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Does eating daily amounts of deep green salads, yellow and green squash, and broccoli decrease my risk for dying of cancer?
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500-600g (about 4-5 servings) of green, leafy salads (kale, romaine, spinach, etc. and NOT iceberg lettuce) lower your risk of dying from different forms of cancer. Raw or lightly steamed is optimal.
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Fruit and vegetable consumption and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies 3. https://www.parting.com/blog/funeral-costs-how-much-does-an-average-funeral-cost/”