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High-Fiber Diet Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer

March 11, 20169 min
Having a high fiber diet may reduce your risk of breast cancer.Having a high fiber diet early in life can reduce breast cancer risk later in life. Dr. Maryam Farvid and her team researched the impact of diet on breast cancer. They discovered that a 10g increase in fiber consumption per day in early adulthood was linked to a 13% reduction of breast cancer risk in women.This research suggests women increase their fiber intake earlier in life to receive these benefits instead of waiting until later in life to increase fiber consumption.Listen in as Dr. Farvid discusses how fiber can influence breast cancer risk.

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