Diet and cancer: What we know and what we don’t

Diet and cancer: What we know and what we don’t

I want to share this updated commentary by Dr. Colin Champ on diet/cancer links. It’s so important to look beyond diet to support/explore your terrain.

Humans have been attempting to link diet and cancer since the dawn of time, or at least the dawn of written records. Around 400 BC, Hippocrates described treating cancer with diet.International Journal of Cancer 2014: A brief history of cancer: Age‐old milestones underlying our current knowledge database [overview article; ungraded]


Sure, he may have also mentioned using laxatives and blood-letting as well, but the message was loud and clear: for thousands of years, food has been viewed as a collection of nutrients and chemicals that is more than a source of energy. It has been viewed as something that can impact the occurrence and treatment of cancer, too.



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