ICYMI: February 16, 2018

Published on February 16, 2018

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: February 16, 2018

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Highly processed foods linked to cancer risk, study finds
THURSDAY, February 15, 2018 (NBC News) — Here’s another reason to eat fresh food: a new study shows that people who eat more highly processed foods such as chicken nuggets and instant noodles have a higher risk of cancer.

It’s long been known that eating fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains lowers the risk of cancer. Obesity also raises the risk of cancer, and junk food is full of calories.

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