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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2005

Diet May Cut Breast Cancer Risk From Drinking

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: October 31, 2005

Women who worry that drinking might increase their chance of developing breast cancer can take comfort in new research. Scientists in Australia reported in the British Medical Journal that eating high amounts of folic acid—found in leafy greens, citrus fruits and beans—may wipe out any risk of breast cancer attributable to moderate alcohol consumption.

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