Thursday, August 02, 2007

Diet and Breast Cancer - no connection?!?

This study received a lot of press. They found that eating a very healthy diet did not influence breast cancer recurrence or survival. This study has some major flaws and we really appreciated this article spelling them out.

Here are the major points from the article:

When you ask people questions about how they eat, they generally make it sound better than it is. From the looks of it, the womens diet did not change much.

The "high vegetable" diet was averaging two servings a day?

The women were not well educated about what truly constitutes a healthy diet.