Cancer protective effect of fruits and vegetables may be modest at best8 April 2010
An analysis of dietary data from more than 400,000 men and women found only a weak association between high fruit and vegetable intake and reduced overall cancer risk, according to a study published online April 1, 2010 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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Published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Advance Access, 6 April 2010.
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