Unproven Cancer Diet Claims

  • Raymond J. Shamberger


Laetrile (Fig. 9–1) is an amygdalin, a cyanogentic glycoside that is naturally present as a toxicant (poison) in the kernels of apricot pits as well as a number of other stone fruits and nuts (e.g., macadamia nuts). There is a possibility that nature may have put it in the kernels to protect the plant from being eaten.


Pancreatic Enzyme Cyanic Acid Cyanogentic Glycoside Fermented Milk Product Cyanide Poisoning 


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© Raymond J. Shamberger 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond J. Shamberger
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  1. 1.The Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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