Eating two medium-sized mushrooms a day could lower your cancer risk by 45 per cent, analysis of multiple research studies suggests – but other researchers urge caution about its conclusions. Photo: Getty Images Eating two medium-sized mushrooms a day could lower your cancer risk by 45 per cent, analysis of multiple research studies suggests – but other researchers urge caution about its conclusions. Photo: Getty Images
Eating two medium-sized mushrooms a day could lower your cancer risk by 45 per cent, analysis of multiple research studies suggests – but other researchers urge caution about its conclusions. Photo: Getty Images
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Eating two mushrooms a day could lower cancer risk by 45 per cent, study finds. Experts recommend a pinch of salt

  • Mushrooms contain high levels of antioxidants, and chemical components believed to strengthen the immune system. A study touts their anti-cancer properties
  • Reviewing the study findings, scientists caution against the idea of ‘miracle foods’ and suggest mushrooms can be a component of a diet that lowers cancer risks

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Eating two medium-sized mushrooms a day could lower your cancer risk by 45 per cent, analysis of multiple research studies suggests – but other researchers urge caution about its conclusions. Photo: Getty Images Eating two medium-sized mushrooms a day could lower your cancer risk by 45 per cent, analysis of multiple research studies suggests – but other researchers urge caution about its conclusions. Photo: Getty Images
Eating two medium-sized mushrooms a day could lower your cancer risk by 45 per cent, analysis of multiple research studies suggests – but other researchers urge caution about its conclusions. Photo: Getty Images
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