All About Healthy Choices

Publication1cropped600The headline in the U.K.’s Daily MAIL online news journal read:

High-fat diets are to blame for 80% of colorectal cancers in U.S.

(REFERENCE TO THE NEWS ARTICLE: HIGH FAT DIETS LINKED TO 80% OF COLON CANCERS)

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic discovered a specific pathway linking high fat diets to COLON CANCER. Based on this conclusion, I decided to investigate the parameters of the study since the researchers included that “HEALTHY” high fat diets (ex. Ketogenic) placed individuals in the same risk category.

Publication2cropped350The study was designed using rats divided into two groups. One group received a normal “rat diet;” the second group received:

“a high-fat/HIGH SUCROSE diet (D12331) for 18 weeks.”

REFERENCE: STEM CELL REPORTS: RBP4-STRA6 Pathway Drives Cancer Stem Cell Maintenance and Mediates High-Fat Diet-Induced Colon Carcinogenesis

The study never stated whether theHIGH FATDIETconsisted of:

  1. saturated fat…

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