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Alcohol and the Link to Cancer Breaking Down Nutrition for Medical Professionals

    • Nutrition

OK,  quick answer, yes or no? Does drinking alcohol raise cancer risk?







If you answered no, you’re not alone.







A national survey, by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO, revealed that most Americans, even we medical types, are unaware of alcohol and the link to cancer even when drinking small amounts.







Let’s look at alcohol in terms of how much, what type, and risk for various types of cancer. Joining me on the podcast is registered dietitian nutritionist Wendy Kaplan who specializes in oncology nutrition. She served for several years as the Director of Nutrition for a Cancer Non-profit and currently consults for non-profit community organizations.  Her focus is how medical nutrition therapy makes a difference in response to cancer treatment,  post-treatment complications and how patients feel. 







Listen now and let’s get right to the research and what you need to know about alcohol and the link to cancer.







Also check out our other podcasts:







Meat and Cancer: 3 Things to Tell Patients















Sugar: The Cancer Connection























Connect with Wendy Kaplan, MS, RDN







Facebook







Instagram 







Twitter 







Read blog posts and download recipes at https://food4healthrd.com 







Resources:

https://www.asco.org/advocacy-policy/asco-in-action/national-survey-reveals-most-americans-are-unaware-key-cancer-risk?et_cid=39746367&et_rid=1844891989&linkid=National+Cancer+Opinion+Survey

http://blog.aicr.org/2017/11/10/major-oncology-group-underscores-aicr-research-linking-alcohol-and-cancer-risks/

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180103132629.htm

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/heavy-drinkers-get-extra-brain-fuel-alcohol

http://blog.aicr.org/2019/02/11/mixed-messaging-on-red-wine-separating-myth-from-fact/

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/nutrition-basics/alcohol-and-heart-health

http://blog.aicr.org/2017/07/28/alcohol-and-diabetes-study-how-that-connects-to-cancer-risk/

https://www.rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/How-much-is-too-much/What-counts-as-a-drink/Whats-A-Standard-Drink.

OK,  quick answer, yes or no? Does drinking alcohol raise cancer risk?







If you answered no, you’re not alone.







A national survey, by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO, revealed that most Americans, even we medical types, are unaware of alcohol and the link to cancer even when drinking small amounts.







Let’s look at alcohol in terms of how much, what type, and risk for various types of cancer. Joining me on the podcast is registered dietitian nutritionist Wendy Kaplan who specializes in oncology nutrition. She served for several years as the Director of Nutrition for a Cancer Non-profit and currently consults for non-profit community organizations.  Her focus is how medical nutrition therapy makes a difference in response to cancer treatment,  post-treatment complications and how patients feel. 







Listen now and let’s get right to the research and what you need to know about alcohol and the link to cancer.







Also check out our other podcasts:







Meat and Cancer: 3 Things to Tell Patients















Sugar: The Cancer Connection























Connect with Wendy Kaplan, MS, RDN







Facebook







Instagram 







Twitter 







Read blog posts and download recipes at https://food4healthrd.com 







Resources:

https://www.asco.org/advocacy-policy/asco-in-action/national-survey-reveals-most-americans-are-unaware-key-cancer-risk?et_cid=39746367&et_rid=1844891989&linkid=National+Cancer+Opinion+Survey

http://blog.aicr.org/2017/11/10/major-oncology-group-underscores-aicr-research-linking-alcohol-and-cancer-risks/

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180103132629.htm

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/heavy-drinkers-get-extra-brain-fuel-alcohol

http://blog.aicr.org/2019/02/11/mixed-messaging-on-red-wine-separating-myth-from-fact/

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/nutrition-basics/alcohol-and-heart-health

http://blog.aicr.org/2017/07/28/alcohol-and-diabetes-study-how-that-connects-to-cancer-risk/

https://www.rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/How-much-is-too-much/What-counts-as-a-drink/Whats-A-Standard-Drink.

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