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Grapefruit Link to Breast Cancer

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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 06:21 PM
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Grapefruit Link to Breast Cancer


news.bbc.co.uk

Eating grapefruit every day could raise the risk of developing breast cancer by almost a third, US scientists say.
A study of 50,000 post-menopausal women found eating just a quarter of a grapefruit daily raised the risk by up to 30%.

The fruit is thought to boost levels of oestrogen - the hormone associated with a higher risk of the disease, the British Journal of Cancer reported.
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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 06:21 PM
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Grapefruit, Good for taking off the weight, but now bad for breast cancer?

For years the medical field has said that eating fruits and vegetables was essential for a good healthy balanced meal, now, maybe as little as a quarter of a grapefruit eaten daily may heighten the risk for older women to develop breast cancer.

They do admit though that more research is definitely needed.

news.bbc.co.uk
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