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Move Over Tomatoes! All Vegetables -- Especially The Cruciferous Kind -- May Prevent Prostate Cancer

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Eating just three servings of vegetables a day can cut a man's risk of prostate cancer nearly in half. While carrots, beans, greens and cooked tomatoes all were found to decrease risk, the strongest effect was for cruciferous vegetables. These findings will appear in the Jan. 5 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Eating a wide variety of vegetables is key to reducing one's risk, according to a new study


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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (2000, January 5). Move Over Tomatoes! All Vegetables -- Especially The Cruciferous Kind -- May Prevent Prostate Cancer. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000105044640.htm
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Move Over Tomatoes! All Vegetables -- Especially The Cruciferous Kind -- May Prevent Prostate Cancer." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000105044640.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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