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Green vegetables may prevent cervical and other cancers

Evidence again points to the fact that fruit and vegetable intake are crucial for a healthy diet. Some people believe that the fact that many people no longer consume adequate quantities of fruit and vegetables is linked to the rising prevalence of cancer. Cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli and sprouts produce compounds that are believed to help fight cancer. It is believed that these vegetables may have a preventative effect on cervical and other cancers.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Scotsman

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About: Green vegetables may prevent cervical and other cancers

Date: 16 November 2004

Source: Scotsman

Author: Alison Hardie

URL: http://news.scotsman.com/uk.cfm?id=1323302004

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