Animal Research Minute – Could walnuts be a weapon against prostate cancer?

Well, UPI reports that new research suggests walnuts could both prevent and slow the growth of prostate cancer. Researchers discovered when mice with prostate cancer were fed walnuts daily, they had smaller and slower-growing tumors than mice with cancer that were not fed walnuts. While more research is needed, if this study translates to people it would mean that eating about 3 ounces of walnuts per day could help fight and slow the growth of prostate cancer.

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