Peanuts Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Washington University School of Medicine Study

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Girls who eat more peanut butter could improve their breast health later in life. Girls ages 9 to 15 who regularly ate peanut butter or nuts were 39 percent less likely to develop benign breast disease by age 30, according to a new study. Benign breast disease, although noncancerous, increases risk of breast cancer later in life.

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