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Fruits, veggies may decrease lung cancer risk

August 31, 2010 12:59:28 AM PDT
A new study from the Netherlands says eating different fruits and vegetables could decrease smokers' risk of lung cancer.Those researchers found a variety of produce to be more important than the quantity.

According to the study, fruits and vegetables have many different bio-active compounds, and their theory is that a mix of the different compounds helps protect people.

However, scientists said the best way to protect yourself against lung cancer is to stop smoking altogether.