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More on food and cancer risk

Non-nutritive sweeteners, sugar substitutes Because of widespread use, many of these compounds, including aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose have been extensively studied and require approval by the FDA before they are allowed to be used for human consumption. At the...

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More on food and cancer risk

Food processing Freezing and canning are food processing methods that provide the benefit of preventing spoilage and preserving nutritional value. But much processed food is high in added fat, sugar, and salt—all of which are deleterious to the food’s nutritional...

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Diet and cancer risk

Because cancer risk varies substantially between countries and groups of people with different dietary patterns, there have been many studies looking for links between diet and cancer. There are many over-the-top claims that “superfoods” with high levels of...

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