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Updated on: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 09:12 PM IST

Onions, garlic lower breast cancer risk

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NEW DELHI: There's a link between eating onions and garlic can lower breast cancer risk among Puerto Rican women, according to a new study. The two ingredients are key in sofrito, a staple condiment in Puerto Rican cuisine.

“We found that among Puerto Rican women, the combined intake of onion and garlic, as well as sofrito, was associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer,” says lead author Gauri Desai, an epidemiology PhD student in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo.

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Published on: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 09:12 PM IST
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