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A 43-year-old member asked:

Is dietary fat advice for cancer prevention similar to heart disease prevention?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 28 years experience
Pretty much: The link isn't direct in either case, so "eat healthy" is the general advice. Shoot for the "mediterranean diet" or an Asian menu and you'll be fine.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is important to limit the intake of saturated fats.
May 24, 2012

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Dietary fat advice for cancer prevention is similar to heart disease prevention. So why don't people follow it?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Habit: Habits sometimes can be hard to break and hard to establish. This is why it is important to establish healthy habits early in life. One of the best things we can do for young people is to set a good example, so they can have life-long healthy habits.
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