Welcome to Cancer-Forums.net!   


Useful Links:

American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
Cancer Definition

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Pancreatic Cancer Discussions

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby brathach13 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:55 pm

Please provide a source as well, thanks!
Posts: 1099
Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:42 am

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby Enyeto » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:57 pm

A diet high in red and processed meat is known to contribute to the development of some colorectal cancers; therefore a diet which restricts or excludes these reduces your risk. Very little is actually known about what causes cancer, but that link is a s well established as the link between smoking and lung cancer.

A diet high in red and processed meat is also thought to be a possible risk factor for pancreatic cancer, and is thought to possibly increase the risk of stomach cancer.

A diet high in dairy is thought to be a possible risk factor in prostate cancer.

That really is about it for any known connection between meat and the 200+ diseases that come under the umbrella title of cancer.

It's actually thought that fish could reduce the risk of colon cancer, although, like all the cancer/diet connections it's not been conclusively shown. But the evidence is strong enough for Cancer Research UK to include it in their information on cancer and diet.

There is no known connection between meat and dairy consumption and breast cancer, as someone has suggested. There have been a few studies which have suggested a possible connection, but if the same team did another study they might find the opposite suggested - that's in the nature of studies. They suggest possibilities for further research, rather than providing proof. Certainly there have been major and respected studies suggesting that milk consumption might protect against breast cancer.

In case you think I'm a committed meat-eater to have posted this information - no, I'm a vegan of many years (and vegetarian for many years before that), and I was diagnosed with breast cancer after several years of veganism.

We don't do ourselves any favours as vegetarians and vegans by making exaggerated and unproven claims for the health benefits of veg*nism

The greatest risk factor for most cancers is getting older - most people diagnosed with cancer are over 60 http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/type/bowel-... http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/type/breast... http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/type/prosta...

Posts: 56
Joined: Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:22 am

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby Maryann » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:58 pm

Maybe the most important, directly linked to consuming animal products, are colon and breast cancer.
They have found that these two occur more often in populations with a high levels of fat consumption.
Posts: 61
Joined: Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:47 am

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby Backstere » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:00 pm

Hello. Cancer usually comes from a saturation of some substances called free radicals which affect the groth section of a DNA string in a cell. It causes the cell to keep growing and multiply until cancers are formed. The best defense against free radicals are anti-oxidants (vitamins basicly) which are very common in fresh vegetables ( I'm talking about fresh of the stalk/tree/bush, not the ones that have been imported from God knows wheree and end up on yoru plate weeks after they were picked. Being a vegetarian helps one get more vitamins and antioxidants in the body and thusly makes your body more resistant to cancers and pretty much all disease. However, you should not test that resistance by smoking, breathing polluted air, microwaving your food etc.
Posts: 56
Joined: Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:49 pm

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby caspar » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:02 pm

You can read about it here-Vegetarian Foods: Powerful for Health

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Posts: 395
Joined: Wed Oct 03, 2012 7:07 pm

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby Drych » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:05 pm

I don't pretend to have any facts to base this on but I imagine risk stomach cancer is a factor of eating meat as we generally struggle to digest it.
Posts: 58
Joined: Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:07 am

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby Cadda » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:09 pm

Contrary to what a few of us vegetarians declare, consuming healthful is not continuously extraordinary inexpensive--when you desire your meals to be fascinating and engaging, that's... Coupons are a pleasant method to get meals inexpensive--and even loose if you are inventive--however you do not see many coupons for recent end result and greens. However, they're valued at saving for units like rice, pasta, cous-cous, oatmeal, canned greens and beans. Match up the ones coupons with an object on sale, and you'll be able to quite stretch your price range. (If you are no longer too embarrassed to dig via your buddies' trash on recycling day, you do not even have got to purchase a newspaper!) Also, verify out any regional ethnic markets (Hispanic, Indian, Korean, Thai). They ordinarily have significant amounts of dried beans, rice and repeatedly recent greens for a quite well fee. Dried beans are extraordinary-inexpensive, however many folks are grew to become off by way of them in view that they take longer to arrange. But when you get used to doing a little bit enhance making plans (soaking them the day earlier than cooking), you can discover they're valued at the trouble. And there are such a lot of one-of-a-kind sorts. Farmers markets also are best. When I was once younger and unmarried, I lived close a pleasant one. Many of the farmers bought their greens quite inexpensive, even though repeatedly they have been in amounts that have been too significant for my one-character loved ones. But... ordinarily whilst I requested a farmer if I would purchase say, one turnip or bell pepper alternatively of a quart, they could simply hand me the unmarried vegetable without cost. You too can ask the folks you purchase from mostly if they're inclined to deliver you a few of their bruised stuff without cost. Most of them are inclined to aid out when you do not need a lot cash and also you ask well. They have plenty extra flexibility than the grocery shops. But the satisfactory factor I can recommend is to speculate a little bit of your price range up entrance in a few top satisfactory herbs and spices. Again, ethnic shops or markets have those at less expensive costs than consistent supermarkets, and they're ordinarily brisker than the pre-packaged stuff. You cannot think how a lot more fascinating those additions will make your meals. Once you be taught to make use of them, you may also discover they may be able to substitute much less healthy constituents like butter, oil, salt or heavy sauces. My mother continuously instructed me "If you'll be able to learn, you'll be able to cook dinner." Learning to cook dinner a form of meals was once probably the most satisfactory potential I ever obtained. I think it is rough to have the funds for relationship to your price range, however I can promise you, cooking an incredible meal for a date will win you tremendous features. Best desires!
Posts: 54
Joined: Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:11 am

What Kinds Of Cancer Does A Vegetarian Diet Help Lower The Risk Down?

Postby putnam » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:10 pm

Many types refer to source below
Posts: 198
Joined: Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:08 pm

Return to Pancreatic Cancer


  • Related topics
    Last post