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Tomatoes may lower prostate cancer risk

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

BBC: Research suggests that men who consume more than 10 portions of tomatoes per week may reduce their risk by 20%.

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, with 35,000 new cases and around 10,000 deaths in the UK every year.

Cancer experts recommend eating a range of fruit and vegetables to lower the risk of developing the disease.

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