Eating a healthy plant-based diet that includes legumes such as peas may help men to lower the risk of bowel cancer, study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
Eating a healthy plant-based diet that includes legumes such as peas may help men to lower the risk of bowel cancer, study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
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Bowel cancer risk 22pc lower for men who eat a diet high in healthy plant-based foods, study finds

  • Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is the third most common cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide
  • Research linked a diet high in vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes to a 22 per cent lower risk of bowel cancer in men compared to the least healthy diet

Eating a healthy plant-based diet that includes legumes such as peas may help men to lower the risk of bowel cancer, study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
Eating a healthy plant-based diet that includes legumes such as peas may help men to lower the risk of bowel cancer, study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
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