Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods

4 Views
NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
08 Jul 2020

Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org's free newsletter to receive our fasting infographic that covers the latest research on the risks and benefits of different types of fasting: https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe.

DESCRIPTION: Though the most concentrated sources of the toxic metal cadmium are cigarette smoke, seafood, and organ meats, does greater consumption from whole grains and vegetables present a concern?

There are other toxins in cigarette smoke also found in food. See
• Estrogenic Cooked Meat Carcinogens (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/estrogenic-cooked-
• Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/heterocyclic-amine
• Fukushima and Radioactivity in Seafood (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/fukushima-and-radi

Toxic metals have also been found in dietary supplements. See for example, Get the Lead Out (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/get-the-lead-out/) and Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/heavy-metals-in-pr

Mercury is also a serious problem. See:
• California Children are Contaminated (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/california-childre
• Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/mercury-vs-omega-3
• Nerves of Mercury (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/nerves-of-mercury/
• Mercury in Corn Syrup? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/mercury-in-corn-sy

More on pollution in seafood can be found in:
• Fish and Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/fish-and-diabetes/
• Diabetes and Dioxins (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/diabetes-and-dioxi
• Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/pollutants-in-salm
• Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Alleriges (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/alkylphenol-endocr
• Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/dietary-sources-of

Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/cadmium-and-cancer and he'll try to answer it!

Image Credit: NASA via Wikimedia.

https://NutritionFacts.org
• Subscribe: https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe/
• Donate: https://nutritionfacts.org/donate/
• How to Survive a Pandemic: https://nutritionfacts.org/how....-to-survive-a-pandem
• How Not to Die: https://nutritionfacts.org/book
• How Not to Diet: https://nutritionfacts.org/how-not-to-diet/
• Facebook: www.facebook.com/NutritionFacts.org
• Twitter: www.twitter.com/nutrition_facts
• Instagram: instagram.com/nutrition_facts_org/
• Podcast : https://nutritionfacts.org/audio/

Show more


0 Comments Sort By

No comments found