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Shelled walnuts (unknown which specific variety) Shelled walnuts (unknown which specific variety) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 Eating walnuts on a regular basis slows the growth of breast cancer.

Walnuts slow cancer growth  due to the presence of  powerful plant chemicals which include omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants, such as gamma tocopherol, a form of Vitamin E, melatonin and phytosterols.  While all of  these plant elements have anti-cancer activity, it is the synergistic presence of all of these nutrients together that makes walnuts such a potent cancer fighting food.

Researchers agree that walnut rich diets suppress the growth and development of breast tumors and suggest that adding walnuts to a healthy diet may reduce the risk of breast cancer as well as colorectal cancer, both of which are two of the most prevalent cancers in women.  [click to continue…]

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