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How Do Plant Foods Work Their Anti-Cancer Magic? This RD Explains

By Steph Coogan MS RDN, Nutritionist

Many researchers agree that a vegetarian or vegan diet can significantly decrease cancer risk. This is especially true for diets based on whole foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. ¬†But when it comes down to it, how do plant-foods work their anti-cancer magic?   1. Phytonutrients: ¬†Phytonutrients are naturally occurring chemicals found only in plants t

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