Mechanisms linking dietary fiber, gut microbiota and colon cancer prevention.

Abstract

Many epidemiological and experimental studies have suggested that dietary fiber plays an important role in colon cancer prevention. These findings may relate to the ability of fiber to reduce the contact time of carcinogens within the intestinal lumen and to promote healthy gut microbiota, which modifies the host's metabolism in various ways. Elucidation of… (More)
DOI: 10.4251/wjgo.v6.i2.41

Topics

1 Figure or Table

Statistics

0204020142015201620172018
Citations per Year

62 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 62 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Cite this paper

@article{Zeng2014MechanismsLD, title={Mechanisms linking dietary fiber, gut microbiota and colon cancer prevention.}, author={Huawei Zeng and Darina Lazarova Lazarova and Michael Bordonaro}, journal={World journal of gastrointestinal oncology}, year={2014}, volume={6 2}, pages={41-51} }