Dietary fiber intake reduces risk for colorectal adenoma: a meta-analysis.

  title={Dietary fiber intake reduces risk for colorectal adenoma: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Qiwen Ben and Yunwei Sun and Rui Chai and Aihua Qian and Bin Xu and Yao-zong Yuan},
  volume={146 3},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Reports on the association between dietary fiber intake and risk of colorectal adenoma (CRA), the precursor of colorectal cancer, have been inconsistent. We conducted a meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies to analyze this association. METHODS We searched the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases to identify relevant studies published through July 2013. A random-effects model was used to estimate summary relative risks (SRRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for… CONTINUE READING
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