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April 30, 2014
Cancer Risk From French Fries
The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
March 17, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin Reprogramming Cancer Cell Death
The spice turmeric appears to be able to switch back on the self-destruct mechanism within cancer cells.
March 12, 2014
Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer
Dramatically lower cancer rates in India may in part be attributable to their more plant-based, spice-rich diet.
May 22, 2013
Breast Cancer Risk: Red Wine vs. White Wine
Modest lifestyle changes that include the avoidance of alcohol may cut the odds of breast cancer in half, but certain grapes appear to contain natural aromatase inhibitors that may undermine the...
January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
February 27, 2012
Bacon and Botulism
The nitrite preservatives in processed meats such as bologna, bacon, ham, and hot dogs form carcinogenic nitrosamines but also reduce the growth of botulism bacteria, forcing regulators to strike a...
November 9, 2009
#1 Anticancer Vegetable
There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
October 2, 2009
Apples & Breast Cancer
Can an apple a day significantly reduce cancer risk?
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