Effects of Walnut Consumption on Colon Carcinogenesis and Microbial Community Structure.

  title={Effects of Walnut Consumption on Colon Carcinogenesis and Microbial Community Structure.},
  author={Masako Nakanishi and Yanfei Sun Xue Chen and Veneta Qendro and Shingo Miyamoto and Erica J Sodergren Weinstock and George Weinstock and Daniel W Rosenberg},
  journal={Cancer prevention research},
  volume={9 8},
Walnuts are composed of a complex array of biologically active constituents with individual cancer-protective properties. Here, we assessed the potential benefit of whole walnut consumption in a mouse tumor bioassay using azoxymethane. In study 1, a modest reduction (1.3-fold) in tumor numbers was observed in mice fed a standard diet (AIN-76A) containing 9.4% walnuts (15% of total fat). In study 2, the effects of walnut supplementation was tested in the Total Western Diet (TWD). There was a… CONTINUE READING
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