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Let OMEGA-3s fight cancer

Walnuts - source of omega-3
Picture by Cristina Miguel

It might be one of the most guarded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) secrets, but finally it became public - eating food rich in omega-3 fatty acids may lower your cancer risk!

"Studies indicate that the omega-3 fatty acids found in walnuts may help lower cholesterol; protect against heart disease, stroke and some cancers; ease arthritis and other inflammatory diseases; and even fight depression and other mental illnesses."

"[O]mega-3 fatty acids inhibit the tumor growth that is promoted by the acids found in other fats... "

"[I]n treating major depression, for example, omega-3s seem to work by making it easier for brain cell receptors to process mood-related signals from neighboring neurons."

"The omega-3s found in fish oil are thought to be responsible for the significantly lower incidence of breast cancer in Japanese women as compared to women in the United States." (Source: This Popular Nut Slashed Breast Cancer Risk in Mice by 50%)