By: Dr. Michael Greger, Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.
American Institute for Cancer Research recommendation compliance associated not only with cancer prevention and survival but less heart and respiratory disease mortality and a longer lifespan.
My favorite cancer-specific charity is the American Institute for Cancer Research, shown here lauding the China Study and the documentary Forks Over Knives, with which they share the same bottom-line message. The healthiest diets are those that revolve around whole plant foods. This increased awareness of the importance of plant-based eating is something all of them at AICR welcome.
They then translate that advice into their Ten Recommendations for Cancer Prevention. Do we actually have evidence, though, that those that follow such advice are actually protected against cancer? We do now.
Breast cancer risk was reduced by 60% in women who met at least five…
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