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


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


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@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} }