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April 10, 2012
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..
April 9, 2012
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..
April 6, 2012
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?
April 3, 2012
Coffee and Cancer
Coffee consumption is associated with a modest reduction of total cancer incidence.
March 21, 2012
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.
February 28, 2012
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..
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..
February 24, 2012
When Nitrites Go Bad
Nitrites in processed meat form nitrosamines, a class of potent carcinogens found in cigarette smoke, which may explain why hot dog consumption has been associated with the two leading pediatric..
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