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Low-Fat Diets and Women's Health

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Low-Fat Diets and Women's Health

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Low-Fat Diets and Women's Health

Low-Fat Diets and Women's Health

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New data shows that a low-fat diet did not cut women's risks of breast cancer, colon cancer, stroke or heart attack. A discussion of the study and what it might mean for diet choices.

Guests:

Judith Hsia, professor of medicine at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Ross Prentice, member of the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington in Seattle