Choosing Chicken Instead of Pork May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

A new study suggests that eating chicken instead of beef, lamb, or pork may decrease a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by 28%.Choosing Chicken Instead of Pork May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

For the study, the US National Cancer Institute analyzed the diets of more than 42,000 women and tracked their health and wellbeing for 8 years. The analysis showed that those women who ate red meat the most were almost 25% more likely to develop the condition than those who ate the least.

Study author Dr Dale Sandler says: “Red meat has been identified as a probable carcinogen. Our study adds further evidence red meat consumption may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer whereas poultry was associated with decreased risk.”


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