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Tea drinking is now a fairly well established as a negative risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). People who drink more tea are at lower risk of developing CVD. In animals the consumption of tea and phytochemicals extracted from tea are associated with a reduced risk of cancer. However,...
 
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Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women after skin cancer and it is the number one cancer killer of women who do not smoke. Most cases of breast cancer occur after menopause and are more common in overweight and obese women. Cases of breast cancer that develop...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Women who consume more soy foods and other legumes rich in isoflavones are less likely to die from breast cancer. There have been growing concerns, particularly among American oncologists treating breast cancer, that isoflavones found in soy foods may increase the risk of cancer recurrence among breast cancer patients. It is known these patients benefit ... Soy Foods Lower Risk for Breast Cancer
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  The evidence continues to mount linking an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer with much the same risk factors now linked to a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Pancreatic cancer is a very deadly cancer killing more than 35,000 Americans each year. Five-year survival is less than 5% for pancreatic cancer whereas ... Pancreatic Cancer Factors Same as CVD
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A rich diet, high in fatty animal products and refined carbohydrates, particularly when combined with a sedentary lifestyle, is known to promote insulin resistance in many people. This results in elevated levels of insulin in the blood. It has been proposed that high levels of insulin may be promoting...