Why Is Breast
Cancer Becoming Commoner?
It's difficult to open a newspaper or magazine these days
without seeing yet another explanation for the rising incidence of breast
The real answer is breathtakingly simple.
commercially and politically inconvenient.)
Carcinogens (cancer causing
chemicals) used on farms and given to farm animals remain in the meat sold by
butchers (and in meat products).
When the meat is eaten the carcinogens
are stored in human fat.
The female breast is a major store of body fat.
A normal, healthy human breast is, indeed, largely fat.
And so a normal,
healthy female breast becomes a major repository for cancer causing
And so, as more cancer inducing chemicals are used on farms,
the incidence of breast cancer is rising.
(Anyone who doubts this should
know that breast cancer is commoner in countries where a lot of meat is eaten
than it is countries where not much meat is eaten.)
In Britain the Press
Complaints Commission has forbidden me to mention this. And the Advertising
Standards Authority have forbidden me to advertise my book (Food For
Thought) with the words `Meat causes cancer' in the
Well, the Meat and Livestock Commission (a
branch of the British Government) has complained that these claims `are damaging
to the industry' and `could be greatly disturbing to the public'.
Copyright Vernon Coleman November 2006 Read more about
meat and cancer in Vernon Coleman's books Food for Thought and
Coleman's Laws - available from the shop on this website and from all
good bookshops everywhere.