Can fiber reduce breast cancer risk? The latest major research report on diet’s link to breast cancer risk concluded that data is too limited to allow any conclusions about dietary fiber. However, the report’s analysis of observational cohort studies shows that women who consumed more dietary fiber were less likely to develop breast cancer than those who consumed less. Is this enough to justify any change in steps we already take to reduce breast cancer risk?
*Note: Originally published in 2011, this post has been updated in 2019 based on results of new studies.