June 2001 Issue
Colorful Diet Helps Keep Cancer At Bay: Fruits And Vegetables Are Key
News reports about the role diet plays in cancer prevention seem to be as fickle as the recent stock market. One week, fiber is the cure-all for colon cancer; the next week, itís dismissed as unimportant. Late last year, for example, a large study from Harvard Medical School shocked even experts when researchers found virtually no connection between fruit and vegetable consumption (or even fiber-rich fruits and vegetables) and colon cancer. As one of the largest studies of its
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