Tuesday, March 14, 2006

High Carb Diets May Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Online - International News Network, March 12, 2006
Diets that have a high "glycemic index" -- that is, they produce high blood sugar levels -- may increase the risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal women who’ve used hormone replacement therapy (HRT), study results suggest. The link may be stronger among those who do not engage in vigorous physical activity. Typically, high glycemic index diets include a lot of sugars and refined starches and carbohydrates, which produce a rapid rise in blood glucose levels. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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