no alcoholSeveral recent articles in medical publications about reducing cancer risks point out the benefits of (a) reducing alcohol consumption and (b) adopting a plant-based diet.

This news is not surprising because alcohol depresses the ability of the body’s immune system to destroy cancer cells that arise in the body, while abdominal body fat produces molecules cytokines that promote inflammation and help cancers to grow.

Oncology Nurse Advisor, January 9, 2015: “Less alcohol and plant-based diet can decrease obesity-related cancer risk”


Medical News, January 6, 2015: “Low alcohol consumption, plant-based diet reduce risk of obesity-related cancers”


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