Cancer and the Plant Based Diet — A Case For Plant Based

What is Cancer


  • pain
  • weight loss without trying
  • changes in appetite
  • unexplained fatigue
  • fever
  • sores that do not heal
  • changes in skin
  • cough or hoarseness that doesn’t go away
  • unusual bleeding
  • recurrent nausea or vomiting

Risk Factors

  • smoking or tobacco use (account for 25–30% of cancers)
  • alcohol intake
  • obesity
  • chronic inflammation
  • meat and dairy cause inflammation in the body
  • on the contrary, plant foods cause virtually no inflammation within the body
  • immunosuppression
  • age and hormones
  • sunlight exposure
  • prolonged exposure to chemicals and other carcinogens

Cancer and the Plant Based Diet

  • Vegetables (and dark leafy greens)
  • Fruits
  • Plant-based protein sources
  • Whole grains (no refined grains)
  • Beans
  • Nuts
  • eliminating or eating less added sugar and oil
  • eliminating or eating less processed foods

Breast, Prostate, Colon Cancer

The China Study

Prevention and Early Detection



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