Tomatoes May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

tomato-basil soup
tomato-basil soup
Flickr/Medical News Today. "Based on this data, we believe regular consumption of at least the daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables would promote breast cancer prevention in an at-risk population."

The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Previous studies have linked tomato consumption to reductions in the risk for stroke and prostate cancer.

According to the National Cancer Institute, women in the United States have a 12% risk of developing breast cancer at some point in their lives. This risk increases with age.

Yes, spaghetti sauce counts!


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