Everything we eat causes cancer…sort of

This report from Science Based Medicine continues its tradition of rational and balanced reviews of medical literature – in this case the link between foods and cancer. Most such studies are of poor quality, have weak effects, and are reported in the general press in a sensational manner. But as they note, just because many results can be discounted doesn’t mean there aren’t links between some foods and cancer – the research should be done more carefully. In the mean time, eat a balanced diet with an emphasis on fruits and vegetables.


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