Mediterranean diet can reduce cancer by 40% study finds

A new study has revealed that following a Mediterranean diet can reduce the chance of getting a particular type of breast cancer by 40%.

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Over a 20 year period, scientists monitored over 62,000 woman and found that the closer to a Mediterranean diet the woman stuck to, the least likely they were to contract ER-negative cancers.What is the Mediterranean diet?

What is the Mediterranean diet?


Mediterranean diet is characterised by high consumption of fruit, vegetables, olive oil, whole grains and fish. It is also associated with reducing heart attack and stroke risk - in 2013, a study found that over a five year period, people who followed the diet were 30% less likely to suffer from either.

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