Dr. Jai Maharaj

Cancer linked to fatty diet

The Times of India
Friday, July 18, 2003

London (Reuters) - Evidence of a link between fatty foods
and breast cancer is mounting with new research showing
that eating high fat milk, cheese, butter and meat may
raise the odds of developing the disease.

Scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the
charity Cancer Research UK found that women who had eaten
more than 90 grams of fat a day had double the risk of
breast cancer of those who had had half that amount.

The British study, published in The Lancet, is the second
in less than a week linking a high-fat diet with the
biggest cancer killer in women.

''It is emerging evidence of a link,'' said Dr Sheila
Bingham of the MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit in Cambridge
who conducted the British study.

''The effect seems to be related particularly to
saturated fat found mostly in high fat milk, meat and
some cereals such as biscuits and cakes,'' she said.

Bingham and her team studied detailed food diaries of
13,000 older women in Norfolk, who took part in a study
between 1993-1997.

''The women who were eating 90 grams of fat (a day) had a
two-fold risk of those who were eating 40 grams,'' she

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