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HEALTH MINISTRIES DEPARTMENT


KONFERENS DKI JAKARTA & SEKITARNYA
2010
DIET & CANCER
Cancer Can Be Prevented
How Cancer Occurs
Every cell has DNA for reproduction.
Cancer damage the DNA material in the
cell.
Every cell has an accelerator pedal for cell
division and a brake pedal.
Cancer occurs when there is damage to the
accelerator or brake pedal.
Cancer cells make abnormal protein. Many
damaged cells do not survive.
More Reasons to be Feared
Significant weight loss
Significant muscle loss
Changes in physical appearance
Loss of hair
Severe episodes of pain
Decreased intellectual functioning
Memory loss
Profound personality changes
Near delirium
Cancer Warning Signs
A change in bowel or bladder habits
A sore that does not heal
Unusual bleeding or discharge
Thickening of a lump in the breast or elsewhere
Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing
Obvious change in a wart or mole
Nagging cough or hoarseness
Is Knowing and Following the Cancer
Warning Signs and Undergoing
Screening the Best Way to Prevent
Cancer?
Most cancer deaths are prevented before
cancer ever forms to begin with
By knowing and avoiding carcinogens
By boosting and maintaining the immune
system
The Number One Carcinogen
The Number One Carcinogen
Lung Liver
Lip Pancreas
Mouth (oral cavity) Bladder
Throat (pharynx) Kidney
Voice box (larynx) Cervix
Trachea (wind pipe) Leukemia
Esophagus Colon
Stomach Skin
Penis
Alcohol
Causes 75% of all esophageal cancers
Causes 50% of all mouth cancers
Causes 50% of all larynx cancers
Causes 30% of all liver cancers
Increases risk of colon and rectal cancer
Increases risk of breast cancer
11% of all cancer deaths or up to 60,000
deaths per year related to alcohol
Coffee Use and Cancer

Mortality risk ratio bladder cancer for men

Non coffee users = 1 2+ cups/day = 2


Coffee Use and Cancer

Mortality risk ratio bladder cancer for men

Non coffee users = 1 2+ cups/day = 2

Caffeine is a co-carcinogen
Caffeine is linked to cancers of the
kidney, breast, colon, pancreas and ovary
Theobromine Increases Prostate
Cancer Risk
Item Theobromine content
Cadbury milk chocolate, 1 ounce 44 mg

Chocolate syrup, 2 tablespoons 8 mg


(1 fl oz.)

Chocolate flavor mix in whole 120 mg


milk (2 to 3 heaping teaspoons in
8 ounces of whole millk)
A Dangerous Carcinogen in
Charcoal-Broiled Meat
Benzopyrene in 2 lb.
Charcoal-broiled steak } ={
Benzopyrene in smoke
from 600 cigarettes
Dietary Fat and Breast Cancer
Deaths
FEMALE
25
Canada
U.S.A.
20 Malta Australia
Death Sweden W. Germany
rate per
100,000 15 France
Finland
Portugal Poland
10 Venezuela Greece
Hong Kong
Japan Mexico
5
Thailand
20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160
Total dietary fat intake (g/day) 1944-66
Prostate Cancer Deaths in Japan
22

Mortality 18
rate per
100,000 14
> 55 years old
10

6
All ages
2
< 54 years old
0
1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985
Year
What a Low Fat Diet does to
Precancerous Skin Lesions
Number of Lesions
On low fat diet
(21% or less calories from fat)
3

On average diet
(approx. 39% calories from fat)

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Meat Use and Breast Cancer Risk

Category Risk
Low socioeconomic 1
status eating meat
occasionally, rarely, or
not at all
High socioeconomic 8.5
status eating meat
daily
Meat Increases Colon Cancer
Risk
Frequency of eating Colon cancer risk,
beef, pork, or lamb percent increase
Less than once per month 0
Once per month to once per week 39
Two to four times per week 50
Five to six times per week 84
Daily or more 149
Biomagnification of DDD
Insecticide
Sample Site DDD, ppm
Lake water 0.02

