How Can Nuts Help Prevent Cancer…

Eat More Nuts to Lower Cancer Risks

Margie King | Green Med Info

nuts and cancer

The medical industry is losing the cancer battle. Arm yourself with cancer-fighting nuts.

Despite a decades-long, multi-billion dollar war on cancer, the global burden of this deadly disease is expected to rise 50% in just the next five years.[i] A handful of nuts a day could help protect you.

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota took note of science finding that nuts are heart healthy. They asked whether nuts could also protect against cancer. They conducted a meta-analysis of 36 observational studies including 30,708 patients on the disease-preventive powers of nut consumption. They included 16 cohort studies along with 20 case-control studies.

Their results published in Nutrition Reviews concluded that nut consumption was linked with an overall decrease in cancer risk. In particular, it was inversely associated with risk of colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, and pancreatic cancer.[ii]

The combined studies which ranged from 4.6 to 30 years of follow-up found that, compared to patients eating the least nuts, those consuming the most nuts had:

a 24% lower risk of colorectal cancer,
a 42% lower risk of endometrial cancer, and
a 32% lower risk of pancreatic cancer.
In addition, those eating more nuts had a 15% lower risk of cancer in READ MORE:

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