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Non-fat milk may increase cancer risk

January 3, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
There's a new warning about non-fat milk.According to two studies published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, non-fat milk may actually increase the risk of prostate cancer.

Despite that, the studies also found the amount of calcium and vitamin D in the diet had little or no affect on the risk of prostate cancer. Dietary calcium and dairy products have long been thought to increase the risk of prostate cancer by affecting how vitamin D is metabolized.


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