The breast cancer/dietary fat relationship, once a key point in getting American women to switch their eating habits, has now been seriously challenged. A prominent Harvard study of nearly 90,000 American nurses,
(In response to a reader's question concerning Dr. Mercola's views on The China Study) I've seen the views of Dr. Mercola several times, and this is my response:
Question: What is your response to: "A role for milk proteins and their peptides in cancer prevention", by PW Parodi (Current Pharmaceutical Design 13: 813-828, 2007).
As an animal rights activist, I am very curious about your rat studies. My question is hypothetical. If the politics of research funding were not so animal model dependent, and you would have been funded for the China Study without first doing the rat research, …
Answer to a Reader's Question: Although there are many arguments favoring the nutritional imbalance explanation of cancer, one of the more striking for me was the experimental animal studies discussed in Chapter 3 in my book, The China Study.