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Med diet cuts risk of cancer

2nd July 2008

According to two separate studies, elements of the Mediterranean diet can reduce the danger of developing cancer.

Scientists at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich found that the addition of 400g of broccoli or peas per week to the food consumed by men at high risk of prostate cancer could affect the "activity of genes in the prostate which other studies have linked to cancer".

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Article Information

Title: Med diet cuts risk of cancer
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7349
Date Added: 2nd Jul 2008

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