Article by PCRM. Obesity increases the risk of developing or dying from several forms of cancer, according to a literature review published in BMJ. Researchers reviewed more than 200 meta-analyses focused on links between cancer indices and mortality. An increased BMI showed strong links to developing cancers such as colorectal, esophageal, pancreatic, and others by as much as 56 percent.
Brenda Davis, RD, internationally renowned speaker and educator, godmother of plant-based nutrition, and the 2022 Plantrician Project Luminary Award winner, discusses her planned lecture with Dr. Scott Stoll in advance of the 10th Annual Int'l Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. In this quick but informative interview, Ms. Davis discusses her planned lecture for PBNHC2022 including:
- What we know about the different in nutritional intake and diet quality across differing dietary patterns.
- Detail about the specific nutrients of concern at various stages of the Lifecycle – from infancy to old age including our needs for: protein, iron, zinc, calcium, b12, iodine, omega fatty acids and more.
- Two of the most exciting things her research on plant-based nutrition has revealed in recent years.