EVOO Linked to Reduced Risk for Breast Cancer

September 22, 2015

The Mediterranean diet, consisting of mostly fruits, vegetables, grains, olive oil, nuts, legumes, and seafood, has recently been linked to a reduced risk for breast cancer, according to a randomized trial. Researchers assigned 4,152 women with an average age of 68 to three eating plans: The Mediterranean diet, a diet supplemented with mixed nuts, and a control group only given advice to reduce dietary fat.
After almost 5 years of following the patients researchers found that the group supplemented with EVOO had a 68% reduced risk for breast cancer.
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