Monthly Archive: February 2016


High daily dietary fiber reduces breast cancer risk by 13 percent

High intake of fiber-rich foods in adolescence and early adulthood could reduce women’s risk for breast cancer. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Maryam Farvid, visiting scientist at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health analyzed data of 90,534 women who were part of the Nurses’ Health Study …

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