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Study links 5.2% of new cancer cases in 2015 to poor diet

A study published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum linked an estimated 80,110 new cancer cases in US adults in 2015, or about 5.2%, to poor diet. The largest cancer burdens were associated with low whole-grain and dairy consumption, low consumption of vegetables and fruits, and high intakes of processed meats, red meat and sugar-sweetened beverages.

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