to Reduce Your Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Ben Kim
to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer
Instittute, regular intake of red meat, pork, and processed meats can significantly
increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
study analyzed the dietary habits of more than 190,000 people and found that those
who ate the highest amounts of processed meats had a 68 percent increased risk
of developing pancreatic cancer compared to people who ate the smallest amounts
of processed meats. People who ate the most pork and red meat had a 50 percent
increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer compared to those who ate the smallest
amount of pork and red meat.
the study found no link between risk for pancreatic cancer and dietary intake
of saturated fat, cholesterol,
total fat, dairy products,
eggs, fish, or chicken.
on their findings, the authors of the study suggest that increased risk for the
development of pancreatic cancer among people who eat large amounts of processed
meats, pork, and red meat is likely attributable to cancer-causing compounds that
are formed with certain
cancer is the 4th leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. Statistics
show that it is slightly more common in men than women, and risk of developing
pancreatic cancer increases with age.
there are many factors that can contribute to the development of pancreatic cancer,
the major ones that I know of are:
- Excessive intake
intake of processed meats and any meat that has been cooked at high temperatures
are some concrete steps that you can take to decrease your risk of developing
the four risk factors listed above.
regular intake of natural vitamin
or eliminate intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates.
or eliminate intake of unhealthy fats
at obtaining deep, restful sleep every
how to effective manage your emotional stressors.
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