Feature on national cancer study to find out if breast cancer survivors had less recurrence if they ate a low fat diet loaded with fruits and vegetables, a much more plentiful plant based diet than the 5-a-Day guidelines promoted by the USDA.

Findings show the increase of fruits and vegetables did not make a difference in the recurrence of breast cancer, however, researchers say that a certain amount of fruits and vegetables are still essential for reducing the risk of cancer. More than 3,000 women nationwide participated in the study, more than 400 were from here in Arizona.

Arizona Cancer Center