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Could Phytochemicals in Avocados Protect Against Cancer?

I love indescribable things, like the taste of an avocado or the smell of a gardenia. — Barbra Streisand

AVOCADOS APPEAR TO BE HEALTHY for our bodies' cardiovascular, bone, gastrointestinal, and ocular systems. I recently heard that avocados might also reduce your risk of certain cancers. Is this headline clickbait, or does the science back the contention?

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Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com