Sugar Cancer Link. Does sugar feed cancer? Endocrinologist and prominent nutrition expert Dr. Robert Lustig discusses increasing evidence that excess sugar consumption is linked to growth in cancer in Western society.
Does sugar feed cancer? Excess sugar consumption is likely associated with increased cancer risk. Arctic inuits had low sugar and low processed food diet. Inuits practically did not have cancer. There is a link between sugar and cancer. It is mediated by increase in insulin growth factor. Is link between sugar and cancer myth? Sugar and Cancer link is becoming more established. Or does sugar feed cancer cells? Mutations in IGF allow cancer cells to uptake and metabolize sugar more efficiently. Vilhjalmur Stefansson studied inuits and wrote book “Cancer: diseases of civilization”. Sugar can lead cancer growth. But is there causation between sugar consumption and cancer rate increases? Video interview with top expert in pediatric endocrinology and nutrition. “Cancer: diseases of civilization” by Vilhjalmur Stefansson is the first book that linked Western diet and cancer. Sugar can lead to cancer growth.