Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Brocolli and cauliflower cut prostate cancer risk

Eating broccoli and cauliflower regularly reduces the risk of prostate cancer, say US researchers, according to this story from the BBC.

A study of 1,300 men found they were better than any other vegetable at protecting against aggressive tumours, it says.

Writing in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the researchers said broccoli and cauliflower were known to contain anti-cancer compounds.

Experts advised the best way to reduce cancer risk was to eat a balanced diet, including lots of fruit and vegetables.....

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