Tag: DNA damage

Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters

[Music] the cooked meat carcinogens implicated in promoting the initiation growth and spread of breast cancer may also increase the risk of prostate cancer the mechanism through which the consumption of well-done meat may increase prostate cancer risk is via the release of mutagenic compounds during cooking the heterocyclic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are…

By Ewald Bahringer October 7, 2019 52

Meat Industry Reaction to New Cancer Guidelines

“Meat Industry Reaction to New Cancer Guidelines” What was the meat industry’s response to these leading cancer charities recommendation to stop eating processed meat, like bacon, ham, hot dogs, sausage, and lunch meat, now considered a Class 1 carcinogen. They acknowledge that the most recent international cancer prevention guidelines now urge people to avoid processed…

By Ewald Bahringer October 6, 2019 76

Black Raspberry Supplements Put to the Test

the regulation of dietary supplements in the United States has been described as too little too late dietary supplements may be adulterated with dangerous compounds be contaminated have failed to contain what they say they contain or contain unknown doses of the ingredients listed on the label be sold at toxic dosages or produce harmful…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 67

Risk Associated With Iron Supplements

“Risk Associated with Iron Supplements” Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don’t absorb enough, we risk anemia. But if we absorb too much, we may be increasing our risk of colorectal cancer, heart disease, infection, neurodegenerative disorders, and inflammatory conditions. Other conditions that have been associated with high iron intake include Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, arthritis,…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 42

Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?

“Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?” Are organic foods safer or healthier than conventional alternatives? Two separate questions. Some consumers are interested in getting more nutrients, whereas others are more concerned about getting less pesticides. Let’s do nutritious first. Hundreds of studies reviewed, and they didn’t find significant differences for most of the traditional nutrients like…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 8