White bread and pasta-rich diet increases risk of breast cancer returning

Eating white bread and pasta could increase risk of breast cancer returning in patients Starch-rich diet linked to new tumours developingRefined carbohydrates, such as white breads and white pasta, contain more starch than whole grains Eating cereal, bread and potatoes may boost the risk of breast cancer recurrence say scientists Eating plenty of cereal, bread and potatoes may boost the risk of breast cancer recurring in survivors, say scientists. A study found that former sufferers who followed a starch-rich diet were more likely to develop tumours compared to those who reduced their intake.