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Nutritional Counseling

Every day, we seem to hear about another food or nutrient that might increase or decrease our risk of cancer. We all want to stay healthy, but does what you eat really play a role in determining your cancer risk?

Colon and breast cancer are among the most common forms of cancer in the United States – and they are often associated with what you eat. Other cancers shown to be linked to diet include lung, stomach and prostate.

While no single food or nutrient will magically protect you from cancer, there are some types of food that should help lower your cancer risk.

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