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Can Dietary Fiber Help Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer?

* the opinions expressed are those of the author and not Nutrition Ink. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women and the prevalence is rising over time. Nutrition influences cancer etiology in about 35% of cancer cases. Preventative dietary advice often includes reducing intake of alcohol, red meat, and fat and increasing intake of fiber and vitamin D from various food sources1. What is Dietary Fiber? Dietary Fiber is a nutrient that is not digested by gastrointestinal enzymes. It is found in vegetable, fruits, whole grains and legumes. The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of Fiber for men is 30-38 grams and for women is 25 grams a day for 18-50 years old and 21 grams a day if a

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