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Volume 37   •   Number 1  •  January 2019

Processed Meats and Cancer: It’s Not Just Nitrates

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 34,000 cancer deaths per year worldwide are attributable to diets high in processed meats. While that number pales in comparison to the one million or so global cancer deaths related to smoking, it is significant enough to warrant a hard look at …


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Editor-in-Chief
Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH
Dean, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Executive Editor
Alice H. Lichentenstein, DSc
Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition; Senior Scientist and Director, Cardiovascular Nutrition Library
Managing Editor
David A. Fryxell
Editorial Advisory Board
Jeffrey B. Blumberg, PhD
Professor; Senior Scientist and Director
Antioxidants Research Laboratory

Bess Dawson-Hughes, MD
Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology;
Senior Scientist and Director, Bone Metabolism Laboratory

Jeanne P. Goldberg, PhD, Professor; Director Nutrition Communication Program

Robin B. Kanarek, PhD
Professor, Nutrition and Behavior

Joel B. Mason, MD
Professor, Nutrition and Medicine,

Diane L. McKay
Assistant Professor
Director, Nutritional Epidemiology Program

Helen M. Rasmussen, PhD, RD,
Instructor; Senior Research Dietitian, Metabolic Research Unit

Irwin H. Rosenberg, MD
University Professor

Jennifer M. Sacheck, PhD,
Associate Professor

Tammy Scott, PhD,
Assistant Professor;
Scientist II, Neuroscience and Aging Laboratory
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