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EATING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES COULD REDUCE RISK OF VARIOUS CANCERS, UN REPORTS
New York, Mar 13 2003 12:00PM
A new scientific review by the United Nations health agency has revealed that eating fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of cancer, particularly those in the gastrointestinal tract.




“In many studies, there is a fairly consistent association of higher levels of fruits and vegetables intake with some reduction in cancer risk,” said Paul Kleihues, Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency of Research on Cancer (IARC), which coordinates and conducts research on the causes of human cancer and develops strategies for cancer control.



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