Carbs Might Be Putting You At Risk For Lung Cancer
Research participants who'd never smoked but ate diets high on the glycemic index had elevated risks of developing lung cancer.By Ryan Biek | March 7, 2016
Can certain carbohydrates raise your risk of lung cancer, even if you don't smoke?
Diets high in the glycemic index cause insulin levels to rise in the blood. White bread and white potatoes fit into this category.
Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center recently found participants whose diets had the highest glycemic indexes were more than twice as likely as those with the lowest indexes to develop lung cancer.