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Reducing your risk of cancer

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International studies have shown that people who eat wholegrain and high-fibre foods regularly are less likely to develop bowel cancer, the most common cancer in Australia... Wholegrain foods also appear to offer some protection against stomach cancer, and the high phytoestrogen levels found in wholegrains, and especially in pulses, may play a part in protecting against breast and prostate cancer... Food made with wholegrain, or ground wholegrain in the form of wholemeal flour, contains all parts of the grain - the bran, germ and endosperm - making them higher in fibre than products made from refined grains...
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