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Processed Meats Elevate Thyroid Cancer Risk

Thyroid Cancer Illustration
​The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland located in the front part of the neck that produces the hormones thyroxine and calcitonin. Thyroid cancer is a common endocrine cancer, and it is also the most rapidly increasing cancer diagnosis in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimated that over 50,000 cases of thyroid cancer would ...
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Is there a relationship between red or processed meat intake and obesity? A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Consistent consumers of red and processed meat may be more prone to suffer from obesity, develop unhealthy body mass index (BMI), and have high waist circumference.

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Red and processed meat consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer: meta-analysis of prospective studies.

​High dietary intake of red and processed meats may increase pancreatic cancer risk.

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Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.

​High intake of red and processed meats may increase total, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality risk in both men and women.

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Thyroid cancer risk and dietary nitrate and nitrite intake in the Shanghai women's health study.

​A surge in thyroid cancer risk is associated with frequent consumption of animal foods rich in nitrites, such as processed meats.

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Proportion and number of cancer cases and deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors in the United States.

​Unhealthy lifestyle and dietary habits, such as cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, physical inactivity, and consumption of diets high in red and processed meats and low in fruits, vegetables, fiber, and calcium, may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer.

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Red meat consumption and risk of stroke in Swedish men.

​High dietary intake of processed meats may elevate the risk of developing stroke in Swedish men.

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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk and Meat Intake

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 2.1 percent of men and women in the United States will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at some point during their lifetime. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that originates in white blood cells known as lymphocytes. The lymphocytes are an essential component of the immune sy...
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Red meat intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a meta-analysis.

Regular consumers of red and processed meats may be highly vulnerable to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Red and Processed Meat Consumption Increases Risk for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A PRISMA-Compliant Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

Frequent consumption of red and processed meats may increase the likelihood of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Meat intake and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

High risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma is associated with Habitual consumption of high meat diets.

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Association between processed meat and red meat consumption and risk for glioma: a meta-analysis from 14 articles.

Frequent consumers of processed meats may a have high tendency of developing glioma.

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