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Fried Foods Linked to Prostate Cancer

Researchers found that weekly consumption of deep-fried foods such as French fries, fried fish, fried chicken and doughnuts increases the risk of prostate cancer in men by 30 to 37 percent and likewise poses a slightly greater risk of more aggressive prostate cancer. Janet L. Stanford, Ph.D. and colleagues Marni Stott-Miller, Ph.D. and Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D., all from Hutchinson Center’s Public Health Sciences Division, published their findings online in The Prostrate. For the study, the research team analyzed data from two prior case studies, which involved a total more than 1,500 men with prostate cancer and a similar number of […]

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Reducing Acrylamide Contamination

A recent report published in the journal Environmental Health reveals that many children are consuming food products containing dangerous levels of environmental contaminants, such as French fries and cookies. The research, from the University of California–Davis, looked into a broad range environmental contaminants such as heavy metals and pesticides, and a naturally occurring compound called acrylamide. Acrylamide forms in carbohydrate-rich foods that are cooked in very high temperatures. Starchy foods such as potato chips, French fries, and bread have been found to contain acrylamide, a potent carcinogen.  Along with other toxins found in food, these substances pose a risk to […]

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