Eating mix of fruits, veggies may cut lung cancer risk


September 1, 2010

CNN Health

We've all heard the expression, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." And for years, we've known that at least in spirit, it's  somewhat true. Fruits and vegetables are full of vitamins and nutritionists say they contain ingredients that can fight off certain illnesses.

Now a new study, published this week in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, finds that eating a diverse diet of veggies and fruit can decrease your risk of developing lung cancer, especially if you are a smoker... Read More