DONATE
FOR PHYSICIANS
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
ETHICAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION
MEDIA CENTER
LEGISLATIVE FOCUS
CLINICAL RESEARCH
EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE
MEMBERSHIP
SHOP

Connect with Us

 

 

The Physicians Committee



2014nutrition-matching


BREAKING MEDICAL NEWS June 9, 2014

Researchers Issue Stronger Guidelines for Preventing Cancer

June 9, 2014

Researchers encourage the consumption of soy products, fruits, and vegetables.

A group of researchers has recommended applying the precautionary principle to food choices that probably, if not conclusively, increase cancer risk as shown in a recent report in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The precautionary principle is typically applied to toxins that are likely harmful to health, but where evidence is not yet complete.

The researchers conclude that based on this approach, it’s best to limit or avoid alcohol, dairy products, red and processed meat products, and meats cooked at high temperatures. Conversely, they encourage the consumption of soy products, fruits, and vegetables.

For more details, read Applying the Precautionary Principle to Nutrition and Cancer here.

Gonzales JF, Barnard ND, Jenkins DJ, et al. Applying the precautionary principle to nutrition and cancer. J Am Coll Nutr. Published ahead of print May 28, 2014.
 

Subscribe to the Physicians Committee's Breaking Medical News.

Breaking Medical News is a service of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016, 202-686-2210. Join the Physicians Committee and receive the quarterly magazine, Good Medicine.



Media Contact: 
Jessica Frost
202-527-7342
jfrost@pcrm.org

Related: 

Applying the Precautionary Principle to Nutrition and Cancer

Researchers Unveil Six Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention (PDF)


 
This site does not provide medical or legal advice. This Web site is for informational purposes only.
Full Disclaimer | Privacy Policy

The Physicians Committee
5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016
Phone: 202-686-2210     Email: pcrm@pcrm.org