CSIRO urges balanced diet

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The foods we eat may help to protect against cancer, the
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
(CSIRO) announced recently. ...

The foods we eat may help to protect against cancer, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) announced recently. "A diet which includes cereals, fruits and vegetables is likely to offer the best protection," said Professor Richard Head, Chief of CSIRO Health Sciences and Nutrition. He added that all food groups including meat, dairy products, fruits, vegetables and cereals contribute essential nutrients for optimal health. Referring to recent discussions in the media about reducing red meat consumption as part of cancer prevention he was keen to add that the position of CSIRO made no recommendations to reduce current intakes as recommended by the Australian Guide to Healthy

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