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|Milk Consumption and Prostate Cancer|
Milk Consumption and Prostate Cancer Abstract Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies worldwide, with an estimated 400,000 new cases diagnosed annually. Its incidence and mortality have been associated with milk or dairy product consumption in intern
|Nutrition and Prostate Health|
By Neal D. Barnard, M.D. The prostate is an organ that sits snuggled up under the bladder. Its biological purpose is to produce semen. As time goes on, however, many men have an enlargement of their prostates, causing annoying and sometimes painful urinary problems. The prostate is also the number-one cancer spot
|Nutrition and Prostate Health|
The prostate is an organ that sits snuggled up under the bladder. Its biological purpose is to produce semen. As time goes on, however, many men have an enlargement of their prostates, causing annoying and sometimes painful urinary problems. The prostate is also the number-one cancer spot in a man’s body. Th
|Health Concerns about Dairy Products|
Many Americans still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks. Osteoporosis Milk’s main selling point is calcium, and milk-drinking is touted fo
Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Survival > Nutrition and Prostate Health > Obesity Linked to the Return of Prostate Cancer Men who have been treated for prostate cancer are less likely to have a recurrence if they maintain a healthy weight, according to a recent study in the j
|Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Survival|
By Neal Barnard, M.D. Just as women on high-fat Western diets have more estrogens circulating in their blood and a higher risk of cancer of reproductive organs, a similar process occurs in men. High-fat diets alter the amounts of testosterone, estrogen, and other hormones i
|Vegetarian Diets for Children: Right from the Start|
Vegetarian Diets for Children: Right from the Start Eating habits are set in early childhood. Choosing a vegetarian diet can give your child—and your whole family—the opportunity to learn to enjoy a variety of wonderful, nutritious foods. Children raised on fruits, ve
|Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: Milk Does a Body Bad|
Actor and WWE wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will ask millions of football fans “got milk?” in a commercial airing during next month’s Super Bowl. But PCRM’s nutrition education director Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., has a question for the milk marketers behind the ad: “Got trut
|Coca-Cola's Project Mother Initiative to Develop Cow's Milk Products Targeting Children|
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W. Suite 400 Washington, DC 20016 February 28, 2001 Trey Paris, Manager Issues Communication Global Communications Coca-Cola Company P.O. Box 1734 Atlanta, GA 30301 via facsimile: 404-515-6428 Dear Mr. Paris: I am writing to express the
|Editorial: It Has Something for Everyone to Worry About|
As scientific investigators have traced the causes of heart disease, cancer, arthritis, migraines, and digestive problems, the least likely suspect had to be milk. We poured it on our cereal, pushed it on our children, and couldn’t imagine it to be anything
|Foods for Prostate Cancer Survival|
By Neal D. Barnard, M.D. Many research studies have shown how foods affect the risk of developing prostate cancer. Vegetables and fruits reduce the risk, while dairy products and fatty foods appear to increase it. But what about after cancer has been diagnosed? Will a change in eating habits help a man beat the
|Are Federal Dietary Guidelines Racially Biased?|
The federal dietary guidelines that form the blueprint for school lunches and virtually all other nutrition programs have evolved only very slowly since the first food guides were published in 1916. In spite of the advances in nutrition knowledge that have occurred over the past eight decades, the g
|A Brief History of Milk Promotion|
1970: The United Dairy Industry Association is formed. 1983: Congress enacts the Dairy and Tobacco Adjustment Act and the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board is created. The USDA approves the checkoff program. 1992: Distinguished pediatrician Benjamin Spock, M.D., joins PCRM’s call for parental warnings
|What is Lactose Intolerance?|
What is Lactose Intolerance? Understanding Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest the milk sugar lactose, causing gastrointestinal symptoms of flatulence, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea in some individuals. This results from a s
|Meat Consumption and Cancer Risk|
The World Health Organization has determined that dietary factors account for at least 30 percent of all cancers in Western countries and up to 20 percent in developing countries. When cancer researchers started to search for links between diet and cancer, one of the