Post Tagged with: "Breast Cancer"

Inadequate Fiber Consumption Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Inadequate fiber intake appears to be a risk factor for breast cancer, which can explain why women eating plant-based diets may be at lower risk. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/fiber-vs-breast-cancer/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Stool Size and Breast Cancer Risk

Larger bowel movements are associated with lower risk of appendicitis, colon cancer, constipation, and diverticulitis. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2012/05/03/stool-size-and-breast-cancer-risk/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue

Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue

Levels of flame retardant chemical pollutants (PBDE) in the tissues of women from around the world are compared. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/03/19/pollutants-in-californian-breast-tissue/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Vegan Diet Protects Against Cancers

Vegan diet protects against cancer, compared with nonvegetarian diets, according to a new study published by the American Association for Cancer Research. Researchers analyzed 69,120 participants as part of the Adventist Health Study-2 and found that beyond the reduced risk for overall cancer, vegan diet significantly reduced the risk of gastrointestinal cancers (stomach, colon, pancreas, etc.) and female-specific cancers (breast, […]

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Anti-Breast Cancer: The ‘Three Strikes’ Carcinogen to Avoid

You may have heard a lot recently about how a chemical that is formed from cooking meat is carcinogenic (cancer-causing), but recent studies show that the scope of what’s bad for you in terms of meat is actually expanding. We’ve known since 1939 that there were “cancer-producing substances” in roasted meat. Scientists have since identified the compounds as heterocyclic amines. […]

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Dr. Greger: Cancer-Proofing Your Body

Two weeks on a plant-based diet appears to significantly enhance cancer defenses against breast cancer and colon cancer cells. The blood of those eating a vegan diet for a year suppresses cancer cell growth nearly eight times better. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/01/31/cancer-proofing-your-body/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea

Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea

Using the cooked meat carcinogen PhIP to turn normal breast cells cancerous, researchers explore the use of green tea to interrupt this malignant transformation. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cancer-interrupted-green-tea/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Dr. Greger: Cooked Meat Stimulates Breast Cancer Cells

DNA-damaging chemicals formed when meat is cooked stimulate breast cancer cells almost as much as pure estrogen and can infiltrate the ducts where most breast cancers arise. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer

What’s wrong with just drinking apple juice? See Dr. Greger’s video Apple Juice May Be Worse Than Sugar Water. Peeling conventionally grown apples does get rid of a significant proportion of the pesticides, but the benefits of eating the peels (even from conventional apples) far outweighs any risk that may come from the pesticide exposure. Of course one can get all the […]

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Nonhuman Molecules Lining Our Arteries

The foreign meat molecule Neu5Gc builds up in human cancerous tumors and atherosclerotic plaques and may play an inflammatory role in the progression of both these diseases. See The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc for background and Friday’s video-of-the-day How Tumors Use Meat to Grow: Xeno-Autoantibodies for the role it might play in cancer growth. Inflammation (also caused by exogenous endotoxins) is […]

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