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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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