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Five-a-day 'will not cut cancer'

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A study by cancer researchers has found that the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables may be much weaker than originally thought.

The findings, from a study of 500,000 Europeans researched over nine years, found that although eating fruit and vegetables is still key to good health, it only has a modest effect on protecting against cancer.

Jane Hughes reports.

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