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Phosphates Alert: Dangers of this Inorganic Chemical

Jun 01, 2009 03:00AM

New research suggests that a diet high in inorganic phosphates, found in a variety of processed foods, including meats, cheeses, beverages and bakery products, might speed the growth of lung cancer tumors and may even contribute to development of such tumors in individuals predisposed to the disease.

Source: American Thoracic Society, 2008

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