The Protective Effect of Peanut, Walnut, and Almond Consumption on the Development of Breast Cancer

Year Published: 2015


Gynecol Obstet Invest


Soriano-Hernandez A.D; Madrigal-Perez D.G.; Galvan-Salazar H.R.; Arreola-Cruz A; Briseño-Gomez L; Guzmán-Esquivel J; Dobrovinskaya O; Lara-Esqueda A; Rodríguez-Sanchez I.P.; Baltazar-Rodriguez L.M.; Espinoza-Gomez F; Martinez-Fierro M.L; de-Leon-Zaragoza L.; Olmedo-Buenrostro B.A; Delgado-Enciso I.


This study was conducted in Mexico, and compared the diets of 97 breast cancer (BRC) patients to 102 normal (control) patients. Authors examined nut consumption and risk of breast cancer.

Key Findings

Key Findings: A high consumption of peanuts, walnuts, or almonds was associated with a 2-3x reduced risk of breast cancer.