Diet and colorectal cancer: current evidence for etiology and prevention.

  title={Diet and colorectal cancer: current evidence for etiology and prevention.},
  author={F{\'a}bio Guilherme Caserta Maryssael de Campos and A G Logullo Waitzberg and Desid{\'e}rio Roberto Kiss and Dan Linetzky Waitzberg and Angelita Habr-Gama and Joaquim-Jos{\'e} Gama-Rodrigues},
  journal={Nutricion hospitalaria},
  volume={20 1},
The etiology of colorectal cancer (CRC) involves the interaction of cell molecular changes and environmental factors, with a great emphasis on diet components. But the paths connecting lifestyle characteristicas and the colorectal carcinogenesis remain unclear. Several risk factors are commonly found in western diets, such as high concentrations of fat and animal protein, as well as low amounts of fiber, fruits and vegetables. A large number of experimental studies have found a counteractive… CONTINUE READING
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