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Burnt marshmallows

Eating burnt marshmallows can cause cancer

What you may have heard

Consuming burnt foods or burnt marshmallows increases the risk of developing cancer.

What science tells us

Marshmallows are composed of a majority of sugars. They are eaten alone, but sometimes are roasted over a […]

2022-08-24T16:24:45+00:00Categories: Diet & nutrition|Tags: , |


Coffee causes cancer

What you may have heard

Coffee consumption can increase your risk of cancer.

What science tells us

Epidemiological Evidence

Coffee drinking is not a cause of breast, pancreatic, or prostate cancer and may even reduce the risk of endometrial, head and neck, colorectal, and […]

2022-08-24T19:17:30+00:00Categories: Diet & nutrition|Tags: , |


Acrylamide (an ingredient in some foods) increases cancer risk

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies acrylamide as a probable human carcinogen and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies acrylamide as likely to be carcinogenic to humans

2022-08-24T15:42:23+00:00Categories: Diet & nutrition|Tags: , |
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