After diagnosis: vegetable fats better; animal fats deadlier

According to a new study published on line yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine, “replacing carbohydrates and animal fat with vegetable fat may reduce the risk of all-cause mortality” among men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Diet, veggies, MEAL, and prostate cancer progression

The issue of whether changes in diet and the use of supplements affect risk for and progression of prostate cancer is regular fodder for media coverage. One of the major problems is that there has never been a large, well-controlled clinical trial that could provide definitive (“level 1″) evidence in support of the clinical benefit of any specific diet. … READ MORE …

It’s enough to make a vegan cry

The full text of a review entitled “Fruit and vegetables and cancer risk” is available on the web site of the British Journal of Cancer, and it is not good news. … READ MORE …

More unconvincing data about diet and cancer risk

Analysis of data from an 8-year-long European trial has concluded that a diet high in fruits and vegetables has only modest impact on people’s risk for cancer — but the study was again so flawed that it is hard to know what it really shows. … READ MORE …

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