Published in Cancer Weekly, November 14th, 2000
Harvard researchers report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that studies involving more than 136,000 health professionals who were repeatedly interviewed over 16 years found that eating fruits and vegetables had virtually no effect on the incidence of colon and rectal cancer.
This finding, published on November 1, 2000, is the opposite of dozens of studies over the last 20 years that reported some colorectal cancer protection from fruits and vegetables.
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