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Green tea may cut prostate cancer risk: Japan
Drinking green tea may reduce the risk of
advanced prostate cancer, according to a study
by researchers at Japan's National Cancer
Center. men who drank five or more cups a day
might halve the risk of developing advanced
prostate cancer compared with those who drank
less than one cup a day.
Tea intake is second only to water in terms of worldwide popularity as a beverage. This link is to an abstract of a study of the effects of various polyphenol components of green tea that have been shown to have a protective effect in prostate cancer and breast cancer in various pre-clinical animal models and has been reported to be effective in several other cancer types as well.
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