Researcher showed, in patients of colon cancer, Diets with a higher consumption of nuts may be associated with a significantly reduced incidence of cancer recurrence and death. Study results are published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
After completion of treatment with surgery and chemotherapy, 826 participants were followed for 6.5 years. Individuals who regularly consumed one-ounce servings of nuts at least twice a week each showed a 42% improvement in disease-free survival and a 57% improvement in overall survival.
One ounce of nuts is: 24 almonds, 18 medium cashews, 35 peanuts.
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