Carcinogenic food additives

A recent study suggests that two additives which are commonly used by the food industry, polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose, favour the development of colorectal cancer. Another good reason to cook meals for oneself in order to better control the contents of one’s plate. Download the column

Richard Béliveau

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Drinking milk at an adult age is a genetic adaptation which occurred recently in evolution and which is present in only a minority of humans. According to recent studies, this tolerance to lactose provides little significant benefit, because the consumption of milk does not reduce the risk of fractures and can even slightly increase the risk of prostate
cancer. Download this column