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Cheese from hormone-treated cows found to raise the risk of breast cancer by over 50%… one more reason to buy organic

That gooey mozzarella on your pizza may be the best thing next to chocolate, but little do people know that cheese is quite literally “to die for.” Previous studies have established a link between dairy products and obesity, which in turn increases the risk of developing up to 13 types of cancer.  Now, a recent study supports that claim. Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York examined more than 3,000 women and found that those who had the highest consumption of cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and other American varieties had a 53 percent increased risk of developing breast cancer. However, eating yogurt was associated with a 30 percent reduced risk of cancer.  Read more...



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