An extensive review of 29 publications including over 800,000 participants associates total nut consumption with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and all-cause mortality.
The journal Plos Medicine published a “longitudinal” study–meaning that it followed people over time–which showed that the longer a woman was overweight or obese, the greater her risk of several cancers.
Doctor Michael Greger presents some interesting data that helps explain why a plant-based diet is an Anticancer diet.
Researchers in New Zealand find that while higher alcohol consumption is worse, even low to moderate consumption can cause the development of seven cancers, including breast, colon and liver.
A University of Pittsburgh study found that sulforaphane activates a genetic detoxification process with the potential to prevent head and neck cancers.
A study presented at the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago found that eating a Mediterranean diet, featuring olive oil, vegetables, fruits, and fish, sharply reduced the odds of breast cancer recurrence in the three years the patients were followed.