From a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, a breakthrough in treating and preventing disease by altering our genetic blueprint.
What if the food we eat could target not only diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer but the effects of aging? What if our diets could affect every aspect of our health by controlling the expression of our genes?
While modern medicine largely focuses on treating symptoms with prescription drugs, Dr. Gaynor’s revolutionary approach goes straight to the most fundamental level: our DNA. Although we cannot change the genes we are born with, we can change how they are expressed over the course of our lives through foods and supplements that prevent and reverse disease. The Gene Therapy Plan presents the science behind these ideas and provides easy-to-follow meal plans and recipes to help put them into practice. Empowering and informative, this meticulously researched book by the author of Nurture Nature, Nurture Health offers accessible prescriptions for freeing ourselves from what we thought was our genetic destiny and changing our genes for optimal health.
Dr. Gaynor’s work is at the cutting edge of integrative medicine and the emerging field of epigenetics. More than just eating foods that are healthy for us, this book is about harnessing the power hidden in foods to change our genetic predisposition for disease. As a renowned specialist in the fields of oncology and integrative medicine. Mitchell Gaynor has dedicated his career to combining medicinal practices with proven complementary therapies to treat his patients.
Mehmet Oz, M.D.
The Gene Therapy Plan identifies how the lives we lead, and in particular, the foods and nutritional supplements we ingest, are a key determining factor in whether latent disease (which most people have to some degree) materializes or stays dormant. By identifying researched nutritional protocols that target specific conditions, and by providing a range of rich case studies from his practice as a leading oncologist and internist, Dr. Gaynor provides insight and an action plan into how the body operates that will benefit medical practitioners and patients alike.
Deepak Chopra, M.D.
The Human Genome Project promised to create a new era of genetic medicine, new drugs and therapies to advance human health. But the real awakening has been the understanding of food as medicine – real whole foods, herbs, phytonutrients and how they can literally upgrade your biologic software by improving the expression of your genes. In The Gene Therapy Plan, Dr. Mitchell Gaynor makes the healthcare of the future available to you today. If you want to learn how to use food and nutrients to prevent and even reverse most chronic disease, read this book!
Mark Hyman, M.D., Director Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, and author of #1 New York Times bestseller The Blood Sugar Solution
One of the world’s best doctors teaches us that genes give us the gun, but the environment pulls the trigger. Do yourself and your family a huge favor, read this phenomenally important and creative book and learn why and how you can live a healthier life. A brilliant and important piece of work from one of our most distinguished and creative medical thinkers
Devra Davis, author of When Smoke Ran Like Water,The Secret History of the War on Cancer, President of Environmental Health Trust
The Gene Therapy Plan is a comprehensive and practical approach to the science of epigenetics – and how to apply it to your life right now. This book is a godsend that could save your life.
Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of The New York Times bestseller, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
About the Author
Mitchell Gaynor, M.D., is Founder and President of Gaynor Integrative Oncology and Gaynor Wellness in New York City. A renowned pioneer in the field of integrative oncology for 30 years, Dr. Gaynor is author, physician, speaker and composer of original sound healing meditations. His latest book, “The Gene Therapy Plan – Taking Control of your Genetic Destiny Through Diet and Lifestyle” (due in April, 2015, from Viking Press with a Forward by Dr. Mehmet Oz) provides a revolutionary approach to reverse gene damage associated with aging, cancer, obesity, and diabetes and to prevent future gene deterioration with specific programs that are appropriate for anyone who wants to maximize longevity for themselves, their children and future generations.
Dr. Gaynor has a notable history in the treatment of chronic diseases, particularly cancer, with scientifically grounded therapies that augment traditional modalities. He has served as Director of Medical Oncology at The Strang Cancer Prevention Center in New York and was former Medical Director and Director of Medical Oncology at the Weill Cornell Medical Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in New York. He has served on the Executive Review Panel at the Department of Defense – Alternative Medicine For Breast Cancer Sector and the Smithsonian Institute’s “New Frontiers in Breast Cancer and the Environment” Seminars. Board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American College of Physicians, and the New York Academy of Sciences. He is a post-doctorate fellow in molecular biology at Rockefeller University in New York City.