Cancer is it related to food?

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.

Cancer is it related to food

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?”

Is cancer related to food?

Cancer is the second cause of mortality in France. The most common are those of the breast, colon, prostate and lung. Food is a major factor in the emergence and the development of this disease.

Cancer is almost always the result of several factors, including food, whose role is better known. Food can promote the development of cancer in several ways: toxicity of certain food contaminants, possible carcinogenic role of some food additives, and especially composition of the diet with the presence too high or too low of some nutrients.

cancer

Contamination by a fungus

An example of contamination of food by a carcinogenic risk for liver substance is the presence of antitoxin: this microscopic fungus can persist in peanuts and some cereals in tropical climate is subject to extremely strict control. Continue reading “Is cancer related to food?”