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Diet a Factor in One and Three Cancers

During a European Conference on Nutrition and Cancer in Lyon, France, in June, 2001, numerous studies under the heading European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC) were presented. EPIC linked dietary factors and lack of exercise to an increased risk of cancer and supported the long-held belief that some food could increase… Read More

High Glycemic Diet and Cancer: More evidence for a connection

It's certainly not news to readers of the Atkins Advantage Newsletter that we at Atkins are no fans of sugar. Far more damaging to the body than fat, sugar is responsible for a host of ills ranging from depressing the immune system to increasing the risk for acne and cavities.… Read More

Mechanisms Linking Diet and Colorectal Cancer: the Possible Role of Insulin Resistance

The similarity of the risk factors for colorectal cancer and those for insulin resistance have been noted, and it has been suggested that insulin resistance leads to colorectal cancer through the lesion-promoting effect of elevated levels of insulin, glucose or triglycerides. This review includes evidence from observational, epidemiological and experimental… Read More

The Importance of the Low Glycemic Impact, Part 2

Research confirms the long-term advisability of eating foods with a low glycemic rating.One of the latest installments of the famed Harvard Nurses Study (conducted since 1976) confirms the importance of the glycemic index. Researchers tracked the dietary habits and the health of 75,521 nurses for 10 years. The research team discovered that… Read More