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  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • Poultry and Penis Cancer
    Poultry and Penis Cancer
    The largest study to date on poultry workers found a significantly increased risk of dying from penile cancer, thought to be due to exposure to oncogenic (cancer-causing) chicken viruses, which raise...
  • Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    The association between poultry and cancer may be explained by the presence in chickens' and turkeys' flesh of industrial carcinogens such as dioxins, oncogenic (cancer-causing) viruses, and/or the...
  • EPIC Findings on Lymphoma
    EPIC Findings on Lymphoma
    In a study of a half million people, which was most associated with the risk of developing lymphoma? Red meat, processed meat, poultry, offal, eggs, or milk?
  • Coffee and Cancer
    Coffee and Cancer
    Coffee consumption is associated with a modest reduction of total cancer incidence.
  • Lung Cancer Metastases and Broccoli
    Lung Cancer Metastases and Broccoli
    The anti-proliferative effects of cruciferous vegetable phytonutrients may decrease the metastatic potential of lung cancer, the number one cancer killer of women.
  • Are Nitrates Pollutants or Nutrients?
    Are Nitrates Pollutants or Nutrients?
    Phytonutrients such as vitamin C prevent the formation of nitrosamines from nitrites, which explains why adding nitrite preservatives to processed meat can be harmful, but adding more vegetables and...
  • Bacon and Botulism
    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...
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