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Walnuts May Protect Against Breast Cancer

Posted on Jun 11, 2009 in Cancer

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 NEW YORK – Eating walnuts may provide women with essential omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and phytosterols that can help reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to the results of an animal study presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research’s 100th annual meeting in Denver. “Walnuts can be considered a valuable part of a healthy diet,” principal investigator Dr. Elaine Hardman of Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia, told Reuters Health. “When you need or want a snack, a few walnuts...

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