Whole Foods Help Against Cancer

Whole foods will always fare better than micronutrient supplements.

JEANNE ERDMANN
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 07, 2013
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One large micronutrient prevention trial currently underway in the U.S. is testing whether vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acid might prevent colon cancer and heart disease. Vitamin D supplementation has been controversial because experts don’t agree about the health consequences of low vitamin D or whether low levels raise cancer risk or simply serve to identify people who are at higher risk due to other factors associated with low vitamin D.

“In the end it’s like Mom and apple pie,” Kristal says. “After decades, and after hundreds of millions of dollars of research, we discover you should eat an apple every day.”

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