International research group finds link between late-night dinners and breast cancer

Women who eat rice or noodles after 10pm are more at risk of developing breast cancer. The risk increases by half if food is consumed after 10pm at least once a week for more than a year, compared to those women who never snack late at night.

That is what an international research group found in its first collaborative paper. The group is a Tripartite research collaboration between Utrecht University in Holland, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the University of Toronto. ChemE professor Greg Evans is one of the leaders of the project for the University of Toronto.

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