July 2002 Issue
F Folate may protect people from suffering the same fate as a family member with colon cancer, according to 16 years of data from more than 88,000 women in the Nursesí Health Study. While dietary folate had only a minimal protective effect on the risk of colon cancer among women with no family history, those with a family history who got more than 400 micrograms of folate a day were only half as
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