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March 2, 2017 | 1 minute read

7 Key Nutrients: Find Them in Your Cancer-Fighting Foods

You know nutrients are good for you – it’s in the word itself. And it’s easy to think that headlines touting an individual vitamin or mineral means you should take more of that particular one.

But AICR research shows that you shouldn’t depend upon supplements – single or mixed nutrients – for cancer protection. Our research suggests you should get these nutrients from the foods, which will give you a powerful mix of health-promoting substances.

From the familiar to the lesser known, here are seven nutrients recognized for their health benefits and where you can find them in cancer fighting foods.

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