Lifestyle Modifications and Colorectal Cancer

  title={Lifestyle Modifications and Colorectal Cancer},
  author={L Durko and Ewa Malecka-Panas},
  booktitle={Current colorectal cancer reports},
Many studies suggest that Western lifestyle and dietary factors may be responsible for the high incidence of colorectal cancer in industrialized countries. Consumption of high amounts of red and processed meat and low intake of fiber and multiple protective phytochemicals found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains might be responsible for the high incidence of this neoplasm in the Western world. Additionally, obesity, lack of physical activity, tobacco and alcohol use, sleep deprivation, and… CONTINUE READING
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