Phytoplankton (living in DDD-contaminated water) 5

Herbivorous fish (they eat the phytoplankton) 40-300

Carnivorous fish (they eat the herbivorous fish) up to 2500

In parts per million (ppm) in Clear Lake, CA


DDT Analyzed in the Breast
Milk of Human Mothers
Vegetarians with significant levels--8%
Meat Eaters with significant levels--99%
Summary List of Cancer-Causing
Agents
Tobacco Eggs, milk, cheese:
Alcohol Saturated fat
Excess Fat Toxins
Meat: Viruses
Saturated fat Coffee
Nitrosamines Excess sun exposure
Excessive iron Asbestos
Toxins: Wood dust
Benzopyrene (from Excess sugar in the diet
cooking) Genital powder and genital
PCB, DDT, DDE deodorant sprays
Boosting the Immune System

The Second Step to Preventing


Cancer Before it Ever Forms
Beta Carotene, Vitamin A and
other Carotenoids
Reduce the risk of lung cancer
Reduce the risk of prostate cancer
Reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer
May reduce the risk of other tissue-lining
cancers
High Level Carotene (Vitamin A)
Foods
Food Serving size %RDA
Lettuce 5 leaves 10
Collard greens, cooked 1/2 cup 18
Watermelon, slice 1x10 in. 1 serving 18
Broccoli, cooked 1 cup 22
Apricots, whole 3 each 28
Turnip greens, cooked 1/2 cup 40
Kale, cooked 1/2 cup 48
Spinach, cooked 1/2 cup 74
*By cooking carrots the indigestible fiber membranes are broken down leaving
more vitamin A available for absorption. Recommended Dietary Allowance for
Vit. A or Carotene, female 800 RE (1 Retinol equivalent = 10 IU)
High Level Carotene (Vitamin A)
Foods
Food Serving size %RDA
Mixed vegetables, frozen 1 cup 78
Cantaloupe half 86
Sweet red bell peppers 1 each 135
Sweet potato, peeled after baking 1 med. 249
Pumpkin, cooked 1/2 cup 271
Carrots, raw 1 cup 309
Carrots, cooked* 1 cup 383
Orange Yams, peeled after baking 1 cup 436

*By cooking carrots the indigestible fiber membranes are broken down leaving
more vitamin A available for absorption. Recommended Dietary Allowance for
Vit. A or Carotene, female 800 RE (1 Retinol equivalent = 10 IU)
Vitamin C
Reduces Nitrosamines
Anti-oxidant
Protects sperm from genetic damage
reducing the risk of cancers of the kidney,
brain and leukemia in offspring
Foods Rich in Vitamin C
Food Serving size mg
Banana 1 med 10
Baked potato 1 med 16
Cabbage, raw 1 cup 23
Tomato 1 each 24
Kale, boiled cup 27
Sweet potato, baked 1 med 28
Blackberries 1 cup 30
Raspberries 1 cup 31

My recommended daily allowance for vitamin C is 250 mg.


Foods Rich in Vitamin C
Food Serving size mg
Broccoli, pieces, raw 1/2 cup 41
Sweet green bell peppers, raw 1 med 66
Orange 1 med 70
Kiwi fruit 1 each 75
Strawberries 1 cup 82
Pink/red grapefruit 1 each 94
Brussels sprouts, boiled 1 cup 98
Orange juice, fresh 1 cup 124
Sweet red bell peppers, raw 1 med 141

My recommended daily allowance for vitamin C is 250 mg.


Diet can Protect Against Skin
Cancer
Rabbits exposed to ultraviolet light for 24 weeks
Regular diet Regular diet with extra vit. C & E

24% got skin cancer 0% got skin cancer


High Sources of Vitamin E
%RDA
Food Serving size
(for males)
Wheat germ 1 tbs 11.2
Spinach, cooked 1/2 cup 11.7
Soybeans, green, boiled 1/2 cup 12.6
Mustard greens 1/2 cup 14.1
Blueberries 1 cup 14.5
Olive oil 1 tbs 15.6
Safflower oil 1 tbs 16.2

Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin E is 8 mg aTE (a-tocopherol


equivalents) (For IU, add one-third to the aTE value, e.g. 1 tbl of almond
butter 3.3 aTE = 4.4 IU)
High Sources of Vitamin E
%RDA
Food Serving size
(for males)
Margarine, tub 1 tbs 18.2
Soybean oil 1 tbs 23.5
Almonds 10 each 27.2
Canola oil 1 tbs 30.3
Almond butter 1 tbs 31.6
Sunflower seeds, oil roasted 1 tbs 42.4
Sunflower oil 1 tbs 42.4
Wheat germ oil 1 tsp 83.0
Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin E is 8 mg aTE (a-tocopherol
equivalents) (For IU, add one-third to the aTE value, e.g. 1 tbl of almond
butter 3.3 aTE = 4.4 IU)
The Power of Whole Plant Foods
Exceeds that of their component parts
One cup of cooked kale has 50mg of
Vitamin C and 13 IU of Vitamin E
The antioxidant potential of one cup of kale
is equal to 800mg of Vitamin C and 1100
units of Vitamin E
The Power of Whole Plant Foods
In a study of 28 women, the increased
serving of fruits and vegetables from 5 to 12
servings a day resulted in over 50%
reduction of damage to the DNA when they
were eating 12 servings of fruits and
vegetables a day.
The Power of Whole Plant Foods
Phytochemicals are protective against cancer.
A free radical is an oxygen atom that is unstable,
highly reactive and very toxic and damaging to
tissues including damaging instructions to cells.
An average cell gets about 10,000 hits a day from
free radicals.
The Creator has provided a way to protect us from
free radical damage through whole plant foods.
The Antioxidant Top Ten Fruits
(based on equal weight proportions)

1. Strawberry 6. Grapefruit, pink


2. Plum 7. White grapes
3. Orange 8. Banana
4. Red grapes 9. Apple
5. Kiwi fruit 10. Tomato
The Antioxidant Top Ten Vegetables
(based on equal weight proportions)

1. Garlic 6. Broccoli
2. Kale 7. Beets
3. Spinach 8. Red bell pepper
4. Brussels sprouts 9. Onion
5. Alfalfa sprouts 10. Corn
Food Sources of Cancer-Fighting
Phytochemicals
Phytochemical Foods
Sinigrin Brussels sprouts
Sulphoraphane Broccoli
Dithiolthiones Broccoli
Resveratrol Red grapes
PEITC Watercress
Limonene Citrus fruits
Allyl sulfides Garlic, onions, leeks
Isoflavones, Saponins Soybeans, legumes
Protease Inhibitors Soybeans, legumes
Ellagic Acid Grapes
Caffeic Acid Fruits
Phytiiic Acid Grains
Obesity Increases Breast Cancer
Risk
Pre-menopause Post-menopause
Risk Risk
Thin 1 1
Overweight 2x 5x
Obese 3x 12x
Obesity and Increased Risk of
Death from Cancer
60 Men Women
55
50
% of 40 33
increased 30
23
risk of 19
death 20 14
9
10
0
20-30% 30-40% 40+%
Above average body weight
Obesity
Increases the risk of cancer
Increases the risk of high blood pressure
Increases the risk of diabetes
Increases the risk of heart disease
Waist to Hip Ratio of greater that 0.8 for
women and 0.95 for men
Colon Cancer and Meal
Frequency
Risk of Rectal Risk of Colon
Meals per day
Cancer Cancer
2 or less 1.0 1.0
3 1.7 1.4
4 or more 1.9 1.9
Exercise and Cancer
Reduces risk of breast cancer by 30-60%
Reduces risk of ovarian and endometrial
cancer
Reduces risk of prostate cancer
Reduces risk of colon cancer
Increases natural interferon, interleukin 1
and 2, and natural killer cells
Elements of a Cancer-Protective
Lifestyle
Proper diet Regular meals with no
Fruits snacks
Vegetables Regular aerobic
Cereal grains exercise
Nuts Sunlight in moderation
Maintain proper Stress control
weight
Prevention
American Cancer American Heart
Societys Associations
Recommendations Recommendations
No smoking No smoking
Avoid obesity Avoid obesity
Eat more fiber Eat more fiber
Eat more fruits and Eat more fruits and
vegetables and less vegetables and less
meat meat
Exercise regularly Exercise regularly

They are the same!!


Spiritual Cancer = Sin
1 John 3
4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth
also the law: for sin is the transgression of
the law.
Psalm 139
23 Search me, O God, and know my heart:
try me, and know my thoughts:
24 And see if there be any wicked way in
me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Spiritual Cancer Prevention
Know the cancer warning signs
Undergo appropriate cancer screening
Avoid carcinogens
Boost the immune system