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A 60-year study of 3,878 men and women living in rural and urban areas of England and Scotland found that participants who consumed more fruit as children had less cancer later in life.

Initial food surveys were carried out in 1930s prewar Britain and examined for vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene intake. Compared to those who ate the least fruit as children, those who ate the most were 38 percent less likely to develop cancer as adults.

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