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Nutrition for Cancer Prevention (dropbox.com)
7 points by dsr12 84 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments



this text is written by a non-expert on a much-debated topic. it hits several controversial points with no background provided. but you do get internal inconsistencies, as others have pointed out. weak.


Seems the gist is to "eat your vitamins", which seems like a bad idea to me if you're trying to fight cancers.

Also, "cancer" is a small subset of oncology". Most people probably encounter benign tumors during their life.


There is (at least) one inconsistency: the document starts with the statement that the Mediterranean diet is optimal, but later on it advises to avoid whole milk dairy products. In fact, cheese is an important component of the Mediterranean diet. And it is consistent with current research that was reported on HN repeatedly. [0]

[0] https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13637273




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