RFF #5 – A low fat diet can reduce risk for breast cancer

That’s right, if everyone ate a low fat diet, breast cancer rates would decrease by 7.3%. That’s 10 333 cases in the US alone, every year!

I don’t know about you, but french fries suddenly look less appetizing.

–I learned about this fact from: Dayal HH, Kalia A. Preventing breast cancer in postmenopausal women by achievable diet modification: A missed opportunity in public health policy. The Breast, 2010;19:309-311.


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