Lentils and kidney beans ‘cut bowel cancer risk’ by up to a third

Source: Daily Mail

Eating pulses, brown rice, green vegetables and dried fruit could cut the risk of bowel cancer.

People who consume pulses such as kidney beans or lentils at least three times a week reduce their risk of developing polyps  – small growths in the lining of the bowel which can become cancerous – by a third, researchers say. 

Eating brown rice once a week cuts the risk by two fifths, while having cooked green vegetables at least once a day reduces it by a quarter.

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