Legume and Nuts Consumption in Relation to Odds of Breast Cancer: A Case-Control Study

Year Published: 2020


Nutr Cancer


Yaser Sharif, Omid Sadeghi, Sanaz Benisi-Kohansal, Leila Azadbakht, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh


This study looked at the relationship between legume/nut intake and odds of breast cancer in 1150 women. Peanuts/tree nuts were included in the “nuts” category.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Peanut/tree nut intake was associated with an 84% lower odds of breast cancer when comparing participants who consumed the most peanuts/tree nuts to those who consumed the least.