Food and Cancers

Close links between metabolic syndrome, hyperinsulinemia, insulin like growth factor and development and progression of several cancers are being unravelled. It is now clear that modern diet and life style are fueling the cancer epidemic.

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No evidence to link meat consumption and colorectal cancer: A population-based case–control study has found no association between meat consumption and incidence of colorectal cancer [Tabatabaei SM et al. Meat consumption and cooking practices and the risk of colorectal cancer European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2011;65:668–675; doi:10.1038/ejcn.2011.17]

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Higher Blood sugar Increases Cancer Risk Abnormal glucose metabolism, independent of BMI, is associated with an increased risk of cancer overall and at several cancer sites, with stronger associations among women than among men, and for fatal cancer compared to incident cancer Stocks T et al., Blood Glucose and Risk of Incident and Fatal Cancer in the Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer Project (Me-Can): Analysis of Six Prospective Cohorts. PLoS Med 2009;6(12): e1000201 | Report

Elevated Insulin Linked To Increased Breast Cancer Risk Report; More; More

Dietary Patterns and Risk of Mortality From Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and All Causes:
See Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of and Mortality From Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke in Women – Circulation, Feb 2009 | A Prospective Cohort of Women; Circulation, 2008;118:230-237 | Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in 52 Countries

Cancers Linked To HRT (Once Promoted For Prevention Of Osteoporosis In Post Menopausal Women)
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