Category Archives: Cancer Prevention

Ultra-processed food consumption linked to Cancer

A British Medical Journal report, published this month on a recent Sorbonne University, Paris, study, highlights the association between ultra-processed food consumption and potential Cancer incidence. It emphasises the potential cancer risks from over-consumption of such foods. The study concludes that a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in the diet is associated…
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Stomach drugs, cancer and lifestyle

An association between proton pump inhibitor drugs, (PPIs) and stomach cancer has finally been positively identified. A study by the University of Hong Kong and University College London published in Gut, a leading international journal in gastroenterology and herpetology, has shown that long term use of PPIs presents a 2.4 times higher risk of developing…
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Diet and Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Research shows that diet and exercise provide powerful protection against colorectal cancer according to a recent report by the American Institute of Cancer Research and the Scotland-based Worldwide Cancer Research. ‚ÄúThis report demonstrates that there is a lot people can do to dramatically lower their risk" said Edward L Giovannucci Professor of nutrition and epidemiology…
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Cancer Prevention and Obesity

With the passing of each month the importance of healthy diet, lifestyle and exercise in Cancer Prevention becomes more evident. Recent studies in USA have shown that unhealthy lifestyle factors are responsible for over 70% of a number of different Cancers diagnosed; cancers that could well have been prevented by improved diet, a healthy lifestyle…
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