A significant association was found between dietary glycaemic index (GI) and risk of breast cancer, but not glycaemic load (GL), according to the ‘first’ study in Iran to examine carbohydrate quality with the onset of the disease.
US artisan baker Nonni’s Foods is bringing back a limited edition Limoncello Pistachio Biscotti to celebrate its partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to fight against childhood cancer.
The major UK retail chain has told BakeryandSnacks it's blackened loaves are well within limit following criticizm by The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) for selling bread that could contain higher than recommended levels of acrylamide.
The impact of obesity on cancer rates across the world – and how many cases could have been prevented – is made clear with an online data tool, launched by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) last month.
The compound believed to one of the ‘active ingredients’ in a high-fibre diet could have clinical potential to control the progression of prostate cancer in patients diagnosed in early stages of the disease, suggest researchers.
Flaxseed lignans might offer protection against breast, prostate, colon, and skin cancers while the soluble fibre they contain could help maintain steady blood sugar levels, found a review of research into the seed.
An epidemiological study in Italy concluded that there is no
indication of an association between sweetener consumption and
cancer risk - findings that lend some support to EFSA's conclusions
on the safety of aspartame.
A new study from Harvard has reported that pre-menopausal women who
eat more that one and a half servings of red per day may double
their risk of hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, compared to
women who eat less than three servings...
A human observational study has revealed that adults consuming
aspartame-containing beverages did not show any increased incidence
of certain cancers, but scientists caution that the study could
have certain "limitations"...
Omega-3 fatty acids could prevent or inhibit the growth of liver
cancer cells, say researchers from the University of Pittsburgh at
today's annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer
A recent study has found that the controversial sweetener aspartame
does not increase the incidence of tumors in mice, but the
scientists point out that this does not necessarily mean it is not
Women who consume significant amounts of vitamin B6- often found in
fortified cereals- can cut their risk of colorectal cancer,
especially if they drink, according to new research, writes
Calcium supplements, previously shown to cut the risk of colorectal
polyps, appears to have the greatest effect on advanced colorectal
adenomas, considered to be most strongly associated to invasive
colorectal cancer, according to...
In what could be seen as a blow to the fast-growing market for soy
products, a new study from the US suggests that processing soy for
use in supplements and food products could seriously reduce its
Risk assessors from the German Federal Institute for Risk
Assessment (BfR) repeated their call for the levels of acrylamide
in foods to be reduced as far and as quickly as possible. Speaking
one year after the Swedish National Food...