Tag: cancer

8+ Striking Nutrition Studies Every Medical Student Should Read

In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition…

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I Beat Melanoma, Then I Went Plant-Based to Help Stay Cancer-Free

I am a cancer survivor. I was cured of melanoma about five years before adopting a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet. Having…

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This Gynecologist Is Making the WFPB Connection for Women

Dr. Padma Garvey, a gynecologist working in New York’s Hudson Valley (about 75 miles outside of New York City), has come to…

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A WFPB Diet Helped Send My Prostate Cancer Into Remission

In September 2013, six months shy of my 50th birthday, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Two urologists, including a surgeon from…

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What’s the Best Way to Lower Levels of IGF-1, the Cancer-Promoting Growth Hormone?

In the NutritionFacts.org video below, Dr. Michael Greger explores the link between obesity and the cancer-causing agent IGF-1* (insulin-like growth factor) produced…

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Meals That Heal: My Journey from Cancer Patient to Plant-Based Chef and Teacher

My early childhood memories include vivid memories of food: the smell and sizzle of bologna on a hot skillet, the oozy cheesiness…

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World Health Organization Says Processed and Red Meats Can Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report today that places processed meat in the highest of five possible classifications of cancer-causing…

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When the Love of My Life Was Given One Month to Live, a WFPB Diet Gave Us More Time

In 2011, the course of my life changed forever. My boyfriend Tom and I were creating music for films, had a band,…

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Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?

In this TED talk, Dr. William Li, President of the Angiogenesis Foundation, discusses a new way to think about treating cancer and…

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New Study: Typical American Diet and Dairy Products Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

A new study found that prostate cancer patients who ate a Western diet were 2.5 times more likely to die from the…

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Research Shows That a Healthy Diet Will Slow or Stop Most Cancers

More than 30 years ago, I performed and published the first study on the dietary treatment of breast cancer. Although it was…

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1907 New York Times Article Shows that Meat Causes Cancer.
A Century Later, Many People Still Haven’t Heard the News

In a recent NPR debate about the risks of meat-eating, I put forward the proposition that meat causes cancer. Judging by faces…

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