STUDY DETAILS LINK BETWEEN OBESITY, CARBS AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Cases of esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma) in the US have risen in recent decades from 300,000 cases in 1973 to 2.1 million in 2001 at age-adjusted rates. A new study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology shows that these rates in the US closely mirrored trends of increased carbohydrate intake and obesity from 1973-2001.

RLCC: They are speaking here mostly about refined sugar.

Originally from EurekAlert! - Breaking News on February 24, 2008, 10:00pm

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