Environmental Nutrition (EN)

Volume 41   •   Number 6  •  June 2018

The Scoop: Sugar and Cancer Risk

sugar and cancer

It’s true that glucose, the form of sugar that circulates in your blood, is fuel for cancer cells, but healthy cells need glucose too. The rapid growth of cancer cells means they need more fuel than normal cells. Thus, some people have suggested that avoiding all sugar could “starve” cancer …

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Sharon Palmer, RDN
Contributing Editors
Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND
Matthew Kadey, MS, RD
Marsha McCulloch, MS< RD
Heidi McIndoo, MS, RD
Sharon Salomon, MS, RD
Judith Thalheimer, RD
Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE
Ellie Wilson, MS, RD
Lori Zanteson
Group Direcotr
Diane Muhlfeld
Editorial Advisory Board
Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD
Isobel, Contentro, PhD
Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD
Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RD
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