Could 5:2 diet play a role in preventing breast cancer?

“Women who follow the 5:2 diet ‘could reduce their risk of breast cancer’,” the Mail Online reports.
A small study found some women who followed the diet experienced breast cell changes thought to be protective againstbreast cancer. But the study was too small and too…
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“Women who follow the 5:2 diet ‘could reduce their risk of breast cancer’,” the Mail Online reports.

A small study found some women who followed the diet experienced breast cell changes thought to be protective againstbreast cancer. But the study was too small and too short to prove this is definitely the case.

The 5:2 diet is based on the idea that you eat a normal healthy diet for five days of the week and a fasting diet – recommendations are usually around 500 calories for women and 600 for men – for the other two days.

The study involved 24 women who were overweight or obese, aged 35 to 45, free of cancer or diabetes, and with a higher than average breast cancer risk.

The women were told to drop their calorie intake by 75% on two consecutive days a week and follow a Mediterranean diet for the remaining five.

The women lo

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