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Studies provide more information about relationship between diet and cancer

Two recent studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that a diet high in red meat may increase the risk of colorectal cancer and diets high in fruit and vegetables do not protect against breast cancer. High red meat consumption (3 ounces per day for men) was found to increase the risk of colorectal cancer by 30 to 40% compared to low consumption.

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Date: 10 January 2005

Source: WBOC


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