Quick Cancer Food Facts Everyone Should Know

Quick Cancer Food Facts Everyone Should Know

1. There is a strong coloration between certain types of cancer and drinking alcohol. (14) What types of cancer you might ask? Head and neck cancer, liver cancer, breast cancer and colorectal cancer. (1)

How does alcohol increase the risk of cancer?  By metabolizing (breaking down) ethanol in alcoholic drinks to acetaldehyde, which is a toxic chemical. (1) Alcohol creates a great amount of oxidation which damages cells, RNA and DNA. (1) It also impairs your body's ability to break down and absorb many different nutrients. (1)

So, partaking of the spirits may be okay once in a while but daily consumption may be something to avoid.

2. Evidence clearly indicates that cooking meats to the point where they themselves burn or charcoal may cause colorectal cancer, and other forms of cancer. (2)

So, go ahead and BBQ all you like, just don't burn those steaks and burgers or you may regret that later on.

3. Cruciferous vegetables have demonstrated strong anti-cancer properties and have been shown to reduce the risk of several types of cancer. (3)

So, load up on the broccoli and cauliflower with broccoli being the main cruciferous in the studies. (3)

Great cruciferous vegetables that you can eat any time, anywhere are easy to find at Mother Earth Products.


  1. http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/alcohol/alcohol-fact-sheet
  2. http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/diet/cooked-meats-fact-sheet
  3. http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/diet/cruciferous-vegetables-fact-sheet#q3

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