Cancer is the second leading cause of death. The most common are breast, colon, prostate and lung. Diet is a factor in the emergence and development of this disease.
Cancer is almost always the result of several factors, including diet, whose role is becoming better known. Foods can promote the development of cancer in several ways: toxicity of certain food contaminants, possible carcinogenic role of certain food additives and especially composition of the diet with the presence too high or too low in certain nutrients.
Contamination by a fungus
An example of food contamination by a substance in the liver cancer risk is the presence of aflatoxin: this fungus can persist in some peanuts and cereals in tropical climates and is monitored extremely rigorous. Continue reading “Cancer is it related to food?”