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Lung Cancer Protection

Bridget M. Kuehn
JAMA. 2010;303(8):722. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.164.
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Experts generally agree that quitting the smoking habit is of key importance in reducing mortality due to lung cancer. Now, a new study funded by the National Cancer Institute suggests former smokers (as well as current ones) might also receive some protective effects against developing lung cancer by eating a diet high in leafy green vegetables or folate.

A new study suggests that eating a diet high in leafy greens may offer some protective effects against the development of lung cancer.

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A new study suggests that eating a diet high in leafy greens may offer some protective effects against the development of lung cancer.

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