Milk and Cancer

 

Dairy Milk and Cancer

Dairy milk has long been a staple in many people's diets, but recent research has raised concerns about its potential link to cancer. In this blog post, we are looking at what the research says about dairy milk and cancer.

It is important to note that these associations are observational, meaning that they cannot prove that dairy milk causes cancer. However, they do suggest that there may be a link between dairy milk consumption and an increased risk of certain cancers.

Dairy Milk Specific Cancer Risks

Prostate cancer: A meta-analysis of 13 studies found that men who consumed the most dairy milk had a 10% increased risk of prostate cancer compared to men who consumed the least dairy milk.[1]

Breast cancer: A meta-analysis of 17 studies found that women who consumed the most dairy milk had a 17% increased risk of breast cancer compared to women who consumed the least dairy milk.[2]

A study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology found that even...

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Coffee and Cancer

 

Coffee appears to have some significant cancer fighting benefits. According to medical research, coffee is associated with a reduced risk of cancers. There’s even a study that found higher coffee consumption is associated with reduced mortality from colorectal cancer.

Several compounds found in coffee possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and insulin-sensitizing effects, which may contribute to anticancer activity.

In most studies 3 or more cups daily provide better protection than 1 cup daily. If you are sensitive to caffeine you may have to limit your consumption, ilute the coffee, drink early in the day, or switch to naturally decaffeinated.

Coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of many cancers including endometrial cancer, liver cancer, head and neck cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, pharyngeal cancer, melanoma, skin cancer, kidney cancer, gastric cancer, leukemia, brain cancer, and thyroid cancer.

My preference is black coffee....

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Garlic and Cancer - are there benefits?

 

Garlic Dietary Impacts on Colon Cancer and Colorectal Cancer

I did a review of the medical journals on the impact of fresh garlic and colon cancer and colorectal cancer.

Summary of studies suggesting garlic reduces the risk of colon cancer and colorectal cancer.

Studies that suggest garlic consumption reduces the risk of colon cancer and colorectal cancer.[i] [ii] [iii] [iv] [v]

Studies that suggest garlic consumption reduces the risk of colorectal cancer.[vi]

Garlic consumption does not reduce the risk of colon cancer summary.
Research evaluation in process – through 2013

Garlic consumption does not reduce the risk of colon cancer.[vii] [viii]

Garlic consumption does not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.[ix] [x]

Garlic consumption increases the risk of colon cancer.

Being overweight and consuming garlic increases the risk of colon cancer.[xi]

Increased risk in colon cancer in women.[xii]

Garlic Supplements and All Cancers.

Garlic...

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