Saturday, January 01, 2005

Dietary factors modifying breast cancer risk and relation to time of intake

01/01/2005 - Tsubura A, Uehara N, Kiyozuka Y, Shikata N., Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 10:1 (January 2005), pp 87-100
Multiple factors contribute to the development of human breast cancer. However, environmental factors, especially dietary factors, appear to have the greatest effects. Evidence obtained in epidemiological studies has been corroborated by laboratory findings. Dietary components strongly associated with breast cancer include fat and phytochemicals. A diet high in n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) or monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) and low in n-6 PUFA is protective against breast cancer...

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