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Research at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine indicates what we have been saying about consumption of animal protein on this BLOG. They say that the interaction of animal protein within our bodies may raise the attention of our immune system. This immune response causes chronic inflammation which can trigger tumor growth. This should be the first quest of modern Nutrigenomic research. Find foods that link to cancer genes being activated or tumor genes being silenced. I believe that the animal protein may be to close to us on the evolutionary scale and trigger genes that shouldn’t be in our bodies.