In October of 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a research organization within the World Health Organization (WHO), released a report linking processed meat to an increased risk of cancer. The IARC estimated that every 50-gram (1.8-ounce) portion of processed meat eaten daily increases the risk of
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You may have seen the headlines, “Sugar Causes Cancer,” but is the sweet substance that is so tough to avoid really linked to an increased cancer risk? Does it exacerbate an existing cancer diagnosis? If you cut out the sugar can you, in effect, cut down your cancer risk?
Less than half of Americans are aware that alcohol can be a cancer risk, according to a 2015 survey by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). Alcohol does increase the risk of at least six cancers, so limiting consumption is among the strategies that deserves a place in your
Hot dogs, bacon, and a slew of other meat products came under the gun in October 2015 when headlines announced that eating processed meat causes cancer. However, some articles were misleading, many were confusing, and few accurately conveyed the findings published in a report from the World Health Organization’s cancer
High sugar intake may raise your risk for several types of cancer. Learn about the link between sugar and cancer here.
Here comes the sun! The human body makes vitamin D – termed the “sunshine vitamin” – when the skin is exposed to the ultraviolet B rays (UVB) in sunlight. This works because UVB radiation striking the skin…