Women who go on a low carb diet just two days per week have a lower risk of developing breast cancer compared to those who follow a standard calorie-restricted diet every day of the week,
in order to lose weight and lower their insulin blood levels. Long-term high blood insulin levels are known to raise cancer risk. These findings were presented by scientists from Genesis Prevention Center at University Hospital in South Manchester, England, at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
The researchers stressed that a larger, longer-term additional study is required.
Michelle Harvie, Ph.D., SRD, a research dietician at the Genesis Prevention Center, who presented the study said: Read more…
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