Choline intake and risk of lethal prostate cancer: incidence and survival.

@article{Richman2012CholineIA,
  title={Choline intake and risk of lethal prostate cancer: incidence and survival.},
  author={Erin L. Richman and Stacey A. Kenfield and Meir J. Stampfer and Edward L. Giovannucci and Steven H Zeisel and Walter C Willett and June M Chan},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={96 4},
  pages={
          855-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Meat, milk, and eggs have been inconsistently associated with the risk of advanced prostate cancer. These foods are sources of choline-a nutrient that may affect prostate cancer progression through cell membrane function and one-carbon metabolism. No study has examined dietary choline and the risk of lethal prostate cancer. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to examine whether dietary choline, choline-containing compounds, and betaine (a choline metabolite) increase the risk of lethal… CONTINUE READING

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