High intake of fatty acids from fish may cut breast cancer risk

06/28/2013 | HealthDay News

A review of 21 studies found that high intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are found in oily fish such as salmon, sardines and tuna, was associated with a 14% lower risk of breast cancer in women. The risk of breast cancer dropped 5% for every 0.1-gram-per-day increase in n-3 PUFA intake. The study appeared online in BMJ.

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