Eating grapefruit linked to increase in breast cancer risk

Maria Gifford Editor
  • The British Journal of Cancer has reported a link between grapefruit and breast cancer. A study of 50,000 postmenopausal women found that eating grapefruit every day could increase the risk of breast cancer by nearly one-third. Grapefruit is believed to raise levels of oestrogen, the hormone associated with a higher risk of breast cancer.


    More information from BBC News: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6900482.stm 


    Best of health,

    Maria

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Published On: July 17, 2007