interview 1b

Premature puberty

Immune system

Milk products as allergens


Conjugated linoleic acid

Nutrition guidelines

Politics made personal

School lunch program

Reversing metastatic cancer

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy

Get a second opinion

Fasting to eliminate dioxin

Tape 3: Interview 2a

Genes: all or nothing?

Parkinson’s disease

Metabolic acidosis

Gastric acidity is different from metabolic acidosis.

Fine mesh reinforces bones

Negative calcium balance can be caused by milk products


American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants not receive any milk other than human.








Heart “attacks”

Tape 4: Interview 2b


Medical Doctor Caldwell Esselstyn

Medical Doctor Dean Ornish

Medical Doctor John McDougall

Medical Doctor Michael Klaper

Medical Doctor Neil Nedley, regarding depression

Milk helps calves grow; it’s not an aid for weight loss in people.

Healthy weight loss

Metabolic rate

Alzheimer’s disease

Rheumatoid arthritis

Macular degeneration, cataracts

Improving the markers and diseases of aging

Improving athletic strength and endurance

Tape 5: Interview 3a

Medical Doctor Dennis Burkitt

The extensive landmark study in China, age-adjusted

Clear that diet has an effect

Prostate cancer



Autoimmune disorders


Medical Doctor Joel Fuhrman

Macular degeneration, cataracts

Antioxidants from plants

Supplements or synergy?


Tape 6: Interview 3b

Vitamin D

Personal views

Consensus on diet

Milk products as allergens

Milk products the riskiest foods





Violence influenced by diet

Genetic engineering

Summary of benefits of a plant-based diet

Why do health professionals sometimes promote milk products?

“Proof” in biology

Reversal of advanced clinical disorders

Tape 7: Interview 4

Complimentary support against cancer

Building substantial medical practices around lifestyle medicine

Insurance companies and HMOs could save very substantially via lifestyle medicine

Businesses in general could become more competitive by saving very substantially on expenses for health care via lifestyle medicine

Lifestyle spas could support healing, teach prevention

Refined sugars may worsen cancer

“Normal” diet is an industrial age experiment that could promote disease; healthier approach adopts some ancient elements.

Funding for research

Politics of food

Personal significance of a plant-based diet

Acute infectious illnesses

Food addictions

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