Study Shows Benefit of Vegetarian Diet in Helping Protect against Colorectal Cancer – Director’s Choice

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Analyzed data on 77,659 participants in The Adventist Health Study 2 revealed that when compared to non-vegetarians, all those in the vegetarian groups had a 19% borderline statistically significant reduced risk of colon cancer and a 22 % non-statistically significant reduced risk of colorectal cancers. (more…)

Vitamin E and Calcium May Curb Harms of Consuming Cured Meats – Director’s Choice

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Curing meats is used for preservation but usually uses nitrates which are chemicals that have a cancer risk. In an animal study those supplemented with calcium had 67% lower levels of a material linked to cell damage and 52% less of  precancerous lessions. Vitamin E had 48% lower levels of precancerous lesions. (more…)

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