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2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein products and breast cancer?

Conclusion Statement

Limited evidence from cohort studies shows there is no association between the intake of animal protein products and overall breast cancer risk. However in sub-groups of breast cancer patients, limited evidence suggested a relationship between the intake of animal protein products and risk of developing breast cancer.

2010 DGAC Grade: Limited

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