- August 31st, 2014
Researchers of the nonprofit Physicians Committee recently released six guidelines for cancer prevention, promoting a plant-based diet to provide an antioxidant boost and maintain a healthy weight. Here’s what their study recommends.
What: Skip the dairy aisle
Why: To reduce the risk of prostate cancer
- March 1st, 2013
What it is: L-carnitine is an amino acid that helps the body turn fat into energy with the help of positively charged polyatomic ions. This substance is made within the liver and kidneys and is stored in the skeletal muscles, heart, brain, and sperm.
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- June 1st, 2010
Yet another study—this one including more than half a million people—confirms what our docs have been warning us about: Eating red meat increases cancer risk. So we can’t help but wonder, Why is red meat so bad? Recent research revealed at least part of the answer as chronic inflammation.
- May 1st, 2008
Turns out smoking isn’t your only risk factor when it comes to lung disease. A study of more than 500,000 people age 50 to 71 found a link between eating red meat and this type of cancer. The study also associated red-meat intake with an elevated risk for cancers of the esophagus and liver. Why?By Meghan Rabbitt